News Archives

Tuesday

January 16, 2007 12:00 am

Campus Construction Update: Week of Jan. 15, 2007

Campus Construction Update: Week of Jan. 15, 2007

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

Friday

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.

Tuesday

January 9, 2007 11:57 am

Campus Construction Updates: Week of Jan. 8

Campus Construction Updates: Week of Jan. 8

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

Monday

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.

Monday

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.

Monday

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.

Friday

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.

Wednesday

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.

Monday

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.