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Thursday

March 27, 2014 2:08 pm

On Ed Muskie’s 100th birthday, six things everyone should know

On Ed Muskie’s 100th birthday, six things everyone should know

On his centennial today, what everyone should know about Edmund Muskie ’36, our iconic U.S. statesman and environmental pioneer.

Monday

September 10, 2012 4:00 pm

Harward Center marks Clean Water Act’s 40th with address by environmental historian

Harward Center marks Clean Water Act’s 40th with address by environmental historian

Bates marks the 40th anniversary of the federal Clean Water Act with a Sept. 20 talk by an influential environmental historian.

Wednesday

August 8, 2012 10:00 am

Past is prologue, says new Muskie Archives director Pat Webber

Past is prologue, says new Muskie Archives director Pat Webber

The archives supports the academic community by keeping one foot in the past and one in the present.

Monday

October 31, 2011 7:31 pm

Open to the World: In stories and statistics, Sen. Mitchell sums up worth of higher education

Open to the World: In stories and statistics, Sen. Mitchell sums up worth of higher education

Sharing the Chapel chancel with 15 Bates students supported in their studies by a statewide program that he founded, former…

Tuesday

November 2, 2010 8:25 am

Post-Gazette's David Shribman P'14 recalls Muskie's midterm speech 40 years ago

David Shribman P’14, executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, devotes his nationally syndicated column to the events leading up to…

Thursday

October 28, 2010 11:00 pm

Video: Baughman's debate intro places Bates and Maine into political context

Before Maine Public Broadcasting flipped on its array of broadcast technology for the gubernatorial debate at Bates on Oct. 28,…

Wednesday

May 17, 2006 12:00 am

Supreme Court affirms Muskie's environmental legacy

The environmental legacy of the late U.S. Sen. Edmund Muskie ’36, who was dubbed “Mr. Clean” for spearheading clean water and air laws in the 1960s and 1970s, found its way into a Supreme Court ruling May 15.