Stories about "civic forum"
Philip Warburg, a lawyer, former Conservation Law Foundation president and author of "Harness the Sun: America's Quest for a Solar-Powered Future."
Author of ‘America’s Quest for a Solar-Powered Future’ to speak

Monday, November 16, 2015 9:02 am

Author Philip Warburg gives a talk at Bates College titled "Harness the Sun: America's Quest for a Solar-Powered Future" on Nov. 16.

Becca Stevens is the founder of Thistle Farms.
Nov. 12 Civic Forum: Founder of enterprise that empowers at-risk women

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 1:05 pm

Founder of Thistle Farms, a social enterprise supporting women at risk, Becca Stevens speaks at Bates College on Nov. 12.

Civic Forum Series continues with leading social entrepreneurs

Thursday, October 20, 2011 4:04 pm

The Civic Forum Series at Bates continues with four of the nation's leading social entrepreneurs, including a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange, discussing their work at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Healthcare expert to offer lessons from Taiwan's universal system

Monday, October 18, 2010 12:04 pm

Dr. William Hsiao, an economist at the Harvard School of Public Health and architect of Taiwan’s universal healthcare system, offers the presentation Taiwan's Health Reforms: Lessons for the U.S. and Maine at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Civic Forums offers presentations on education reform, healthcare

Monday, October 4, 2010 10:31 am

Exploring topics of broad interest, Bates College's Civic Forum series begins in October with a panel discussion on education reform, followed by a presentation by an expert on health care finance. In a discussion titled Wrestling with School Reform in Maine: National Strategies, Local Realities, national and regional education experts examine different approaches to reform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The following week, Dr. William Hsiao, an economist at the Harvard School of Public Health and architect of Taiwan’s universal healthcare system, offers the presentation Taiwan's Health Reforms: Lessons for the U.S. and Maine at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, also in Muskie Archives.

What Happens On November 5? Activating Citizenship (No Matter Who Wins)

Wednesday, September 24, 2008 3:52 pm

Peter Levine, Director of The Center For Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE), Tufts University, gives his lecture "What Happens on November 5? Activating Citizenship (No Matter Who Wins)."

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

Monday, November 26, 2007 1:19 pm

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."