Archives for "Maine/world"

Thursday

May 9, 2013 1:00 pm

Bates responds to Lewiston fires

Bates responds to Lewiston fires

In the wake of recent fires in downtown Lewiston, the Bates community is organizing to respond to the needs of our neighbors.

Thursday

May 2, 2013 12:00 pm

Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

In her thesis, Taryn O’Connell ’13 examines strategies used to reach different social classes in Lewiston during a landmark pollution debate.

Friday

April 26, 2013 11:01 am

Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Maine Campus Compact will honor two members of the Bates community for their commitment to public involvement.

Thursday

April 18, 2013 3:39 pm

Three Bates students receive Davis Projects for Peace awards

Three Bates students receive Davis Projects for Peace awards

Initiatives to foster Mideast dialogue and nurture collaborative conversations in Myanmar have garnered Davis Project for Peace awards for three students.

Wednesday

April 10, 2013 12:14 pm

Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Bates marine biologist Will Ambrose says that coastal worm diggers don’t do significant harm to clams.

Tuesday

April 9, 2013 5:21 pm

Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Coverage of Maine gun control legislation quotes emeritus professor Hodgkin

Douglas Hodgkin offers insight into how voters treat lawmakers who vote against their gun views.

Tuesday

April 9, 2013 2:08 pm

MSN’s Business on Main highlights Pete & Gerry’s and Jesse Laflamme ’00

MSN’s Business on Main highlights Pete & Gerry’s and Jesse Laflamme ’00

Pete and Gerry’s is a “regional powerhouse, distributing ‘certified humane’ organic eggs up and down the East Coast.”

Friday

March 15, 2013 3:53 pm

Bates in Brief Sightings: First-years return from AESOP excursions in Maine

Bates in Brief Sightings: First-years return from AESOP excursions in Maine

Gearing Up! Will a week in the wild prepare you for Bates? Right after their AESOP pre-orientation trips returned to…

Friday

March 15, 2013 10:01 am

When climbing, ‘nothing else matters,’ says Chester Chiao ’13

When climbing, ‘nothing else matters,’ says Chester Chiao ’13

“I climb because it helps me discover my limits, face my fears and overcome them.”

Thursday

March 14, 2013 2:37 pm

Multimedia: Cultural collisions drive Kroepsch honoree

Multimedia: Cultural collisions drive Kroepsch honoree

For anthropologist Loring Danforth, helping students navigate their own cultural collisions is “important and interesting.”