Stories about "Civic engagement"
Bates in the News: June 9, 2023

Friday, June 9, 2023 5:01 am

The news media covers Bates Commencement, a professor's expertise in the ritual practice of firewalking, and alumni trying to save local journalism.

Scenes from early summer on the Bates campus Hathorn Hall weathervane
Reflections from a Fulbright alumna as Bates announces seven new Fulbright Student offers for 2023-24

Friday, May 19, 2023 11:01 am

Meet Bates' seven new recipients of Fulbright Student Awards, before they set out to teach English and do research projects in six different countries.

Meet the 98-year-old namesake of Bates’ newest rowing shell

Friday, May 5, 2023 1:47 pm

Bates' newest boat is named for a nonagenarian alumnus who is a World War II combat veteran and beloved member of the Bates and Lewiston-Auburn communities.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2023 at Bates: Creative offerings explore ‘Art and Activism’

Tuesday, January 10, 2023 2:34 pm

A generous menu of creative events — all offered in person and open to the public — awaits attendees at this year’s MLK Day observance at Bates.

Negro voting in Cardoza [i.e., Cardozo] High School in [Washington,] D.C. / [MST].SummaryPhotograph showing a young African American woman casting her ballot.Trikosko, Marion S, photographer. Negro voting in Cardoza i.e., Cardozo High School in Washington, D.C. / MST. Washington D.C, 1964. Nov. 3. Photograph.
Q&A: Navigating your ballot and what’s at stake in the 2022 midterms, with Jenna Dela Cruz Vendil ’06

Friday, November 4, 2022 10:46 am

Whether it’s your first time voting or you still think Dewey defeated Truman, you might have ballot questions.

Lewiston youngsters learn life lessons from Bates students — and the game of soccer

Thursday, September 1, 2022 12:55 pm

Youngsters in Lewiston are getting all sorts of life lessons — from leadership and resilience to mindfulness, empathy, and inclusivity — from Bates students, and from the game of soccer.

Bates announces 12 new Fulbright Student awards for 2022-23

Friday, May 20, 2022 3:36 pm

The 10 Fulbright Student Awards — nine to graduating seniors and the tenth to a recent graduate — create opportunities to engage in teaching and research opportunities around the world. Meet our 10!

In an effort spearheaded by Bates Democrats, Bates Republicans, and the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, Bates students led a bipartisan effort to get out the vote. Volunteers led walking groups from Commons on the hour and every 15 minutes during peak times to the Lewiston Armory on Central Avenue.In red blazer, Maya Seshan '20 , president of Bates Democrats, of Wilton, Conn.
Bates gains national recognition for student voting turnout

Thursday, November 18, 2021 4:18 pm

With 85 percent of eligible students heading to the polls in 2020, Bates was recognized for having one of the highest voting rates in the nation.

Bitter experience? A student intern tests Lewiston craft beers in a Bates lab

Thursday, August 12, 2021 10:56 am

When a Lewiston craft brewery wanted a partner to research the bitterness of their beers, they turned to Bates and Purposeful Work intern Emily Tamkin '23.

Quotable quotes, and what they mean, from MLK Day at Bates in 2021

Friday, January 22, 2021 12:04 pm

A broad selection of quotable quotes — and what they mean — from presenters during the college's Martin Luther King Jr. Day programs.

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