News Archives

Monday

March 31, 2008 4:08 pm

Bobcat of the week: Caroline Thomas '09

Caroline Thomas continued her sizzling start to the 2008 season last week, scoring 11 times and assisting on three other goals in a 2-1 week for the Bates women’s lacrosse team.

Monday

March 31, 2008 4:05 pm

Bobcat of the week: Brian Mahoney '08

Considering Brian Mahoney already owned Bates’ career record for singles before he even began his senior season, it came as no shock that Mahoney would claim the program record for career hits so early in the season.

Friday

March 28, 2008 11:18 am

Expert on vice presidency visits Bates to discuss Muskie's 1968 run

Joel Goldstein, an expert on the U.S. vice presidency, presents the lecture “Campaigning for America: Edmund S. Muskie’s 1968 Vice Presidential Campaign” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.

Friday

March 28, 2008 11:04 am

New exhibit includes rare photos of U.S. Sen. Edmund S. Muskie '36

A new photographic exhibit, including seldom-seen family images, depicting the late Maine statesman and environmentalist Edmund S. Muskie is on display at Bates College’s Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.

Thursday

March 27, 2008 3:35 pm

Belief in ET abduction isn't alien, says Kelley-Romano

Associate Professor of Rhetoric Stephanie Kelley-Romano has interviewed many people whose deeply held personal beliefs help give meaning to their lives. And, by the way, these people think they were once abducted by aliens.

Thursday

March 27, 2008 1:20 pm

Seven senior art majors show work at Museum of Art

Seven studio art majors at Bates show work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition, which opens with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4, in the Bates College Museum of Art.

Thursday

March 27, 2008 12:54 pm

Philanthropic, scientific, literary leaders to address Commencement

A philanthropic leader, a molecular biologist, a climate researcher and a literary scholar will receive honorary degrees and speak at Bates College’s 142nd commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 25, on the college’s historic Quad, at Campus Avenue and College Street.

Thursday

March 27, 2008 10:44 am

Archives to receive papers of family prominent in history of Bates, Maine

Joel Goldstein, an expert on the U.S. vice presidency, presents the lecture “Campaigning for America: Edmund S. Muskie’s 1968 Vice Presidential Campaign” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library.

Thursday

March 27, 2008 9:28 am

Abe '08 curates woodblock print exhibition at Museum of Art

“Bijin Playing a Biwa,” a woodblock print by Gakutei. Below: Gakutei’s “Oiran with Pipe.” Both are gifts of Douglas J. Macko ’65.

Curated by a Bates senior, an exhibition of woodblock prints highlighting the roles, variety and importance of kimono patterns in the Japanese genre called “ukiyo-e” opens with a public reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4, at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

The Kimono and Traditional Japanese Culture: Investigating Kimono through Ukiyo-e in the Bates College Art Museum Collection runs through July 19 in the museum’s Synergy Seminar Gallery.

Wednesday

March 26, 2008 10:13 am

Watson Fellowship to support Bates graduate's graffiti research

A Bates graduate from Chicago is one of 50 students across the country to receive a 2008 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, a $25,000 grant that supports a year of independent research abroad. Jordan Williams, who graduated from Bates in December 2007, will use the award to research the graffiti cultures in Germany, Brazil and South Africa.