Archives for "Maine/world"

Thursday

March 13, 2014 10:55 am

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

He got the idea after making a major contribution to the report “Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis.”

Wednesday

January 8, 2014 12:36 pm

Forbes’ list of 30 Under 30 tabs Downeast Cider’s Brockman ’11, Mosher ’11 and Brockman ’08

Forbes’ list of 30 Under 30 tabs Downeast Cider’s Brockman ’11, Mosher ’11 and Brockman ’08

“These boys have made it their mission to build New England’s first and largest craft hard cider company,” says Forbes.

Tuesday

December 3, 2013 12:47 pm

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental award from the Shetland government and environmental organizations….

Monday

December 2, 2013 5:51 pm

Bangor Daily News profiles backcountry ski series creator Ben Leoni ’05

Bangor Daily News profiles backcountry ski series creator Ben Leoni ’05

The show follows series creator Ben Leoni ’05 and fellow backcountry skiers as they head into the boondocks of the Northeast.

Friday

November 8, 2013 8:28 am

Public radio’s Marketplace heads Down East, visits Raye’s Mustard and Kevin Raye ’83

Public radio’s Marketplace heads Down East, visits Raye’s Mustard and Kevin Raye ’83

The Raye mustard business dates to 1903, when the Maine sardine business was booming along the coast.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 2:54 pm

Law professor, conservationist to discuss Penobscot River restoration

Law professor, conservationist to discuss Penobscot River restoration

University of Maine Professor of Law David Owens and conservationist Colin Apse discuss freshwater sustainability measures, environmental law and the Penobscot River Restoration Project at Bates on Nov. 11.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 11:32 am

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

A forum on youth homelessness in Maine and a talk by a leading climate change activist take place a day apart in presentations at Bates College.

Monday

November 4, 2013 9:37 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Travis Gould, physics

Bates welcomes new faculty: Travis Gould, physics

“Being in the classroom is something I always find immediately rewarding,” says Bates physicist Travis Gould. “I feel like I’m making a difference for somebody.”

Friday

November 1, 2013 10:38 am

Bates a Fulbright ‘top producer’ again, and the secret of our success

Bates a Fulbright ‘top producer’ again, and the secret of our success

“When you have talented teacher-scholars mentoring very bright, internationally oriented students, you get great results in the fellowship arena.”

Thursday

October 17, 2013 12:00 pm

Students take charge as inaugural CBB Patrick Dempsey Challenge goes to Bates

Students take charge as inaugural CBB Patrick Dempsey Challenge goes to Bates

Hillary Throckmorton ’15 marshals community participation in the CBB Dempsey Challenge to secure a Bates victory.