Posts from May 2007
Bates College Etude #1

Wednesday, May 30, 2007 12:00 pm

Dance performance by Fisher Qua and Carol Dilley, with choreography by Carol...

Bates College Etude #2

Monday, May 28, 2007 12:00 pm

Dance performance by Meredith Sallee and Fisher Qua, with choreography by Sarah McCormick, camera by Craig Saddlemire and Kristen Carey, and video production by Bill Matthew.

Commencement 2007 stories, photographs and videos

Sunday, May 27, 2007 12:08 pm

"If you want to solve all the problems that we're facing in this world, it's unlikely that the people and ideas that got us to where we are will be the ones that are going to get us to a different place," Segway inventor Dean Kamen told 464 graduates at Bates College' 141st Commencement.

'Green Horizons,' Bates' summer exhibition, examines sustainability

Monday, May 21, 2007 4:32 pm

With its centerpiece a giant painting that depicts Brooklyn after millennia of global warming, an exhibition exploring the concept of environmental sustainability opens on June 9 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

Bates student receives undergraduate research award

Monday, May 21, 2007 12:39 pm

Akiko Doi, a Bates College senior from Kyoto City, Japan, recently won the Undergraduate Student Research Achievement Award Poster Competition in the enzymology category.

'Green Horizons' participants and projects

Monday, May 21, 2007 12:25 pm

With its centerpiece a giant painting that depicts Brooklyn after millennia of global warming, an exhibition exploring the concept of environmental sustainability opens on June 9 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St. "Green Horizons" will present prominent artists from Maine and the world in an adventurous attempt to provoke conversations around the questions: What is green? What is sustainable?

Alumna directs Dawn Powell's Prohibition-era play 'Big Night'

Tuesday, May 15, 2007 1:08 pm

Bates presents the play "Big Night," a Depression-era satire by Dawn Powell, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 17-19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall. Admission is $6 for the general public and $3 for Bates faculty and staff, senior citizens and non-Bates students. For reservations call 207-786-6161.

Campus construction update: Week of May 7

Thursday, May 10, 2007 12:00 am

Like tea leaves, some parts of the built environment can offer clues about the future, if you know how to read them.

Campus construction update: Week of May 21

Thursday, May 10, 2007 12:00 am

Inside the new student housing, engineers last week began the process of testing electrical, mechanical and other systems. The tests, which will continue until the College takes over the building sometime in July, are part of the building's commissioning — a process of ensuring that everything works and looks as it should.

Taegan McMahon '07 gives frogs the acid test

Wednesday, May 9, 2007 2:26 pm

A childhood trip to the rainforests of Costa Rica introduced Taegan McMahon '07 to poison dart frogs. Immediately, she was smitten. “They are very cool and absolutely beautiful,” she says.

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