Stories from March 2007
Susanne takes you up: Clerk of the works Susanne Grant guided Campus Construction Update through the new student housing. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Campus Construction Update: Week of March 26, 2007

Thursday, March 29, 2007 12:00 am

The three-story scaffold staircase wobbled, the stair treads were small, and it was all exposed, so there was no question about how far away the ground was.

Student choreographers, lighting designers collaborate for dance concerts

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 2:14 pm

Performing two separate programs twice, the Bates College Modern Dance Company presents the results of an innovative collaboration with theatrical lighting designers Friday, March 30, through Monday, April 2.

Bates hosts international conference on Rwandan genocide

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 1:59 pm

Scholars and human-rights advocates will join survivors of the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda to discuss its origins and outcomes on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, at Bates College. Titled "Rwanda: From National Disintegration to National Reunification: The Legacy of the Genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda," the conference is open to all free of charge. Sponsors of the event include the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

College joins Maine Music Society to amass 260 musicians for Brahms concert

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 1:43 pm

In a landmark musical event, Bates College and the Maine Music Society will muster some 260 musicians for an evening of music by Johannes Brahms, including his exquisite "Deutsches Requiem," Saturday, March 31, in the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 27 Bartlett St.

Seventeen senior art majors exhibit work at college museum

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 1:37 pm

Seventeen studio art majors at Bates College show work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition, which opens with a reception on Thursday, April 5, in the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

Students to conduct mock Senate hearing on Middle East

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 1:23 pm

Students of a Bates politics class promise an intense 90 minutes as they conduct "Hearings on U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East," a mock Senate hearing Friday, March 30, in Room G52, Pettengill Hall, during the Mount David Summit.

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

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 11:07 am

In a landmark musical event, Bates College and the Maine Music Society will muster some 260 musicians for an evening of music by Johannes Brahms, including his exquisite "Requiem," at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 31, in the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 27 Bartlett St.

College hosts international conference on Rwandan genocide

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 10:30 am

Scholars and human-rights advocates will join survivors of the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda to discuss its origins and outcomes on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, at Bates College.

Phyllis Schlafly to lecture on family ideals

Monday, March 26, 2007 1:52 pm

Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly gives a talk titled Feminism vs. Conservatism: The Great Debate at Bates College Wednesday, March 28, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Andrews lecturer to discuss the 'prison industrial complex'

Thursday, March 22, 2007 2:22 pm

Ruth Wilson Gilmore, writer, professor of geography and director of the Program in American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California, will give a presentation titled "The Prison Industrial Complex After 25 Years" Thursday, March 22, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

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