Stories about "Partners and public"
Bates College Museum of Art, Maine College of Art offer joint exhibition of major Chinese artist

Thursday, May 13, 2004 8:44 am

In a collaboration unusual for Maine's academic museums, the Bates College Museum of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, will jointly present an exhibition by Wenda Gu, one of the most important artists to emerge from China in recent decades.

Bates volunteers lead Rebuilding Day

Tuesday, May 4, 2004 11:05 am

On May 1, a hot and sunny Saturday, a bunch of Batesies and other volunteers gathered for National Rebuilding Day, an annual community undertaking to rehabilitate housing for the disadvantaged.

Earth Day event draws 4,000 Lewiston-Auburn residents

Friday, April 30, 2004 3:39 pm

More than 4,000 barbeque meals -- a new record -- and 6,400 gladiolus and lily bulbs were distributed to all comers Thursday as Bates invited its Lewiston and Auburn neighbors to its annual Earth Day celebration.

Bates College welcomes community to Earth Day celebration

Tuesday, April 20, 2004 3:09 pm

As it does every year, Bates College invites residents of Lewiston and Auburn to "Affirming Our Community," an Earth Day celebration starting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 29, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Avenue.

$100,000 Hearst grant strengthens scholarship support for Maine students

Wednesday, April 14, 2004 11:47 am

The William Randolph Hearst Foundations have awarded Bates College a second grant of $100,000 to support scholarships that help make it possible for Maine students to attend Bates.

Bates College Museum of Art photography exhibition depicts China in transition

Wednesday, December 17, 2003 12:10 pm

Focusing on the impacts of urbanization and industrialization in China, a nationally significant exhibition of documentary images by Chinese photographers opens at the Bates College Museum of Art with a lecture and reception at 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 16, 2004.

Opportunities flourish in Bates senior's gardens

Friday, August 8, 2003 10:46 am

Scion of a farming family in Sandwich, N.H., Booty has put her agricultural experience to work for Lots to Gardens, a Lewiston-based nonprofit founded in 1998 by another Bates student, Kirsten Walter. Booty — who is as passionate about civic involvement as she is about raising food — is the youth coordinator for the program, which uses gardening projects to strengthen community and support local young people.

Campus watches, waits, reacts as war news arrives

Thursday, March 20, 2003 10:05 am

Peace prevailed on campus the week it ended in Iraq, but a close look revealed reactions that covered the spectrum — from student and faculty participation in a community war protest to remarks at Bates in support of the U.S.-led attack by national policy analyst Dinesh D'Souza.

Lewiston Middle School students to show art

Monday, February 24, 2003 2:49 pm

The popular annual art exhibit by students from Lewiston Middle School returns to the Museum of Art next month. The exhibit will run from March 6 through March 21.

Bates, peer colleges file in support of University of Michigan admissions policy

Thursday, February 20, 2003 2:44 pm

Bates College is adding its support to the defense of the University of Michigan's affirmative action policy in admissions.

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