Stories about "Edmund Muskie"
Edmund Muskie '36 is sworn in as U.S. secretary of state by longtime friend and adviser Frank Coffin '40, a federal judge at the time. Looking on are, from left, President Jimmy Carter; Muskie's daughter Ellen Muskie Allen; and his wife, Jane Muskie.
On Ed Muskie’s 100th birthday, six things everyone should know

Thursday, March 27, 2014 2:08 pm

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

Environmental historian William Cronon.
Harward Center marks Clean Water Act’s 40th with address by environmental historian

Monday, September 10, 2012 4:00 pm

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

The women's dining room in Rand Hall, circa 1920. The archives helps faculty and students investigate how Bates' inclusive history has played out over time. Photograph courtesy of the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.
Past is prologue, says new Muskie Archives director Pat Webber

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 10:00 am

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

Former U.S. Sen. Geoge Mitchell offers the keynote address during the "Open to the World" events on Oct. 27. Photograph by Rene Minnis.
Open to the World: In stories and statistics, Sen. Mitchell sums up worth of higher education

Monday, October 31, 2011 7:31 pm

Sharing the Chapel chancel with 15 Bates students supported in their studies...

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

Tuesday, November 2, 2010 8:25 am

David Shribman P’14, executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, devotes his nationally...

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

Thursday, October 28, 2010 11:00 pm

Before Maine Public Broadcasting flipped on its array of broadcast technology for...

Supreme Court affirms Muskie's environmental legacy

Wednesday, May 17, 2006 12:00 am

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.