News Archives

Thursday

January 22, 2009 11:42 am

Chris Berry '09

Co-captain Chris Berry (Augusta, Maine) had a big hand in an impressive first home meet for the Bates swimming and diving teams against Bowdoin on Saturday

Wednesday

January 21, 2009 4:04 pm

Faces of hope: Bates watches the Obama inauguration

Watch the slide show Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Featured image Hundreds of students, faculty, staff…

Wednesday

January 21, 2009 12:28 pm

The inauguration: ‘Obama is the first president I ever voted for’

Hundreds at Bates gather to watch Obama inauguration.

Wednesday

January 21, 2009 12:00 pm

Prominent bailout critic to speak at Bates

Jeffrey Miron, senior lecturer and director of undergraduate studies in Harvard University’s economics department, presents a lecture titled “Bankruptcy or Bailout: A Libertarian Perspective on the Financial Crisis”.

Wednesday

January 21, 2009 12:00 pm

Bates exhibition chronicles Somalis' journey to U.S.

The Somali Diaspora: A Journey Away, a touring exhibition of photographs chronicling the migration of Somali refugees to Maine and other U.S. locations, opens at Bates College.

Wednesday

January 21, 2009 11:59 am

Bates duo-piano concert features music by visiting composer

Pianists Shiau-Uen Ding and Jacob Rhodebeck perform a program including music by Christopher Bailey, visiting assistant professor of music at Bates College.

Tuesday

January 20, 2009 12:00 pm

Harward Center panel discusses feminism and women's rights

Debra Schultz, an historian and human rights consultant; Jael Silliman, a women’s rights program officer for the Ford Foundation; and Shalom Odokara, executive director of Women in Need Industries, offer a presentation titled “Women’s Rights and Women’s Activism: An International Perspective”.

Monday

January 19, 2009 2:46 pm

Bates students honored for neuroscience research

A Bates College junior and a recent graduate have been honored for their achievements in neuroscience research at the college.

Monday

January 19, 2009 10:02 am

Bates study: Accept Somali work experience for GED, language skills

The largest barrier to employment for many new Somali residents of Lewiston and Auburn is a lack of English language skills, according to a new report by a Bates College research group. Somali respondents also voiced frustration that a General Educational Development (GED) certificate is often required as a minimum qualification for most entry-level jobs, regardless of prior job experience. The GED certifies that an individual has American high school-level academic skills.

Friday

January 16, 2009 4:21 pm

The Packet

Three times a year, I receive a packet from the editor of this magazine, a packet that no one else receives. In it are the stories of 50 or 60 people, all part of the Bates community in some way: alumni, faculty, staff. But they are united by more than being part of this community. They have all recently died.