Harward Center Archives


February 4, 2023 2:47 pm

A Pervasive Invasive

Asiatic bittersweet is an aggressive invasive species that has made its way to Lewiston and Auburn, the northernmost part of…


January 20, 2023 11:56 am

New Year Aspirations

What do you want to be when you grow up? This deceivingly complex question is often asked of middle school…


January 6, 2023 5:43 pm

Examining Carbon Dioxide Sensitivity in Firefighters

In the summer of 2021, I was fortunate enough to intern with a company that focused on creating breath-based interventions…


December 9, 2022 3:56 pm

13 Insights About the 2022 Midterms from Bates Politics Professors

In our final blog post of 2022, we direct your attention to a recent article from Bates News, in which  members…


November 27, 2022 1:27 pm

A Bountiful Harvest

The first frost hit Lewiston on the last night of September this year. By then, farmers and gardeners had pulled…


November 13, 2022 8:33 pm

A Day in the Life

My alarm clock rings at 5:30am. I have just enough time to take a quick shower, put on the clothes…


October 30, 2022 7:55 pm

Our Community Liaisons are Spooktacular!

Happy Halloween! On this spookiest day of the year, the Harward Center draws your attention to how scarily good our…


October 16, 2022 6:11 pm

BatesVotes Prepares Students for the November Midterms

The Bates Student published a story last week that we are proud to share in this week’s blog post. It’s about…


September 22, 2022 9:32 pm

“Location, location, location”

Not a week passes at the Harward Center without someone — usually a student or one of our own staff…


September 11, 2022 7:58 am

Soak Up the Sun (and Summer)

Our students often tell us that working with community partners in Lewiston over the summer creates some of the most…