Posts from March 2008
Emmy-winner Kevin Jackson ’01 knows the right shift points

Tuesday, March 4, 2008 12:00 pm

When he shifted from NFL Films to NASCAR Images in 2006, producer...

Video: Roots musician Corey Harris ’91 in residence

Tuesday, March 4, 2008 12:00 pm

During his Bates residency, Corey Harris '91 spoke to students in an introductory course on the Francophone world.

Mays Men attend Morehouse College inauguration

Tuesday, March 4, 2008 11:06 am

A group of male students, faculty and staff of African and Latino descent known as the "Mays Men" has emerged at Bates College. Founded in fall 2007 by Czerny Brasuell, director of the college's Multicultural Center, the group seeks to emulate the values that defined the phrase "Morehouse Men" during the Morehouse College presidency (1940-67) of Benjamin Elijah Mays '20, a mentor to Martin Luther King Jr.

Campus construction update: Dining Commons opens

Monday, March 3, 2008 11:10 am

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. It was the first dinner served at the facility with the entire campus community back from winter break. (The Commons had served the first board plan meal Sunday night and offered a limited menu during break week.) Schwartz was pleased — and her staff, she said, loves their new workplace.

Campus construction update: Dining Commons opens

Monday, March 3, 2008 9:30 am

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.

Of Climate, Clams, and Colleagues

Saturday, March 1, 2008 4:39 pm

Arctic clams are sentinels of climate change, says biology professor Will Ambrose. But he didn’t find that out by himself

It's a Microworld After All

Saturday, March 1, 2008 3:26 pm

MicroVest’s Gil Crawford ’80 takes the lead as private investors surge into the microfinance world

The Wedding Gift

Saturday, March 1, 2008 3:11 pm

Friends and family raise a barn, and some community spirit, at the farmhouse wedding of Kirsten Walter '00 and Ben Ayers '99

Dinner Time

Saturday, March 1, 2008 2:53 pm

About 1,000 diners gave the College’s new Commons its first major test on the evening of Feb. 25 during the first dinner served to the entire campus community in the new space.

Composition One-on-One

Saturday, March 1, 2008 2:16 pm

Students teach students as writing becomes an explicit value of the Bates curriculum.

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