Archives for "Leaders"

Friday

December 14, 2007 10:33 am

Seven-member collaborative launches downtown education center

The Downtown Education Collaborative (DEC), a local partnership of seven academic and community institutions, will open a new storefront education center at 219 Lisbon St. in January, 2008.

Saturday

December 8, 2007 11:25 am

Chechen surgeon and human rights activist to speak

Dr. Khassan Baiev, a Chechen physician, author and human rights activist, will speak at Bates College on International Human Rights Day, Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Friday

November 30, 2007 12:37 pm

Whiting Foundation to support humanities faculty at Bates College

The Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation of New York City has invited Bates to join a select group of institutions participating in a program that provides a year-long sabbatical for research and scholarly development to pretenure faculty in the humanities. The $100,000 Whiting Teaching Fellowship will be awarded to one Bates faculty member a year for the next four years.

Friday

November 30, 2007 12:19 pm

Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts annual high school tournament

For the fifth consecutive year, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosted a Maine high school forensics tournament at Bates College. Approximately 170 students and 70 judges from 23 schools took part in the all-day event on Saturday, Nov. 17. A scheduled tournament in the 2007-08 season of the Maine Forensics Association, the judged competition featured events in Speech, Debate and Student Congress.

Monday

November 26, 2007 1:19 pm

Panelists discuss 'Poverty and the Two Maines' in Harward Center forum

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College kicks off its “Civic Forum on Reimagining Maine in the 21st Century” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave., with a panel titled “Poverty and the Two Maines.”

Thursday

November 15, 2007 9:10 am

Using Bates as a model, media outlets demystify the admissions process

A reporter’s unrestricted access to all stages of the Bates admissions process results in a major feature in Down East magazine called “Who Gets In?”

Thursday

October 25, 2007 11:08 am

Harward Center launches intergenerational community dialogue project

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships has launched Youth+Adults+Dialogue=Action or YADA, an intergenerational dialogue project that will bring together more than 100 community members to discuss how to make Lewiston/Auburn a better place for youth.

Thursday

October 25, 2007 10:55 am

Four appointed to Bates Board of Trustees

President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced four appointments to the Bates College Board of Trustees: Alison R. Bernstein of New York, N.Y., H. Scott Bierman of Northfield, Minn., Scott D. Freeman of Newton, Mass., and Kathleen M. Whelan of Boston, Mass.

Tuesday

October 23, 2007 11:19 am

Lynd '79, pioneering ethanol researcher, to speak at Bates

Professor Lee Rybeck Lynd ’79, a pioneer in the sustainable production of ethanol fuels from abundant, inexpensive and renewable plant materials, gives two public presentations at Bates College in October.

Tuesday

October 23, 2007 11:10 am

Ayotte '08 directs 'The Birthday Party,' Pinter's first full-length play

Bates College presents “The Birthday Party,” the first full-length play by the renowned Harold Pinter, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 26 and 27, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.