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Monday

July 14, 2008 2:04 pm

World music duo continues Midsummer Lakeside Concerts

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

Family entertainer Mary Kaye continues Midsummer Lakeside Concerts

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

Versatile Slattery and Stewart continue Midsummer Lakeside Concerts

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

Switching careers

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

Bates Dance Festival presents its 2008 season, July 15 through Aug. 9

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

Economist Lynne Lewis measures dams' effects on property values

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

Economist Lynne Lewis measures dams' effects on property values

When a hydropower dam on Maine’s Kennebec River was taken out in 1999, not everyone agreed that was a good…

Sunday

July 6, 2008 11:37 am

Midsummer Lakeside Concerts wrap up with Blue Hill Brass Quintet

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

Wabanaki high school students check out Bates

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

Perennial Tradition

Daylilies frame the 2003 ivy stone on Carnegie Science Hall. In a new tradition, the Class of 2008 stone, designed…