Posts from September 2008
Commitment to sciences helps Bates land instrumentation award

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates College has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation to purchase seven scientific instruments that will enhance interdisciplinary collaborations among science faculty and research opportunities for students.

$2.5 million gift helps inspire food-awareness initiative at Bates College

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 12:00 pm

An unusual donation of $2.5 million to Bates College has increased the college's already high use of local, organic and natural food.

Imber to address 2008 Convocation gathering

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 9:24 am

Celebrating its 154th academic year and the first day of classes, the Bates community will gather for Convocation at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3, on the historic Quad near Campus Avenue. Margaret A. Imber, associate professor of classical and medieval studies, will deliver the 2008 Convocation address.

Bates researchers count Lyme-disease ticks in Maine woods

Monday, September 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates students worked this summer with visiting biology professor Ronald Barry to collect and analyze data about ticks that carry Lyme disease.

Museum hosts Hartley film premiere, statewide folk art conference

Monday, September 1, 2008 9:43 am

During four days in September, the Bates College Museum of Art will host both the world premiere of a documentary about artist Marsden Hartley and a symposium about Maine folk art.

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