Stories from July 2008
Monday, July 14, 2008 2:04 pm
The 2008 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series continues with a performance by the world music duo Okbari and special guest Carl Dimow at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 17, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college's Lake Andrews.
Monday, July 14, 2008 1:51 pm
The 2008 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series continues with a performance by family entertainer Mary Kaye and her sidekick, Professor Von Wienerschnitzel, at 6 p.m. Thursday, July 24, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college's Lake Andrews.
Monday, July 14, 2008 12:00 pm
The 2008 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series continues with a performance by the eclectic American folk duo Slattery and Stewart.
Sunday, July 13, 2008 12:00 pm
Economic uncertainty is leading more and more people to consider big career changes. Some are seeking new fields after a layoff, while others seek just-in-case alternatives in anticipation of troubles ahead.
Monday, July 7, 2008 2:33 pm
The Bates Dance Festival presents its 26th season of public events, July 15 through Aug. 9, 2008, on the campus of Bates College. The five-week festival will feature performances, panel discussions, films and lectures by more than 30 internationally recognized dance artists from throughout the United States and abroad. The season showcases compelling and visually arresting performances that blend dance, video, text and original music to address themes of political activism, human relationships, the natural world and our changing global environment.
Monday, July 7, 2008 12:00 pm
Recent research by Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis shows the benefits of removing a hydropower dam on Maine's Kennebec River 10 years ago.
Monday, July 7, 2008 9:30 am
When a hydropower dam on Maine’s Kennebec River was taken out in...
Sunday, July 6, 2008 11:37 am
The 2008 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series concludes with a performance by the Blue Hill Brass Quintet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college's Lake Andrews. The concert is open to the public at no cost. Bring a picnic supper and blankets or lawn chairs.
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 3:15 pm
As part of a program to raise aspirations and increase awareness of college opportunities, 10 high school students from Maine's Wabanaki tribes visited Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges over three days in early July. The program is just one example of "many coordinated efforts by the three colleges and tribal representatives" to reach out to the Native American communities, said Jared Cash '04, the Bates associate dean of admissions who coordinated the Bates visit.
Tuesday, July 1, 2008 4:29 pm
Daylilies frame the 2003 ivy stone on Carnegie Science Hall. In a...