Stories from July 2007
College to implement new emergency notification system in September

Thursday, July 26, 2007 11:43 am

In September, Bates College will implement and begin testing a new emergency notification system that will send information and instructions simultaneously to the entire campus community through e-mail, cell phones and telephone landlines.

Lakeside Concerts continue with Maine brass quintet

Thursday, July 26, 2007 11:16 am

Maine's own Downeast Brass performs in the 2007 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series Thursday, July 26, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college's Lake Andrews.

Popular Maine singer-songwriter up next in Lakeside Concert series

Thursday, July 26, 2007 10:32 am

Popular Maine singer-songwriter Anni Clark performs in the 2007 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series Thursday, Aug. 2, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater, by the college's Lake Andrews.

The 1892 Bates baseball team posted a 7–1 record en route to the state title. (Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library)
Scene Again: In 1892, Bates was best in baseball

Monday, July 23, 2007 3:52 pm

In 1892, baseball already reigned as the nation’s pastime, but interest in football was growing.

College hosts international conference on memory and knowledge

Monday, July 23, 2007 11:53 am

Bates College hosts the seventh biennial meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, an international conference on memory and cognition, Wednesday, July 25, through Saturday, July 28.

College's Dance Festival presents 25th Anniversary Gala Concert

Monday, July 23, 2007 9:46 am

A highlight of the 2007 Bates Dance Festival is the 25th Anniversary Gala Concert, Saturday, July 28 in the Lewiston Middle School Auditorium, 75 Russell St.

Lewiston recognized as 'All-America City'

Friday, July 20, 2007 11:19 am

This summer, Lewiston has received national recognition by becoming one of 10 municipalities designated an "All-America City" in an annual competition sponsored by the National Civic League.

Maine foundation awards college $255,000 grant for writing program

Wednesday, July 18, 2007 9:58 am

As Bates College prepares to begin its first academic year with a new set of core educational requirements, a foundation in Falmouth has awarded the college more than $250,000 to support the requirements' focus on writing skills.

Campus construction update: Week of July 16

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 10:11 am

Upcoming road closures will add a certain frisson of adventure to life at Bates. On Friday, July 20, College Street will be closed at Mountain Avenue for the construction of a raised pedestrian crossing, or traffic table, to link Alumni Walk with the new student housing. Signage will help direct motorists to alternate routes.

Rubberbandance Group premieres at college's Dance Festival July 14

Saturday, July 14, 2007 10:31 am

Kicking off the Bates Dance Festival's 25th anniversary season, Victor Quijada's Montreal-based Rubberbandance Group (RBDG) performs an evening of new works Saturday, July 14, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

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