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Friday

October 28, 2005
3:42 pm

Bates College theater department offers 'Taming of the Shrew'

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.

Thursday

October 27, 2005
3:39 pm

Symposium examines intersection of art and cryptozoology

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.

Wednesday

October 26, 2005
3:45 pm

Poet Meena Alexander to read from her work

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.

Monday

October 24, 2005
3:49 pm

Bates to hold annual Graduate and Professional School Fair

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.

Wednesday

October 19, 2005
3:47 pm

Bates names Sowell Professor of Economics

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.

Saturday

October 15, 2005
3:51 pm

Bates to hold vigil for latest natural disaster victims

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.

Wednesday

October 12, 2005
3:56 pm

Grad programs in health care accept 96 percent of Bates applicants

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.

Wednesday

October 12, 2005
3:54 pm

Lectures at Bates spotlight compelling issues

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

Wednesday

October 12, 2005
3:26 pm

Writer from Equatorial Guinea to speak

Equatorial Guinean writer Juan Tomás Ávila Laurel gives a talk called The Open Vein of Africa at 4 p.m. Friday,…

Wednesday

October 12, 2005
3:19 pm

Mathematical modeling, cancer treatment linked in Bates lecture

Lisette de Pillis, an expert in the use of mathematical models to solve difficult problems in diverse fields, offers two…