Blog

We have so many stories to tell about the amazing community-engaged work of Bates College students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community partners. We hope you’ll scroll through our blog below and enjoy some of those stories. You can also access newsletters from previous years if you wish.

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

A senior moment

I first heard of the Harward Center in summer of 2015 when...

By Kristen Cloutier on June 24, 2019

An engaging short term

We’re doing things a little differently this month by linking you to...

By Kristen Cloutier on May 26, 2019

From Bollywood to biology: community-engaged clubs and teams at Bates

While academics is their top priority, many Bates students also take pride...

By Kristen Cloutier on April 8, 2019

A class act: community-engaged learning at Bates

Bates College has long enjoyed a robust partnership with local public schools....

By Kristen Cloutier on March 28, 2019