Archives for "Maine/world"

Thursday

October 6, 2011 3:31 pm

Bates Athletics welcomes local youth for L/A Community Day

Bates Athletics hosts L/A Community Day on Saturday, Oct. 22, in conjunction with several home games against Middlebury College. The college invites all Lewiston and Auburn schoolchildren to these events, involving the local community in the NCAA’s “Take a Kid to the Game” initiative. In addition to the Bobcat athletic contests, there will be youth clinics, campus tours and other fun family activities, as well as Auburn/Lewiston Fly Football games before the Bates football game and at halftime.

Wednesday

October 5, 2011 10:04 am

Civic Forums examine Androscoggin River, social entrepreneurship

The Civic Forum Series at Bates offers presentations about the Androscoggin River and about social entrepreneurship during October. Bowdoin College faculty members Michael Kolster and Matthew Klingle explore the Androscoggin River. The following week, a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange is among four of the nation’s leading social entrepreneurs who discuss their work.

Thursday

September 29, 2011 12:19 pm

Video: Maine river restoration documentary features environmental economist Lynne Lewis

Professor of Economics Lynne Lewis’ collaborative work on Maine river rehabilitation is featured in the Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary…

Thursday

September 15, 2011 1:40 pm

Recalling the 1971 Lisbon Street mural project

A 1971 project to paint a colorful mural on a Lisbon Street brick wall was a sign of the times.

Thursday

September 8, 2011 5:23 pm

Sun Journal story looks at five first-year students from Lewiston-Auburn high schools

Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk talks to the five students from Lewiston and Auburn high schools who are members of…

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 5:45 pm

Video: AESOP students work at a Habitat for Humanity project in Lewiston

Led by Erik Barth ’12 of Hanover, N.H., and Caroline Watson ’13 of McLean, Va., AESOP students work on a…

Tuesday

September 6, 2011 1:44 pm

At Orientation, a get-out-the-vote effort

Most of the registration tables on Saturday morning of Orientation focused on a student’s Bates identity, like ID photos and…

Thursday

September 1, 2011 11:12 am

Getting ready: Christine Schwartz and Dining Services

For Bates Dining Services, summer’s a time for experimentation, with the results coming soon to a plate near you. Dining…

Monday

August 15, 2011 9:35 am

Dean Emeritus James Carignan '61, man of 'high energy, principled action and unwavering commitment,' dies at 72

Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Dean Emeritus of the College James W. Carignan ’61, praised as…

Thursday

July 21, 2011 8:51 am

Video: Sun Journal visits Lewiston summer camp founded by Sleeper ’08

Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk visits Tree Street Youth, a bustling downtown summer camp program for underserved youngsters founded…