Stories from July 2008
Surdukowski and Karadzic

Thursday, July 31, 2008 1:40 pm

The Concord (N.H.) Monitor interviewed lawyer Jay Surdukowski in July after the capture of Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader who will stand trial after 12 years at large.

Bates earns high marks for environmental sustainability

Wednesday, July 30, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates College has been notified it received a top score, along with 10 other U.S. colleges and universities, in a "Green Rating" system developed by test preparation organization Princeton Review and ecoAmerica.

Biology professor wins NIH grant for respiratory research

Tuesday, July 29, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates biologist Ryan Bavis will use a grant from a division of the National Institutes of Health to advance understanding of why exposing animals to oxygen-rich environments early in their development adversely affects their respiratory functioning later in life.

Bates Dance Festival presents Maine premiere by Scofield & Shuey

Monday, July 28, 2008 12:00 pm

Scofield and Shuey’s latest collaboration is part of a long-term project exploring adolescent group dynamics: how and why people fall into or push each other into the roles of "Leader," "Follower" and "Outcast."

Summer program for math, science students going strong in second year

Thursday, July 24, 2008 1:43 pm

Squeezing the equivalent of two semester-long courses into just six weeks, the...

Bates Dance Festival features contemporary African dance and film

Monday, July 21, 2008 12:00 pm

The Bates Dance Festival presents a weeklong focus on the extraordinary performing arts of contemporary Africa.

Images of Bates: Summer 2008

Sunday, July 20, 2008 12:00 pm

Slideshow of images from Summer 2008.

Shawna-Kaye Lester ’08 wins Jack Kent Cooke graduate scholarship

Friday, July 18, 2008 12:00 pm

Shawna-Kaye Lester '08 of St. Catherine, Jamaica, has won a prestigious and lucrative graduate scholarship from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. A double major in biological chemistry and Spanish at Bates, Lester will use her award to pursue an ambitious sequence of graduate programs to hone her leadership skills in healthcare management.

Keigwin + Company presents new works at Bates Dance Festival

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 2:19 pm

Hailed by critics and audiences alike as one of the hottest new troupe emerging on the national scene, Keigwin + Company returns to the Bates Dance Festival to perform two Maine premieres. This dazzling young group of formidable dancers presents works that explore contemporary life and pop culture with choreographic ingenuity and range. The festival presents Keigwin + Co. at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, July 18 and 19, in Schaeffer Theatre, 365 College St., Bates College. Tickets are $20/$12 (students and seniors) and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6161 after July 7.

Looking forward to 2008-09, Amandla! reviews successes of past year

Wednesday, July 16, 2008 12:00 pm

The Bates College organization that cultivates solidarity among students of African descent, Amandla! has announced its officers for the 2008-09 academic year.

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