Harward Center Archives


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…


April 23, 2020 10:03 am

Supporting Our Neighbors

Ever wonder what happens to Commons leftovers? For years, Bates has donated the food that doesn’t get eaten to the…


April 17, 2020 4:16 pm

A Story Map

“This Story Map was created during the course Urban Environments: Resilience and Adaptation,which I took with professor Francis Eanes during the…


April 13, 2020 2:09 pm

The Phases of Life

Although this year’s ever-popular Astronomy Extravaganza has been cancelled, we thought you might be interested in a video created for…


April 3, 2020 3:14 pm


April 1, 2020 2:55 pm

Adjusting to the “New Normal” with Matt Suslovic ’21

“In keeping with the uncertainty of the times, I’m unsure how to approach my second and final blog post. I…


February 14, 2020 3:34 pm

Bringing the notion of informed civic action into fresh context

At the Harward Center, we are continually inspired and challenged by the Bates College mission statement, especially its call to…


February 5, 2020 8:22 pm

‘Ask questions’: Insights from student legal translators

‘Ask questions’: Insights from student legal translators


January 15, 2020 2:33 pm

A different kind of study break

Finals week in college can be filled with stress and anxiety–papers to write, exams to take, academic performance goals on…