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September 16, 2008 2:16 pm

Poet Craig Morgan Teicher '01 returns for reading

Craig Morgan Teicher ’01 returns to Bates to read from his award-winning book of poetry, Brenda is in the Room and Other Poems.


September 16, 2008 1:50 pm

Bates, Lewiston Public Library series to mark Darwin anniversaries

The year 2009 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of naturalist Charles Darwin and the 150th publication anniversary of The Origin of Species, the book in which Darwin set forth the theory of evolution. During the 2008-09 academic year, Bates College and the Lewiston Public Library are commemorating these anniversaries with “Darwin at 200,” a series of events illustrating the importance of Darwin’s theory to our understanding of life on Earth and to human culture.


September 15, 2008 1:37 pm

Devin Dilts '11

Devin Dilts ’11 made a splash in his first collegiate 8-kilometer race on Saturday, running the fourth-fastest time for a Bates male at Tufts University’s home course in Grafton, Mass.


September 15, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates College New Dorm: 280 College

A video of the new dorm on campus. Some call it New Rand, but it is officially called 280 College.


September 15, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates College New Commons Dining Facility

A video for Bates College Alumni to get a sense of what the new dining facility on campus looks like.


September 12, 2008 12:00 pm

NBC affiliate reports on $2.5 million gift for local, natural, organic foods

Bates’ purchase of local food is helping Maine farmers and food providers.


September 10, 2008 2:23 pm

Performances at Bates resume with dancer-vocalist Janis Brenner

Dance and song come together in two upcoming performances at Bates’ Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The remarkable dancer-choreographer-singer Janis Brenner offers a solo performance and the 2008-09 Bates College Concert Series continues with a performance by the tango troupe called Pablo Aslan’s Avantango.


September 10, 2008 10:54 am

Weekend concerts offer a study in contrasts

A troupe celebrating Argentina’s tango and a master of the modern musical mash-up offer decidely distinctive concert choices at Bates College this weekend.


September 4, 2008 12:00 pm

Convocation 2008: Love, food and the liberal arts education

If any of the 550 or so members of the Class of 2012 wondered yesterday just why they were at Bates College, their academic home for the next four years, Margaret Imber had a straightforward answer.


September 4, 2008 9:33 am

More about the Class of 2012

Although the final numbers are subject to change, some 1,760 students are expected on campus this fall and 154 will be attending Bates-approved programs off campus. New to Bates are 525 first-year students and 20 transfer students, drawn from a record 5,098 applications.