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Destany Franklin ’14, Bates athletics awarded for community engagement

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 2:46 pm

A Bates senior from Seattle and the college Department of Athletics were each recognized for outstanding work in public service and civic engagement by Maine Campus Compact.

Students and local residents enjoy a concluding a cappella performance during the debut College Night in Town (now known as Bates Night in Town). (Michael Pasek '12/Bates College)
Bates Night in Town to celebrate campus, community ties

Friday, May 2, 2014 2:28 pm

For the fourth time, Bates students and downtown businesses are eagerly anticipating Bates Night in Town, the May 7 celebration of town-gown ties.

Edmund Muskie '36 is sworn in as U.S. secretary of state by longtime friend and adviser Frank Coffin '40, a federal judge at the time. Looking on are, from left, President Jimmy Carter; Muskie's daughter Ellen Muskie Allen; and his wife, Jane Muskie.
On Ed Muskie’s 100th birthday, six things everyone should know

Thursday, March 27, 2014 2:08 pm

On his centennial today, what everyone should know about Edmund Muskie '36, our iconic U.S. statesman and environmental pioneer.

During a field trip to Cliff Island, Professor of Geology Dykstra Eusden '80 teaches students how to identify and measure different rock formations in order to create a map in ArcGIS, a mapping and spacial analysis tool. (Judson Peck '11)
New film features stunning White Mountain views — and Bates geologist Dyk Eusden, too

Friday, March 21, 2014 8:59 am

Eusden enters the film as an expert who links the experiential with the geological.

Down East Cider co-founders Tyler Mosher '11 (left) and Ross Brockman '11 held a tasting in the Bobcat Den last spring. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Forbes’ list of 30 Under 30 tabs Downeast Cider’s Brockman ’11, Mosher ’11 and Brockman ’08

Wednesday, January 8, 2014 12:36 pm

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

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

Monday, December 2, 2013 5:51 pm

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

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

Friday, November 8, 2013 8:28 am

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

The breaching of the Veazie Dam on the Penobscot River in July 2013. Photograph copyright © 2013 by the Penobscot Trust.
Law professor, conservationist to discuss Penobscot River restoration

Thursday, November 7, 2013 2:54 pm

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.

Travis Gould, Assistant Professor of Physics
Bates welcomes new faculty: Travis Gould, physics

Monday, November 4, 2013 9:37 am

"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."

Patrick Dempsey presents the CBB Challenge College Cup to, from left, organizer Hillary Throckmorton '15, Abby Zwetchkenbaum '15 (one of two top Bates fundraisers, along with Julia Gordon '15), President Clayton Spencer and the Bates Bobcat on Oct. 13 during a ceremony in Lewiston's Simard-Payne Park. (Meg Kimmel/Bates College)
Students take charge as inaugural CBB Patrick Dempsey Challenge goes to Bates

Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:00 pm

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

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