News Archives

Wednesday

March 7, 2007 3:30 pm

Lecture at college to describe Vietnamese archaeological dig

Le Thi Lien, a leading Vietnamese archaeologist, visits Bates College to discuss her involvement in a major archaeological site in Hanoi Thursday, March 29, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

March 7, 2007 3:16 pm

College presents students, eminent singer in Indonesian concert

Bates College presents a concert of Indonesian music featuring student musicians and a singer who is one of the Pacific nation’s leading classical recording artists Saturday, March 17, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

March 7, 2007 3:12 pm

College joins nationwide carbon-neutrality pact

Bates College is one of eight colleges and universities in Maine, and more than 100 nationwide, to sign an agreement to become “carbon neutral” — that is, to reduce institutional emissions of carbon-based greenhouse gases such that they no longer increase the atmospheric total of such gases.

Monday

March 5, 2007 3:40 pm

Mount David Summit highlights student achievement across disciplines

More than 300 Bates students will take part in the sixth Mount David Summit, the college’s annual celebration of student academic achievement Friday, March 30, in the Perry Atrium of Pettengill Hall.

Saturday

March 3, 2007 9:30 am

Campus construction update: Dining Commons opens

About 1,000 Bates people put the new dining Commons to the test over dinner on Monday, Feb. 25, Dining Services director Christine Schwartz estimated the following day.

Friday

March 2, 2007 9:23 am

College offices closed due to inclement weather

Due to inclement weather, Bates College offices are closed Friday, Mar. 2.

Thursday

March 1, 2007 4:05 pm

Matthews composition featured by Portland Chamber Music Festival

A work by William Matthews, Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music at Bates, is featured as musicians from the Portland Chamber Music Festival return to Bates for a concert Sunday, March 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

March 1, 2007 3:53 pm

Theater department to stage America's first comedy

Paul Kuritz, professor of theater, directs the Bates College theater department production of “The Contrast,” an American comedy of manners written in 1787 by Royall Tyler. Performances take place March 9-11, 16-18 in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 2 Andrews Road.

Thursday

March 1, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of Feb. 26

It was a milestone of sorts for the new Commons project: the first use of plastic wrap in the kitchen.

Thursday

March 1, 2007 12:00 am

Campus construction update: Week of March 5

A milestone of sorts: The first students with the option to actually occupy Bates’ new student housing are making that choice now. With less than six months to go before the residence next to Mount David opens, it’s housing lottery time again, and floor plans for the facility have been posted in Chase Hall along with all the other housing.