Posts from December 2006
Pianist, oboist interpret music from opera as Bates Concert Series resumes

Tuesday, December 19, 2006 3:53 pm

The 2006-07 Bates College Concert Series resumes on Jan. 13 with an 8 p.m. program of operatic music by pianist Gayle Martin Henry and oboist Gerhard Reuter.

A mocked-up section of wall frames 101-year-old Rand Hall at the site of the new student residences.
Campus construction updates: Week of Dec. 18, 2006

Monday, December 18, 2006 11:13 am

While most Bates people will be away from campus from Dec. 22 until January, workers will still be busy on the new student housing and the dining Commons-Alumni Walk project.

Bates debaters ranked 15th internationally

Wednesday, December 13, 2006 10:28 am

The Bates College debate team ranks 15th internationally, according to an unofficial tally of more than 400 teams competing in the World Universities Debating Championships.

Taken Dec. 5, this image shows the construction site for the new Commons. In the background is Merrill Gym.
Campus Construction Update: Week of Dec. 11, 2006

Monday, December 11, 2006 11:12 am

Many of us give little thought to heating season until it's time to get the furnace cleaned. Not surprisingly, ensuring that Bates' new student housing would be warm for its first heating season took a bit more effort.

Good, bad and ugly: How Bates football got into Sports Illustrated

Thursday, December 7, 2006 1:43 pm

It took equal parts good, bad and ugly for this image from the Bates-Colby football game on Oct. 28 into Sports Illustrated's special issue, "Football America" (Dec. 4, 2006).

This image of the new student housing was taken from Mountain Avenue on Dec. 5. The center section of the facility is taking shape in the area past which Rand Hall is currently visible. By August, this perspective will face the residence coordinator's front porch. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Week of Dec. 4, 2006

Tuesday, December 5, 2006 11:03 am

The first Campus Construction Update, in 2006, looks at progress on the new Commons, Alumni Walk and 280 College St.

Bates awards Johnson, Whitehouse professorships

Friday, December 1, 2006 3:58 pm

Bates College has recently appointed two faculty members to four-year term professorships, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen announced.

Bates offers ‘Lessons and Carols’ program

Friday, December 1, 2006 2:27 pm

Bates College marks the Christmas season with "A Candlelight Service of Lessons and Carols," a program which includes vocal and instrumental music and seasonal readings led by the Rev. William Blaine-Wallace, Bates' newly appointed multifaith chaplain.

Bates offers three jazz ensembles in concert

Friday, December 1, 2006 9:58 am

The Bates College Jazz Band, directed by Maine pianist Thomas Snow, will be joined by two smaller combos in concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 6, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.