Stories from September 2008
Poet Craig Morgan Teicher '01 returns for reading

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 2:16 pm

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

Bates, Lewiston Public Library series to mark Darwin anniversaries

Tuesday, September 16, 2008 1:50 pm

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.

Devin Dilts '11

Monday, September 15, 2008 1:37 pm

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.

Bates College New Dorm: 280 College

Monday, September 15, 2008 12:00 pm

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

Bates College New Commons Dining Facility

Monday, September 15, 2008 12:00 pm

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

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

Friday, September 12, 2008 12:00 pm

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

Performances at Bates resume with dancer-vocalist Janis Brenner

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 2:23 pm

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.

Weekend concerts offer a study in contrasts

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 10:54 am

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.

Convocation 2008: Love, food and the liberal arts education

Thursday, September 4, 2008 12:00 pm

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.

More about the Class of 2012

Thursday, September 4, 2008 9:33 am

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.

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