Stories about "Civic engagement"
Most of the financially disadvantaged people that Francesco Duina interviewed for Broke and Patriotic, he says, "take ownership of their life histories." They don't blame the system. (Theophil Syslo/Bates College)
Q&A: Francesco Duina explains why Americans who have the least love the U.S. the most

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.

Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen
Honors to Nathaniel Boone ’52, pioneering U.S. Marine, highlight Back-to-Bates awards

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.

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Look What We Found: Chip Ross’ colorful 1990s fractal poster

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.”

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How Bates helps Lewiston firefighters do their dangerous jobs safer and better

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.

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Dean Reese’s advice and Bates stories at Baccalaureate

Thursday, June 8, 2017 4:13 pm

The longtime dean delivered a tour de force, chronicling history and stories of generations of Bates people.

Gift Pola Kiti '18 received a 2017 Davis Projects for Peace grant for the establishment of a clinic in a Kenyan village near her home town of Mombasa.
$10,000 grant helps Gift Pola Kiti ’18 bring clinic to Kenyan village

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 9:15 am

The 2017 Davis Projects for Peace grant will help Kiti to complete the establishment of a health clinic in an impoverished village in Kenya.

Kate McNally, who photographed the crew of a Grand Manan fishing boat during a research project in 2015, will continue that research in Newfoundland as a Fulbright Student. (Kate McNally '17)
With 25 grants offered, it’s another banner year for Fulbright and Bates

Thursday, May 11, 2017 9:56 am

The Fulbright U.S. Student program has offered 2017–18 grants to 19 Bates College seniors and young alumni.

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“Astronomy Extravaganza” gives Lewiston schoolchildren the star treatment

Thursday, April 13, 2017 11:20 am

How many little kids can Bates entertain and educate about astronomy and science in one night?

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Q&A: Claire Brown ’17 measures the effectiveness of Maine’s adult drug court

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 10:14 am

In her honors thesis, Brown compares adult drug court to more traditional forms of incarceration and criminal justice in Maine.

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Student’s social-enterprise pitch wins $9K Bobcat Ventures competition

Friday, April 7, 2017 10:28 am

The pitch grew from a summer job: helping a Lewiston nonprofit make some money growing and selling products made from medicinal herbs and flowers.

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