Blog

We’ve made the move from a quarterly newsletter to a blog.  We hope you will enjoy these brief, more frequent updates on the world of community engagement at Bates. To access newsletters from previous years, click here.

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

“In keeping with the uncertainty of the times, I’m unsure how to...

By Kristen Cloutier on April 1, 2020

Bringing the notion of informed civic action into fresh context

At the Harward Center, we are continually inspired and challenged by the...

By Kristen Cloutier on February 14, 2020

‘Ask questions’: Insights from student legal translators

‘Ask questions’: Insights from student legal translators

By Kristen Cloutier on February 5, 2020

A different kind of study break

Finals week in college can be filled with stress and anxiety–papers to...

By Kristen Cloutier on January 15, 2020

In its third year, Bates’ Diverse BookFinder is more accessible Than Ever

In its third year, Bates’ Diverse BookFinder is more accessible than ever

By Kristen Cloutier on December 11, 2019

Professor Holly Ewing scores $6 million federal grant to study blue-green algae

Bates scientist has pivotal role in $6 million project to better predict...

By Kristen Cloutier on October 28, 2019

The man, the myth, the legend

Last week I finally got to meet Don Harward, the Bates legend...

By Kristen Cloutier on October 19, 2019

Lewiston-Auburn has history of benefiting from Bates College research

As officials in Auburn debate whether to use the results of a...

By Kristen Cloutier on September 20, 2019

A fond farewell to a dear friend

Q&A: Laura Sewall on 11 years as Bates–Morse Mountain director

By Kristen Cloutier on August 13, 2019

Optimal impact

The Bates campus can seem pretty quiet during the month of July,...

By Kristen Cloutier on July 22, 2019