News Archives

Thursday

July 29, 2004 10:25 am

Four alumni elected to Bates Board of Trustees

President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced four appointments to the Bates College Board of Trustees: Jamie P. Merisotis of Washington, D.C.; Karl-Olof Mills of San Francisco, Calif.; Mary Henderson Pressman of Kansas City, Mo.; and Valerie A. Smith of Princeton, N.J.

Wednesday

July 28, 2004 10:43 am

Tere O'Connor presents 'Lawn' at Bates Dance Festival

New York dance maker Tere O’Connor, a leading postmodern choreographer, brings his company Tere O’Connor Dance to the Bates Dance Festival Bates for the 2004 Maine premiere of Lawn , a work co-commissioned by the festival. The festival presents Tere O’Connor Dance at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 30 and 31, at Schaeffer Theatre, College Street. Tickets are $17/$10 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 10. (Lawn is appropriate for people of all ages.)

Friday

July 23, 2004 10:38 am

New dean of students starts in August

Tedd R. Goundie, recently appointed as dean of students at Bates College by President Elaine Tuttle Hansen, begins his duties Aug. 1.

Thursday

July 22, 2004 11:06 am

Bates takes part in $18 million biomedical research initiative

Bates College is one of nine Maine institutions that will benefit from a federal grant of nearly $18 million designed to expand biomedical research opportunities across the state.

Thursday

July 22, 2004 9:47 am

Darcy York '05 makes a present of Bates' past

As a history major, Darcy York ’05 will spend her senior year researching how the Romans viewed women who led peoples conquered by the empire, women such as Cleopatra.

Wednesday

July 21, 2004 11:12 am

Hip-hop legend Rennie Harris presents 'Facing Mekka' at Bates Dance Festival

Philadelphia’s Rennie Harris, one of hip-hop’s leading ambassadors worldwide, brings his company, Puremovement, back to the Bates Dance Festival for the 2004 Maine premiere of Facing Mekka, a work co-commissioned by the festival and conceived at Bates in 1998. The festival presents Rennie Harris Puremovement in concert at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, July 22-24, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 25, in Schaeffer Theatre, College Street. Tickets are $25/$15 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 10. (Facing Mekka is appropriate for people of all ages.)

Thursday

July 8, 2004 1:30 pm

Bates Dance Festival opens 22nd season with hoi polloi

The Bates Dance Festival, celebrating its 22nd season of producing contemporary dance, presents hoi polloi in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 17, in Schaeffer Theatre, College Street. A discussion with the artists immediately follows the concert.

Tuesday

July 6, 2004 2:08 pm

Bates creates Environmental Task Force

At the request of college President Elaine Tuttle Hansen, students, staff and faculty at Bates College have created an environmental task force.

Tuesday

July 6, 2004 11:57 am

Elizabeth Wanless '04 heads for Olympic trials in shot put

Elizabeth Wanless ’04, a four-time All-America and two-time NCAA Division III champion in the shot put, will compete in the qualifying round of the Olympic trials July 15 in Sacramento, Calif.

Tuesday

July 6, 2004 11:24 am

Elizabeth Wanless '04 just short of Olympic trial shot put final

Liz Wanless ’04 (Belleville, Ill.) was just one spot shy of qualifying for the finals of the U.S. Olympic women’s shot put trials on Thursday, finishing 13th in the preliminary round with a throw of 51 feet, three inches.