Posts from February 2007
U.S. Rep. Michaud takes 'green' tour of college

Monday, February 26, 2007 4:12 pm

"What I see happening here at Bates is definitely going in the right direction," said U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud, D-Maine, during a "green tour" of Bates Feb. 20.

Jazz with Marcus Roberts, all-Schubert concerts conclude series

Monday, February 19, 2007 4:25 pm

The last two concerts in the 2006-07 Bates College Concert Series take place Saturday, March 3, with the Marcus Roberts Trio, and Friday, March 9, with an all-Schubert program of vocal and pianoforte music. Both will be held in the college's Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

College, Maine Music Society gather 260 musicians for all-Brahms concert

Friday, February 16, 2007 4:42 pm

In a landmark event for the Androscoggin Valley cultural community, Bates College and the Maine Music Society will muster an ensemble of some 260 musicians for a performance of music by Johannes Brahms, including his monumental "Requiem," Saturday, March 31, in the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 27 Bartlett St.

Trade-agreement analysis wins book award for college sociologist

Friday, February 16, 2007 4:34 pm

The Social Construction of Free Trade: The European Union, NAFTA, and Mercosur, an analysis written by Bates College sociologist Francesco Duina, has been named an "Outstanding Academic Title" by the editors of Choice magazine, published by the Association of College & Research Libraries. Friday, March 23, Duina is scheduled to present the book in a store appearance at Books Etc., 38 Exchange St., Portland.

Sulochana Dissanayake '09 lands a double role

Friday, February 16, 2007 3:45 pm

Sulochana Dissanayake '09 balances academics and extracurriculars, taking full advantage of the Bates experience.

'Science image' talk marks opening of Imaging and Computing Center

Friday, February 16, 2007 10:38 am

Felice Frankel, a leading expert in the use of imagery to express scientific data and concepts, offers a lecture titled "More Than Pretty Pictures: The Power of the Science Image" Friday, March 2, in the Keck Classroom (G52) in Pettengill Hall, Bates College, Andrews Road.

Maine College Republicans host Youth Leadership School at College

Thursday, February 15, 2007 11:09 am

The Maine College Republicans will host the Youth Leadership School, the flagship program of the Leadership Institute, at Bates College Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17-18. The school will be held in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, at 70 Campus Ave.

Professor of Russian shares spiritual journey

Thursday, February 15, 2007 10:55 am

Bates College Professor Jane Costlow, a specialist in Russian literature and culture who travels frequently to Russia, will speak Thursday, Feb. 15, at 161 Wood St., as part of "Spiritual Sojourners," a series sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain at Bates College.

Experts in ancient Japanese music, pipa, virtuoso Wu Man to perform

Thursday, February 15, 2007 10:39 am

This year's edition of the Bates College world music series features Wu Man, the renowned virtuoso on the Chinese stringed "pipa," and members of the premiere ensemble performing ancient Japanese court music.

College offices closed due to inclement weather

Wednesday, February 14, 2007 11:02 am

Due to inclement weather, Bates College offices are closed Wednesday, Feb. 14.

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