Posts from November 2006
Bates choral, dance, piano, jazz performances start December with a bang

Thursday, November 30, 2006 11:10 am

December at Bates begins with a burst of creative energy as performances by the college's choir, Modern Dance Company and jazz band, as well as by pianist Frank Glazer, take place from the first through the sixth days of the month.

Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts high school forensics tournament

Wednesday, November 22, 2006 11:39 am

For the fourth consecutive year, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosted a Maine high school forensics tournament.

Editor jump-starts conversation in Spiritual Sojourners series

Friday, November 17, 2006 3:46 pm

Roderick Nordell, a retired editor for the Christian Science Monitor, will speak at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at 161 Wood St., as part of "Spiritual Sojourners," a series sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain at Bates College.

Graduate programs in health care accept 90 percent of Bates applicants

Friday, November 17, 2006 12:03 pm

Ninety percent of Bates College seniors and alumni applying to graduate programs in the health professions for fall 2006 matriculation were accepted.

Expert on Italian sculpture to speak

Thursday, November 16, 2006 4:17 pm

Dorothy F. Glass, a leading American scholar in the field of medieval Italian sculpture, offers a talk at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Room 104 of Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Titled "Borgo San Donnino: The Pilgrim’s Church," Glass's talk is open to the public at no cost.

Dance company features works by noted New York choreographers

Thursday, November 16, 2006 3:57 pm

With a program of works by faculty and guest choreographers, the Bates College Modern Dance Company performs at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2; 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 3; and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, in the college's Schaeffer Theater, 305 College St. Admission is $6 for the general public and $3 for children, seniors and full-time students. For more information, please call 207-786-6161.

In a change of pace, Bates College Choir to sing opera choruses

Wednesday, November 15, 2006 1:42 pm

The Bates College Choir performs operatic choruses by some of the genre's greatest composers in 8 p.m. concerts on Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concerts are free and open to the public, but tickets are required. For reservations or more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Multicultural Center presents social justice institute

Friday, November 10, 2006 3:20 pm

The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs presents a two-day social justice institute designed to introduce students to individuals and organizations working on a variety of social justice issues, such as human rights, reparations and economic equity, on Saturday, Nov. 11, and Sunday, Nov. 12, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Award-winning mathematician to give annual Sampson Lecture

Thursday, November 9, 2006 3:58 pm

Jennifer J. Quinn, executive director of the Association for Women in Mathematics, presents two lectures at Bates on Friday, Nov. 10. At 4 p.m., she gives a talk titled "Synchronicity: Alternating Sums, Determinants, Continued Fractions and More." At 7:30 p.m., in the college's annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture, her subject is "Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers." Sponsored by the mathematics department, both talks are open to the public at no cost and take place in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. For more information, please call the college concierge at 207-786-6255.

Orchestra offers program from the turn of the 20th century

Thursday, November 9, 2006 3:05 pm

The Bates College Orchestra, directed by Hiroya Miura, performs a program of music from the late 19th and early 20th centuries at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission to the concert is free, but tickets are required. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.

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