Stories from March 2008
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 10:03 am
The Harward Center for Community Partnerships has awarded three Publicly Engaged Academic Project grants to Bates faculty members, the first of two rounds of awards for 2007-08. These "PEAP" grants are designed to offer faculty and staff significant support for publicly engaged teaching, research, cultural and other community projects. In the current round, three faculty-led projects received grants totaling $11,223.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 9:58 am
Barbara Brown Taylor, Butman Professor of Religion at Piedmont College, will give a presentation titled "Sabbath: Self-Care or the Mending of the World?" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 2, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend the 2008 Zerby Lecture in Contemporary Religious Thought, sponsored by the Office of the Multifaith Chaplain, free of charge. For more information, please call 207-786-8272.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 9:54 am
Michael Celia, chair of the civil and environmental engineering department at Princeton University, gives a talk at Bates College titled "Geological Storage as a Carbon Mitigation Option" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in Room 204, Carnegie Science Building, 44 Campus Ave
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 9:44 am
The 76-voice Bates College Choir, accompanied by a 21-piece orchestra and directed by John Corrie, presents the second and third parts of Handel's popular oratorio "Messiah" in performances at 8 p.m. Friday, March 28, and Sunday, March 30, in Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 9:42 am
The seventh Mount David Summit, Bates College's annual celebration of student academic achievement, begins with festivities at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 28, in Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).
Wednesday, March 26, 2008 9:36 am
Student choreographers will put their work to the test of public performance in Bates College Modern Dance Company concerts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 28; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 29 and 30; and 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 31.
Tuesday, March 18, 2008 10:08 am
Members of Bates College's award-winning Brooks Quimby Debate Council present a lively public discussion about censorship and First Amendment rights at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the college's Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Part of The Big Read L-A program sponsored by the Lewiston and Auburn public libraries, the event is open to the public free of charge.
Monday, March 17, 2008 2:07 pm
"I’ve always had a plan for myself," says Stephen Lattanzi '08 of Winchester, Mass. And ever since he performed in a production of Robin Hood in second grade, theater has been central to that plan. At Bates, Lattanzi has acted in eight stage productions, often in lead roles.
Monday, March 17, 2008 10:33 am
The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs presents "LOVE," an exhibition, lecture and reception featuring Arturo Lindsay, professor of art and art history at Atlanta's Spelman College. Lindsay gives his talk at 4 p.m. Friday, March 21, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The exhibition, curated by Nakeisha Gumbs, Bates class of 2007, opens at 7 p.m. in Chase Hall Gallery, followed by a reception. The public is invited to attend all three events at no charge. The exhibition will be on display from March 21 to April 5 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. For more information, please call the Multicultural Center at 207-786-8376.
Monday, March 17, 2008 10:28 am
George W. Cole, formerly a top executive in the field of interactive voice technology and now head of a boat service supporting a Maine island community, has joined the Bates College Board of Trustees.