Posts from May 2009
May 14 update on H1N1 (swine flu)

Sunday, May 24, 2009 12:17 pm

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has confirmed eight H1N1 (swine flu) cases in Maine, with five other cases probable, according to the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

Mylius '11 helps lead Bates to victory — victory gardening, that is

Friday, May 22, 2009 3:06 pm

For the first time since the mid-1990s, Bates' lush summer plantings will include a garden dedicated solely to providing food for Dining Services. For her environmental studies internship, Molly Mylius '11 helped Bill Bergevin, the college's longtime landscape coordinator, build an herb garden near Commons.

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

Friday, May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates' Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.

Mount David Summit 2009: a multimedia presentation

Thursday, May 21, 2009 5:59 pm

This multimedia presentation features what has become a dynamic tradition at Bates: the annual Mount David Summit, held this year on April 3. An eagerly anticipated presentation of student scholarship, service-learning and creative work, the summit unfurls a panorama of the rich life of the student mind at Bates. Produced by Phyllis Graber Jensen.

Mount David Summit 2009 continues Bates tradition

Thursday, May 21, 2009 4:38 pm

More than 280 students participated in the eighth Mount David Summit, Bates...

Bates students advocate for research funding in Washington event

Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:45 pm

A Bates College junior from Maine and a senior from New York state presented biochemistry research to a U.S. representative from Maine this month as part of "Posters on the Hill," an annual event designed to remind Congress of the importance of undergraduate research.

Genova '92, author of best-selling Still Alice, visits Bates

Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:35 pm

Lisa Genova '92, whose self-published novel about a professor succumbing to early-onset Alzheimer's disease became a best-seller earlier this year, offers a talk and reading at Bates on May 20.

Trio performs Hysterical Alphabet, stage piece about 'female malady'

Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:31 pm

"The Hysterical Alphabet," an acclaimed multimedia performance piece exploring the "female malady" of hysteria, will be performed at Bates College on May 20.

Bates student composed, conducts choral mass

Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:17 pm

Jason Tsichlis, a composer and Bates College senior, premieres his Mass in D-flat Major on May 21. The concert is open to the public at no cost.

Federal scholarship to support New Jersey senior's third China visit

Thursday, May 21, 2009 3:13 pm

Jiyeon Glass, a Bates College senior from Upper Montclair, N.J., has received a scholarship from the federal government to study Mandarin Chinese this summer in a program in Suzhou, China.

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