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Friday

February 5, 2016 9:54 am

Lewiston-Auburn groups receive $8,500 in grants from Harward Center’s Carignan Fund

Lewiston-Auburn groups receive $8,500 in grants from Harward Center’s Carignan Fund

The grants will help six local nonprofits while honoring Sally Larson Carignan ’62 and the late Jim Carignan ’61, a deeply respected Bates couple.

Monday

November 16, 2015 9:02 am

Author of ‘America’s Quest for a Solar-Powered Future’ to speak

Author of ‘America’s Quest for a Solar-Powered Future’ to speak

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

Tuesday

November 10, 2015 1:05 pm

Nov. 12 Civic Forum: Founder of enterprise that empowers at-risk women

Nov. 12 Civic Forum: Founder of enterprise that empowers at-risk women

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

Monday

October 12, 2015 1:56 pm

U.S. Sen. Angus King to discuss D.C.’s workings in Civic Forum

U.S. Sen. Angus King to discuss D.C.’s workings in Civic Forum

U.S. Sen. Angus King will deliver remarks titled “How Washington Works (Or Doesn’t)” at Bates on Oct. 14.

Friday

September 11, 2015 9:46 am

Summer Student Work: LGBTQ nonprofit intern Jason DeFelice ’17

Summer Student Work: LGBTQ nonprofit intern Jason DeFelice ’17

A neuroscience major, DeFelice say his internship in Lewiston reaffirmed his goal to become a psychiatrist and work with transgender youth.

Friday

August 7, 2015 4:15 pm

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Bates people, far and wide, pursue summer work with passion and dedication.

Friday

August 7, 2015 1:04 pm

Photo story: Short Term in Kingston, Jamaica

Photo story: Short Term in Kingston, Jamaica

In Jamaica for Short Term, Professor of Anthropology Charles Carnegie asked his students to reflect on the social ideals that motivate their career interests. He asked them to imagine translating those ideals into action. In words and photographs are some of the answers to those prompts.

Tuesday

March 17, 2015 11:06 am

Sex-trafficking activist Ruchira Gupta to speak

Sex-trafficking activist Ruchira Gupta to speak

Ruchira Gupta, founder and president of an organization fighting sex trafficking in India, discusses the abolition of the sex trade in a Bates College event on March 17.

Friday

January 30, 2015 12:11 pm

Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

A longtime leader in building community engagement into the liberal arts education, Bates recently received national recognition for that work from both a federal agency and a major foundation.

Friday

September 26, 2014 3:21 pm

Forums to look at immigration, economy; Wabanaki-state child welfare history

Forums to look at immigration, economy; Wabanaki-state child welfare history

Harward Center Civic Forums at Bates College in October explore the role of immigration in Maine’s economy; and a historic effort to redress problems created by government policies toward Native American children.