Stories from October 2009
H1N1 Update for Oct. 27

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 5:48 pm

Our reported cases of Influenza-Like Illness (ILI) have slowed considerably. During the peak of the outbreak 97 new cases were reported over a two-day period. Since having seven new cases reported on Oct. 20, the day before the fall recess, we have had only four new cases reported from Oct. 21 through today, Oct. 27.

Global Lens film series concludes with Brazilian film Margarette's Feast

Tuesday, October 27, 2009 12:04 pm

The Global Lens film series at Bates College concludes with "Margarette's Feast", a film from Brazilian director Renato Falc√£o. The film will be shown at 8 p.m. on Friday, Dec.11, and Sunday, Dec. 13, in the Olin Arts Center, Room 105, 75 Russell St.

Bates, Bowdoin, Colby hold annual Graduate and Professional School Fair

Monday, October 26, 2009 4:35 pm

The annual Colby, Bates and Bowdoin Graduate and Professional School Fair takes place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, Central Avenue.

Five Bates College alumni receive Fulbright Scholarships

Monday, October 26, 2009 1:28 pm

Five Bates College graduates are teaching and conducting research abroad this year thanks to scholarships from the Fulbright Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State.

H1N1, vaccination update for Oct. 21

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 5:30 pm

To: The Bates Community From: Christy Tisdale, director of health services, and...

Byers, Kaluba recount Phillips Fellowship experiences in Indonesia, Central America

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 4:12 pm

Barbara Byers '10, a resident of Elkins, W.V., offered a performance native to West Java, Indonesia as part of an Oct. 7 presentation on student experiences made possible by the Phillips Student Fellowship program at Bates. Also presenting was Chomba Kaluba '10, originally from Mpika, Zambia, and now a resident of Long Island, Maine.

Lewiston-Auburn announces ‘’ climate-change awareness efforts

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 3:43 pm

As climate activists worldwide take part in an International Day of Climate Action on Saturday, Oct. 24, Kennedy Park in downtown Lewiston will be the focus of local efforts supporting the cause.

Bates Chapel is site for Oct. 24 memorial for President Emeritus Reynolds

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 3:30 pm

A memorial service for President Emeritus Thomas Hedley Reynolds, who died Sept....

Newsweek calls on President Hansen for roundtable on higher education

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 6:34 pm

For its October 26, 2009 cover story, Newsweek magazine called on President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and four other thought leaders in American higher education to "debate the merits of a three-year degree and assess the state of higher education."

Maine Public Radio essayist Kirk Read finds a bit of camp in the campus tour

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 1:06 pm

Maine Public Radio essayist Kirk Read, associate professor of French, has taken...

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