Archives for "Maine/world"

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.

Wednesday

October 16, 2013 3:44 pm

Monica Wood, bestselling author of ‘When We Were the Kennedys,’ visits on Oct. 28

Monica Wood, bestselling author of ‘When We Were the Kennedys,’ visits on Oct. 28

Monica Wood, author of a popular memoir about growing up in a small Maine town in the early 1960s, speaks at Bates on Oct. 28.

Wednesday

October 16, 2013 3:15 pm

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Justice Albert Sachs, a key architect of South Africa’s post-apartheid constitution, speaks at Bates Oct. 24.

Wednesday

October 16, 2013 3:06 pm

Sociologist’s talk to explore challenges to activism in a neo-liberal society

Sociologist’s talk to explore challenges to activism in a neo-liberal society

Sociologist Corey Dolgon discusses the challenges of activism in a neo-liberal society on Oct. 22.