Posts from February 2009
Bates to stage Ted Hughes adaptation of Euripides' 'Alcestis'

Friday, February 27, 2009 3:50 pm

Martin Andrucki, Charles A. Dana Professor of Theater, directs the Bates College theater department production of Alcestis, Euripides' tragedy about a king, doomed to die, who offers up his wife in his place. Performances take place at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, March 6, 7, 13 and 14, and at 2 p.m. Sundays, March 8 and 15, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Author McKibben and key figure in 'renewable energy island' to speak

Friday, February 27, 2009 3:25 pm

Bill McKibben, the environmental journalist who wrote the first book aimed at a general readership about climate change, gives a talk titled "Global Warming: Fighting Against It, Living With It" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Bates students to take part in D.C. energy demonstration

Friday, February 27, 2009 3:09 pm

Fifty Bates College students are among an estimated 10,000 young people from around the United States who will gather in the nation's capital on Feb. 27 for a four-day summit supporting immediate action on climate, energy and economic issues.

Cornell professor to discuss global food crisis and poverty

Friday, February 27, 2009 3:03 pm

Cornell University professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen offers a lecture about the impacts of globalization on poverty, food security and nutrition.

Debate tourney canceled; Yale debate postponed

Friday, February 27, 2009 2:58 pm

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the following tournament has been canceled, and the Bates-Yale debate has been postponed with a new date and time to be announced.

Creator of PostSecret Web site to speak in Bates College event

Friday, February 27, 2009 2:17 pm

Frank Warren, creator of an award-winning Web site that has allowed hundreds of thousands of people to anonymously share their secrets through handmade postcards, gives Bates College\'s annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Lecture

Bates presents early-music concert

Friday, February 27, 2009 2:04 pm

The ensemble "Music for a while" offers a program of Renaissance, Baroque and early classical music at Bates College.

Housing heavensent

Friday, February 27, 2009 1:49 pm

Next year I’m living in Moulton house, a campus owned house on Frye street that, next year, is an Irish/Celtic Heritage theme house. I’ll be living in a triple two of my friends - and, because each theme house is student organized and student proposed, the house is literally brimming with all my friends. I’m so psyched to be living on Frye street, and knowing that I don’t have to even worry about the housing lottery is such a relief, I’m all set!

Authority on diversity in higher education to speak at Bates College

Friday, February 27, 2009 1:47 pm

Sylvia Hurtado, an expert on student educational outcomes and diversity in higher education, visits Bates College to give a talk titled "Preparing College Students for a Diverse Democracy".

Invention of Everything Else author among writers in literary series

Friday, February 27, 2009 1:34 pm

Samantha Hunt, who wrote a novel about the inventor Nikola Tesla, and Two Kinds of Decay author Sarah Manguso are among the writers reading from and discussing their work in a Bates College literary series during March.

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