Posts from October 2005
Bates College theater department offers 'Taming of the Shrew'

Friday, October 28, 2005 3:42 pm

One of William Shakespeare's first comedies, "The Taming of the Shrew" is the major fall production of the Bates College theater department. Directed by Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz, "The Taming of the Shrew" will be performed at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday, Nov. 2-5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 6, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, Andrews Road. Admission is $6 for the general public and $3 for Bates faculty and staff, senior citizens and non-Bates students.

Symposium examines intersection of art and cryptozoology

Thursday, October 27, 2005 3:39 pm

A symposium at the Bates College Museum of Art this weekend relates the visual arts to cryptozoology, the study of unknown, rumored or hidden animals. Treating issues of cryptozoology, science and art, the symposium "Out of Time Place Scale" takes place at the museum Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29. Friday's keynote speaker is cryptozoologist Loren Coleman, an authority in the field and the founder of the Cryptozoology Museum in Portland, where he lives. An exhibition relating to cryptozoology opens at the museum in June 2006.

Poet Meena Alexander to read from her work

Wednesday, October 26, 2005 3:45 pm

Meena Alexander, an award-winning poet, novelist and memoirist, will read from her poetry at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave., Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates to hold annual Graduate and Professional School Fair

Monday, October 24, 2005 3:49 pm

Bates College hosts its annual Graduate and Professional School Fair from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, Central Avenue.

Bates names Sowell Professor of Economics

Wednesday, October 19, 2005 3:47 pm

Bates College has named James W. Hughes, a member of the economics faculty since 1992, as the Thomas Sowell Professor of Economics. Hughes presents his inaugural lecture as Sowell Professor at 5:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Bates to hold vigil for latest natural disaster victims

Saturday, October 15, 2005 3:51 pm

Members of the Bates College community will hold a vigil for victims of the earthquake in Pakistan and the hurricane in Central America at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, in the Bates College Chapel, College Street. The public is invited to participate in this gathering, sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain.

Grad programs in health care accept 96 percent of Bates applicants

Wednesday, October 12, 2005 3:56 pm

Ninety-six percent of Bates College seniors and alumni applying to graduate programs in the health professions for fall 2005 matriculation were accepted. Ninety-one percent of Bates applicants were accepted into medical or osteopathic schools, vs. a national average of around 49 percent, according to a report issued on Oct. 10 by the college's Medical Studies Committee.

Lectures at Bates spotlight compelling issues

Wednesday, October 12, 2005 3:54 pm

Lectures at Bates this week shed light on three diverse, yet equally momentous, realms of contemporary concern.

Writer from Equatorial Guinea to speak

Wednesday, October 12, 2005 3:26 pm

Equatorial Guinean writer Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel gives a talk called The...

Mathematical modeling, cancer treatment linked in Bates lecture

Wednesday, October 12, 2005 3:19 pm

Lisette de Pillis, an expert in the use of mathematical models to...

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