Archives for "Maine/world"

Monday

June 18, 2012 4:05 pm

Sun Journal highlights a multi-generation farming family

Sun Journal highlights a multi-generation farming family

The Lewiston Sun Journal profiles Tomi Chipman ’14 and her father Doug on the front page of its Father’s Day…

Tuesday

June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.

Friday

June 1, 2012 3:13 pm

Bates invites public to safe viewing of transit of Venus

Bates invites public to safe viewing of transit of Venus

Bates invites Lewiston-Auburn residents to a campus viewing of Tuesday’s highly anticipated transit of Venus.

Friday

June 1, 2012 2:48 pm

Clean Sweep, Bates College’s ‘garage sale,’ returns for 12th year

Clean Sweep, Bates College’s ‘garage sale,’ returns for 12th year

The June 16 Clean Sweep is a “garage sale” on a massive scale that benefits the environment, community organizations and countless satisfied shoppers.

Friday

June 1, 2012 2:31 pm

Harward Center honors individuals, groups for strengthening town-gown ties

Harward Center honors individuals, groups for strengthening town-gown ties

In a May 8 ceremony, the Harward Center for Community Partnerships honored 15 persons and organizations for their efforts to strengthen college-community ties.

Monday

May 21, 2012 7:22 am

Bates students’ art brightens workday for emergency dispatchers

Bates students’ art brightens workday for emergency dispatchers

The Lewiston-Auburn 911 Communication Center is a cheerier workplace thanks to two student artists from Bates.

Friday

May 11, 2012 4:15 pm

College Night in Town: Students, L/A make it a date

College Night in Town: Students, L/A make it a date

On the inaugural “College Night in Town” it was possible to sample and celebrate, in just a few hours, the diversity of what downtown Lewiston and Auburn have to offer.

Tuesday

May 8, 2012 10:17 am

First-years receive Projects for Peace grant to support NGO in India

First-years receive Projects for Peace grant to support NGO in India

Two first-year students have received a Projects for Peace grant to stimulate economic growth and support a rural education initiative in India.

Monday

May 7, 2012 3:24 pm

“College Night in Town” beckons students to downtown Lewiston and Auburn

“College Night in Town” beckons students to downtown Lewiston and Auburn

On Wednesday, May 9, Lewiston and Auburn college students will enjoy an evening of bargain-priced dining and entertainment in the…

Friday

April 27, 2012 3:25 pm

Two Bates seniors among six statewide recognized for community service

Two Bates seniors have been recognized statewide for their contributions to the Lewiston-Auburn community.