News Archives

Thursday

November 30, 2006 11:10 am

Bates choral, dance, piano, jazz performances start December with a bang

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.

Wednesday

November 22, 2006 11:39 am

Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts high school forensics tournament

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

Friday

November 17, 2006 3:46 pm

Editor jump-starts conversation in Spiritual Sojourners series

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.

Friday

November 17, 2006 12:03 pm

Graduate programs in health care accept 90 percent of Bates applicants

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

Thursday

November 16, 2006 4:17 pm

Expert on Italian sculpture to speak

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.

Thursday

November 16, 2006 3:57 pm

Dance company features works by noted New York choreographers

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.

Wednesday

November 15, 2006 1:42 pm

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

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.

Friday

November 10, 2006 3:20 pm

Multicultural Center presents social justice institute

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.

Thursday

November 9, 2006 3:58 pm

Award-winning mathematician to give annual Sampson Lecture

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.

Thursday

November 9, 2006 3:05 pm

Orchestra offers program from the turn of the 20th century

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.