Stories about "Civic engagement"
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 4:12 pm
Hill, a Bates politics professor, explains a historic act of protest during the infamous 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings — and what it means for her students today.
Friday, January 19, 2018 12:16 pm
Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo of the Bates Communications Office portray moments from the college’s 2018 MLK Day observance.
Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:51 pm
On a chilly November day, three Bates seniors drove to Lewiston’s Kennedy Park with clipboards and GPS trackers. Their task: to evaluate and log the coordinates of all “natural amenities."
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 5:24 pm
Ensuring clean water, says economics professor Lynne Lewis, boosts jobs, tourism, recreation, and property values — benefits that far outweigh the costs.
Thursday, November 2, 2017 10:20 am
Audience questions added some new angles to a talk by Bates College psychologist Amy Bradfield Douglass about eyewitness identifications.
Monday, October 2, 2017 3:57 pm
Broke and Patriotic, the latest book by Bates College sociologist Francesco Duina, explains why the poorest Americans are also the most patriotic.
Friday, September 29, 2017 12:08 pm
Nathaniel Boone '52, who "persevered in the face of prejudice" to become a U.S. Marine, received the Alumni Community Service Award at Back to Bates.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:51 pm
Bates mathematician Chip Ross won't toss a 20-year old coloring project. “This was a labor of love for me. I put my heart and soul into it.”
Thursday, August 3, 2017 11:48 am
Like a cadaver heading to a medical school, the empty Bates building still had something to give. And in this case, the beneficiary is the city of Lewiston.
Thursday, June 8, 2017 4:13 pm
The longtime dean delivered a tour de force, chronicling history and stories of generations of Bates people.