Posts from January 2007
Palestinian activists to discuss nonviolent resistance

Wednesday, January 31, 2007 2:01 pm

Palestinian activists Mohammad Khatib and Feryal Abu Haikal speak about the nonviolent struggle of Palestinians Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Sangai Asia presents Asian Performance Night

Wednesday, January 31, 2007 1:51 pm

Sangai Asia, a student group at Bates College that promotes Asian and Asian American awareness, identity and fellowship, presents its second annual Annual Asian Performance Night Saturday, Feb. 2rd, in the college's Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

2007 Martin Luther King Day photographs

Wednesday, January 31, 2007 1:40 pm

The Bates College community observes the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. by canceling classes and scheduling special programming throughout the day.

Kelsey receives College award for teaching excellence

Wednesday, January 31, 2007 1:34 pm

Nominated by students and alumni who extolled his scholarship, his challenge to his students and his encouragement, Professor of Psychology John Kelsey has received the College's Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Look, skywalker: On the skeleton of the new dining Commons, a worker unhooks a newly set piece of steel from the crane. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Week of Jan. 29, 2007

Tuesday, January 30, 2007 12:00 am

Considering how much trouble a Maine winter can cause when it really...

Harvard sociologist discusses African American tradition

Monday, January 29, 2007 2:10 pm

Orlando Patterson, John Cowles Professor of Sociology, Harvard University, will give a talk titled "King's Dream, American Realities: Paradoxical Trends in the African-American Condition" Sunday, Feb. 4, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

College hosts North American Debating Championships Jan. 26-28

Thursday, January 25, 2007 2:20 pm

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council will host the 2007 North American Debating Championships at Bates College, Jan. 26-28. Known as "NorAms," the competition is the top debating championship in North America, held on an alternating basis between the United States and Canada since 1991.

Views with a room: With a flatscreen video wall behind her, Jacqueline Smith '07 studies in the new Imaging Center. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update, Week of Jan. 23: Imaging Center opens

Tuesday, January 23, 2007 12:00 am

Now open in a sleekly renovated section of Coram Library, the Bates College Imaging and Computing Center leads this week's update.

College receives national recognition for community partnerships

Monday, January 22, 2007 2:44 pm

The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recently selected Bates College for its new Community Engagement Classification, created to recognize colleges and universities that have institutionalized community engagement in their endeavors.

Hey baba rebar: On Jan. 16, workers prepared forms and rebar for the final section of the new dining Commons' concrete frost wall. The fireplace lounge will be situated here.
Campus Construction Update: Week of Jan. 15, 2007

Tuesday, January 16, 2007 12:00 am

Wooden roof trusses for the new residential village near Mount David will start going into place this week.

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