Stories from May 2008
New Maine Folk Art Trail leads to Bates art museum

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 11:40 am

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.

Against Olympics backdrop, museum exhibit explores Chinese cityscape

Wednesday, May 28, 2008 11:15 am

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.

Commencement day photos

Monday, May 26, 2008 12:00 pm

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

Commencement weekend photos

Monday, May 26, 2008 12:00 pm

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

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

Sunday, May 25, 2008 3:07 pm

“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.”

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

Friday, May 23, 2008 11:20 am

An ability to analyze complex situations, coupled with deep empathy, positions Tamara...

Art department's Feintuch receives Guggenheim Fellowship

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 3:14 pm

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.

Herzig wins NSF grant to study cosmetic uses of genomics

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 2:57 pm

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.

Bates celebrates Harward Center for Community Partnerships Awards

Tuesday, May 20, 2008 11:28 am

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.

Dance on the Alumni Walk

Saturday, May 17, 2008 12:00 pm

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

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