Harward Center Archives


July 31, 2020 1:43 pm


July 26, 2020 1:23 pm

Delivering on a Promise

The Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) program has been a well-loved part of the Bates/Lewiston Public Schools experience for many…


July 1, 2020 12:46 pm

“We are all in this together” – The College’s Partnership with the Lewiston Wellness Shelter

The Bates campus has been mostly closed since the COVID-19 pandemic hit with full force in late March, but that…


June 19, 2020 11:07 am

Bringing a Global Perspective to Community-Engaged Leadership Programming

Kush SharmaDelhi, India As an international student from India, the first time I got to experience or “visit” Bates was…


June 8, 2020 9:55 am

Reflections From Some of our Senior Bonner Leaders

Jaelene Perez (click here to watch Jaelene’s video reflection on YouTube)Hometown: Bronx, NYMajor: PoliticsGeneral Education Concentrations: Racism and Identity; Race…


May 29, 2020 12:24 pm

Shifting Priorities & Enduring Commitments in the Wake of COVID-19

In a normal year, Shawn Boyd would be spending a Wednesday afternoon in May helping a small group of kids…


May 26, 2020 11:54 am

EngAging Across Generations

Reflections from Grace about her research process, interests, and priorities: “I relied the most ever in my life on Google…


May 18, 2020 9:38 am

Science Communication

The ability to communicate science-related knowledge effectively to non-experts is essential for a successful career in science, and also for…


May 11, 2020 9:57 am

Join Us On a Sky Tour

For many families these days, staying healthy and safe at home means figuring out ways to keep children constructively engaged. …


May 1, 2020 4:50 pm

The Loss of a Beautiful Soul: The Passing of Destany Franklin ’14

Bates College and the wider world lost a beautiful soul last week, as Destany Franklin, class of 2014, passed away…