Posts from July 2005
Five alumni elected to Bates Board of Trustees

Thursday, July 28, 2005 9:25 am

President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced five appointments to the Bates College Board of Trustees: Robert E. Burke of Boston, Mass.; Marjorie Northrop Friedman of Dallas, Texas; Jennifer L.Guckel of Charlestown, Mass.; Dana Petersen Moore of Baltimore, Md.; and Quoc K. Tran of Omaha, Neb.

Bebe Miller Company previews 'Landing/Place' at Bates Dance Festival

Tuesday, July 26, 2005 9:42 am

The Bates Dance Festival presents BESSIE Award-winning choreographer Bebe Miller's Landing/Place, a highly kinetic, visually captivating work for five dancers using dance for the camera, interactive digital media and performance, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 29 and 30, at Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $18/$12 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 9. (This production is appropriate for an audience of all ages.)

Student elected to statewide Republican leadership

Tuesday, July 26, 2005 9:34 am

Nathaniel Walton '08, president of the Bates College Republicans, was elected state chairman of the Maine College Republicans on July 16.

Berkeley authors Adam and Arlie Hochschild present forum

Friday, July 22, 2005 9:44 am

Internationally recognized authors Adam and Arlie Hochschild, who frequently summer in Maine, lead a two-hour discussion titled "Finding Our Way in Bush's America" at 7 p.m. Friday, July 29, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Local schools, nonprofits share $12,000 from Clean Sweep sale

Thursday, July 21, 2005 9:48 am

The fifth annual Clean Sweep, the Bates College "garage sale" of furnishings and other goods donated by departing students, generated $12,222 in proceeds that were divided among a variety of local schools and nonprofit organizations.

Jane Comfort and Company perform at Bates Dance Festival

Wednesday, July 20, 2005 9:53 am

Jane Comfort and Company returns to the Bates Dance Festival to present Persephone and Underground River. Hailed by New York Times dance critic Ann Kisselgoff as "one of the most fertile minds in the theater of mixed forms," Comfort and her company perform in concert at 8 p.m. Friday, July 22, and Saturday, July 23, in Schaeffer Theatre, College Street.

Lakeside concerts conclude with music from Ireland

Thursday, July 14, 2005 9:56 am

Brendan Taaffe (shown), with Matt and Shannon Heaton, offers the final concert in the 2005 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series. The 2005 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series winds up on Aug. 11 with "Ireland Reclaimed," a program of Irish and Irish-influenced music by Brendan Taaffe, with Matt and Shannon Heaton. The concert starts at 6 p.m. in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater, overlooking Lake Andrews at Bates. The rain site is the adjacent Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Athletic director named regional AD of the Year

Tuesday, July 12, 2005 9:59 am

Bates College Director of Athletics Suzanne Coffey has been selected as Division III athletic director of the year for the northeastern United States.

Keigwin + Company premieres at Bates Dance Festival

Wednesday, July 6, 2005 10:08 am

Keigwin + Company kicks off the five-week 2005 Bates Dance Festival performance series with a dazzling program of Maine premieres. Recently hailed as the "Best of 2004" by The New York Times, this hot, young troupe of formidable dancers performs works exploring contemporary life and pop culture with choreographic ingenuity and range. The festival presents Keigwin + Co. at 8 p.m. Saturday, July 16, in Schaeffer Theatre, College Street, Bates College. Tickets are $15/$10 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 9. (Please note that this performance contains intimate scenes not appropriate for young children.)

Bates names sports information director

Wednesday, July 6, 2005 10:03 am

Jenny Allen has been named Bates College sports information director in the Office of Communications and Media Relations. She assumed her duties July 5.