News Archives

Wednesday

May 28, 2008 11:40 am

New Maine Folk Art Trail leads to Bates art museum

An exhibition of delicate works on paper and handcrafted document boxes from the 18th and 19th centuries Maine opens Saturday, June 7, at the Bates College Museum of Art, located in Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

May 28, 2008 11:15 am

Against Olympics backdrop, museum exhibit explores Chinese cityscape

As the 2008 Beijing Olympics put China in the global spotlight this summer, a photographic exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art will offer alternative perspectives on that intriguing, dynamic nation. “Stairway to Heaven: From Chinese Streets to Monuments and Skyscrapers” showcases work by 17 Chinese artists who examine how economic reform, a new influx of personal wealth and rapid industrialization have changed the urban environment. The exhibit appears from June 7 through Dec. 14.

Monday

May 26, 2008 12:00 pm

Commencement day photos

Graduates and their families enjoyed a weekend of activities that included Commencement rehearsal, Baccalaureate and various receptions and presentations.

Monday

May 26, 2008 12:00 pm

Commencement weekend photos

Graduates and their families enjoyed a weekend of activities that included Commencement rehearsal, Baccalaureate and various receptions and presentations.

Sunday

May 25, 2008 3:07 pm

Bates' commitment to social change goes where you go, graduates told

“This college’s commitment to service and social change is in its DNA,” literary scholar Pauline Yu told some 440 members of the graduating Class of 2008. “And now it’s in yours.”

Friday

May 23, 2008 11:20 am

Tamara Wyche ’08 takes great heart and mind to law school

An ability to analyze complex situations, coupled with deep empathy, positions Tamara Wyche ’08 of Baltimore, Md., for a successful…

Wednesday

May 21, 2008 3:14 pm

Art department's Feintuch receives Guggenheim Fellowship

Robert Feintuch, a member of the Bates College studio art faculty who is celebrated for his droll, evocative paintings, has received a 2008 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Wednesday

May 21, 2008 2:57 pm

Herzig wins NSF grant to study cosmetic uses of genomics

Rebecca Herzig, associate professor in the women and gender studies program at Bates College, received a $57,344 National Science Foundation grant in April for work to be completed in the coming year.

Tuesday

May 20, 2008 11:28 am

Bates celebrates Harward Center for Community Partnerships Awards

Twenty individuals and organizations that received the second annual Bates College Harward Center for Community Partnership Awards, were recently recognized in a celebration at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Saturday

May 17, 2008 12:00 pm

Dance on the Alumni Walk

Structured improvisation organized by Alissa Horowitz for the new alumni walk at bates college by Alissa Horowitz, with videography by Craig Saddlemire.