News Archives


January 12, 2007 3:02 pm

Harvard professor discusses the shaping of Christianity

Karen Leigh King, Winn Professor of Ecclesiastical History at Harvard Divinity School, will give a presentation titled “The Shaping of Christianity: Gospel Discoveries from the Egyptian Desert” Wednesday, Jan. 17, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.


January 9, 2007 11:57 am

Campus Construction Update: Week of Jan. 8, 2007

Campus Construction Update: Week of Jan. 8, 2007

About nine months remain before students move into the new student housing, adjacent to Rand Hall.


January 8, 2007 12:50 pm

2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Schedule

The schedule for the 2007 annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration extends over several days.


January 8, 2007 12:29 pm

2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Workshops

A number of workshops will be held in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., on Monday, January 15, in Pettengill Hall.


January 8, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of Jan. 7

A student serving on a food advisory committee once told Christine Schwartz, Dining Services’ director, that anticipating a meal at the current Memorial Commons is like getting psyched up for battle. “You pretty much have to fight your way through Commons now” because of the way the space is arranged, Schwartz said. All that will change when the new Commons opens in February.


January 5, 2007 4:00 pm

College wins grant for collaborative library program with Colby, Bowdoin

Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges have received a $280,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to build a model program for the collaborative development of library collections.


January 3, 2007 4:24 pm

National business journalist shares spiritual journey

Paul Solman, business and economics correspondent for the NewsHour with Jim Lehrer since 1985, will speak Thursday, Jan. 11, at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave., as part of “Spiritual Sojourners,” a series sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain at Bates College.


January 1, 2007 4:07 pm

College offers Between Chaos and Community theme for Martin Luther King Day

Civil rights activist and historian Cleveland Sellers is the keynote speaker for the 2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.