Stories about "Partners and public"
Documentary filmmakers discuss video's civic role

Wednesday, December 2, 2009 4:32 pm

Filmmakers Catherine Tatge and Dominique Lasseur speak about the role of new video technology in democratic citizenship at 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 3, in the Keck Classroom (Room G52) of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Yearlong 'Bates Contemplates Food' initiative raised campus, community awareness of far-reaching issues

Monday, November 2, 2009 12:15 pm

Inspired by the 2008 opening of its new dining Commons and a $2.5 million gift from an anonymous donor supporting organic, natural and farm-fresh food, Bates College devoted the 2008-09 academic year to reflecting on issues, from environmental impacts to food justice, around what and how we choose to eat.

Bates' Language Arts Live series events span November

Friday, October 30, 2009 12:50 pm

Longtime Maine poet Theodore Enslin and poet-artist-filmmaker Cecilia Vicuña take part in the Bates College Language Arts Live series in November. Featuring noted writers reading from their work, Language Arts Live events are open to the public at no cost. The series is sponsored by the English department, the environmental studies and Spanish programs, the Learning Associates Program, the Bates Humanities Fund and the John Tagliabue Poetry fund. For more information, contact jskinner@bates.edu.

Expert on rising rates of mental illness to speak at Bates College

Friday, October 30, 2009 12:39 pm

Liah Greenfeld, an authority on the causes and implications of rising rates of mental illness, delivers the lecture "The Burden of Our Time: Mental Illness in Contemporary America" at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in Bates College's Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Sponsored by the sociology, politics and psychology departments, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact this fduina@bates.edu.

CEO of American Indian Higher Education Consortium to speak at Bates College

Friday, October 30, 2009 12:33 pm

Carrie Billy, president and chief executive officer of the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, discusses her work at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College, 70 Campus Ave. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs, this event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8376. A dinner with Billy precedes the event at 5:15 p.m.; seating is limited and by RSVP only. For more information, contact ttaylor@bates.edu.

Bates to host Maine political forums

Thursday, October 29, 2009 12:14 pm

This winter, in collaboration with the Androscoggin Valley Regional Program for the Gifted and Talented, Bates College hosts three presentations related to the 2010 election for Maine governor. Former Maine Gov. Angus King opens the series with a discussion of his first Blaine House race at noon Tuesday, Dec. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. King will also discuss his legacy as governor, including the Maine public school laptop program that provides every public middle-school student with an Apple laptop.

Lewiston-Auburn announces ‘350.org’ climate-change awareness efforts

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 3:43 pm

As climate activists worldwide take part in an International Day of Climate Action on Saturday, Oct. 24, Kennedy Park in downtown Lewiston will be the focus of local efforts supporting the cause.

Community work and H1N1 at Bates

Thursday, October 15, 2009 3:27 pm

We are committed to being guided by our partners’ concerns, and we are eager to work with partners to help them make the decision that seems right to them.

Renowned South African choreographer opens debut U.S. tour at Bates

Thursday, October 15, 2009 7:04 am

In its first-ever concert held during the academic year, the internationally acclaimed Bates Dance Festival collaborates with the Bates College Concerts Committee to present "Beautiful Me" by the renowned South African company Vuyani Dance Theatre Project.

Bates holds annual fair

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 2:43 pm

Bates College hosts its annual Graduate and Professional School Fair from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, Central Avenue. The community is invited. There is no admission charge and no prior registration is required.

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