Archives for "Maine/world"

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.

Monday

September 9, 2013 4:04 pm

Personal history by Brunswick author opens Language Arts Live series

Personal history by Brunswick author opens Language Arts Live series

Jaed Coffin, whose first book chronicles his experience as a Buddhist monk in his mother’s native Thailand, opens the Language Arts Live series Sept. 19.

Monday

September 9, 2013 2:33 pm

Bold printmakers from Japan, Maine images by iconic photographer featured at Museum of Art

Bold printmakers from Japan, Maine images by iconic photographer featured at Museum of Art

Images of Maine by famed 20th-century photographer Berenice Abbott and prints by Japanese artists known for pushing the boundaries of…

Wednesday

August 28, 2013 10:35 am

Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

Megan Lubetkin ’16 raised not only produce and livestock, but awareness of programs such as food shares for families in need and cooking classes for at-risk and refugee youth.

Tuesday

August 27, 2013 2:11 pm

Gabe Clark ’02 tells Bangor Daily News that grass-fed beef is where it’s at

Gabe Clark ’02 tells Bangor Daily News that grass-fed beef is where it’s at

Gabe Clark ’02 is front and center in a Bangor Daily News story about Maine’s chance to expand sales of grass-fed beef.

Friday

August 23, 2013 2:03 pm

Video: At Jane Doe Inc., Tracey ’15 explains men’s work in combatting domestic violence

Video: At Jane Doe Inc., Tracey ’15 explains men’s work in combatting domestic violence

Cody Tracey ’15 of Baltimore received a 2013 Harward Summer Student Fellowship to work at the Boston-based Jane Doe Inc.,…

Tuesday

August 20, 2013 2:33 pm

Racing to protect water supply, Auburn Water District is buoyed by Bates collaboration

Racing to protect water supply, Auburn Water District is buoyed by Bates collaboration

A collaboration between Bates and the Auburn Water District is enabling authorities to better monitor conditions in the lake that supplies drinking water to the Twin Cities.

Wednesday

August 7, 2013 5:12 pm

‘The Swordfish Hunters’: Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

‘The Swordfish Hunters’: Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

Bruce Bourque, senior lecturer in anthropology at Bates and curator of archaeology at the Maine History Museum, talks about his…