Stories about "Lewiston-Auburn"
Alisa Amador ’18 of Cambridge, Mass., works with a budding author on designing a chapter book at the Lewiston Public Library. Amador  volunteers with the mobile Art Van for area children. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Lewiston-Auburn groups receive $8,500 in grants from Harward Center’s Carignan Fund

Friday, February 5, 2016 9:54 am

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

What’s in a Bates name: Mount David

Friday, December 18, 2015 9:35 am

While the campus hill, Mount David, rises just 381 feet, the family name looms tall in Bates history.

Jason DeFelice '17 of Salem, N.H., an intern with with Outright L/A, poses at the Lewiston Public Library prior to leading a Q-and-A with LGBT youth. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: LGBTQ nonprofit intern Jason DeFelice ’17

Friday, September 11, 2015 9:46 am

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

Calling all bargain-hunters: Clean Sweep returns June 20 for 15th year

Thursday, June 4, 2015 1:08 pm

Bates College presents its 15th annual Clean Sweep "garage sale" on June 20 at the Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Bates College seniors, left to right, Naima Qambi, Asha Mahamud, Allaina Murphy, Mekae Hyde and Alex Parker are graduating from Bates College on May 31.
College close to home meant best of both worlds for five local Bates graduates

Thursday, May 28, 2015 4:04 pm

Five seniors from Lewiston-Auburn chose Bates for familiar reasons: distinctive community, generous financial aid, and a rigorous liberal arts education.

Theresa Seel '18 of Darmstadt, Germany, helps classmates put down lines for a demonstration bike lane on Oxford Street in Lewiston on May 20. The project was part of a Short Term urban planning course taught by Mike Lydon '04. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Life in the bike lane: A hands-on ride in the urban-planning world

Friday, May 22, 2015 12:50 pm

From snapping a chalk line to gathering feedback on public facilities, Bates College students got a hands-on experience in urban planning.

The front page of the Lewiston Daily Sun (now the Sun Journal) on May 26, 1965. The fight story refers to Ali as "Cassius M.A. Clay," the media not quite agreeing to Ali's name change.
50 years ago: Ali, Liston, Lewiston, Bates

Friday, May 22, 2015 9:47 am

Bates and Bates people are part of the main event in coverage of the 50th anniversary of the Muhammad Ali vs. Sonny Liston boxing match held in Lewiston.

Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

Thursday, April 16, 2015 2:42 pm

While researching "The Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn," historian James Myall and Bates French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse encountered a few shocks.

A scene from "Twelve O'Clock Boys," featured at the Emerge Film Festival.
Second annual Emerge Film Festival has a pronounced taste of Bates

Monday, April 6, 2015 3:46 pm

As the Emerge Film Festival returns to Lewiston-Auburn this Thursday, members of Bates College will have important parts to play in the event's second year.

Bates men's lacrosse coach Peter Lasagna (with back to camera) works with fourth-graders at Martel School on Jan. 21, 2015, during the annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Read-In. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

Friday, January 30, 2015 12:11 pm

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.

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