News Archives

Thursday

March 29, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of March 26

We knew the three-story scaffold staircase was safe, because dozens of construction workers use it everyday without incident. But nevertheless it wobbled, the stairtreads were small, and it was all open, so there was no question about how far away the ground was.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 2:14 pm

Student choreographers, lighting designers collaborate for dance concerts

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.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 1:59 pm

Bates hosts international conference on Rwandan genocide

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.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 1:43 pm

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

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.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 1:37 pm

Seventeen senior art majors exhibit work at college museum

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.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 1:23 pm

Students to conduct mock Senate hearing on Middle East

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.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 11:07 am

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

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.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 10:30 am

College hosts international conference on Rwandan genocide

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.

Monday

March 26, 2007 1:52 pm

Phyllis Schlafly to lecture on family ideals

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.

Thursday

March 22, 2007 2:22 pm

Andrews lecturer to discuss the 'prison industrial complex'

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.