Stories from January 2006
Wednesday, January 18, 2006 3:13 pm
Kris Freeman becomes the second Bates alum to earn a place on a Winter Olympics team, the first being Nordic skier Nancy Ingersoll Fiddler '78, who competed at the 1988 and 1992 games.
Thursday, January 12, 2006 2:02 pm
Paul Kuritz, a professor of theater at Bates College, seeks volunteer actors and film crewmembers to join him and members of the Bates community in creating a screen adaptation of "A New Life," a short story by Mary Ward Brown.
Thursday, January 5, 2006 10:39 am
The Class of 1931 Clock atop the Hathorn Hall porch is a small but eye-catching Bates landmark. Yet for the last few months the clock had, as the saying goes, shown the correct time only twice a day. So the College took it down and repaired it (faulty relays was the diagnosis), and on Jan. 5 Physical Plant staff and a technician from Simplex-Grinnell re-installed the fixed face.
Wednesday, January 4, 2006 1:56 pm
Bates College Director of Athletics Suzanne Coffey announces that the college will sponsor its first-ever audio webcasts of athletic contests, beginning with the men’s basketball team’s home game against Colby College on Saturday, Jan. 7.
Wednesday, January 4, 2006 1:38 pm
Rory Stratton, a 2005 graduate of Bates College, is researching Islamic art and architectural history in Sri Lanka with the support of a Fulbright grant.
Wednesday, January 4, 2006 1:28 pm
The quartet led by jazz saxophonist Kenny Garrett performs in the Bates College Concert Series at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.