News Archives

Thursday

May 1, 2008 3:03 pm

Get Smarter

Academic sparks really start to fly each spring, with signature events like the Mount David Summit and the Honors Banquet, as well as frequent announcements of postgraduate academic honors.

Wednesday

March 26, 2008 10:13 am

Watson Fellowship to support Bates graduate's graffiti research

A Bates graduate from Chicago is one of 50 students across the country to receive a 2008 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, a $25,000 grant that supports a year of independent research abroad. Jordan Williams, who graduated from Bates in December 2007, will use the award to research the graffiti cultures in Germany, Brazil and South Africa.

Thursday

March 30, 2006 11:13 am

Stowe to follow pole-to-pole path of world's most-traveled birds

Spending up to eight months of the year in transit, arctic terns “migrate farther than any other bird — 40,000 kilometers every year,” says Andrew Stowe. “The length and duration of that migration is just absolutely mind-boggling and something I’ve been fascinated by. They can live up to 35 years, so you’re talking about a lot of distance covered and a lot of the world seen.”

Monday

March 27, 2006 12:00 am

Peace and justice activist to speak at Stringfellow Awards ceremony

Tom Ewell, recently retired executive director of the Maine Council of Churches and an activist in many peace and justice arenas, will give a lecture and present the annual William Stringfellow Awards in Justice and Peace at 7 p.m. Friday, March 31, in Chase Hall Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave., Bates College. Sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain, the talk and a potluck dinner that begins at 6 p.m. are open to the public free of charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Wednesday

March 31, 1999 10:22 am

Granville student awarded Watson Fellowship

Bates College senior Marian Elizabeth Drake of Granville, Ohio, is one of 60 students nationwide recently selected to receive a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship.