Stories from October 2009
The Chronicle of Higher Education dubs John Atchley '06 a 'new kind of Fulbrighter'

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 12:01 pm

The Chronicle of Higher Education profiles John Atchley ’06 in a story...

Alumni showing artwork

Monday, October 19, 2009 9:34 am

Vogestad ’00 in Iceland Lana Vogestad ’00 presents video and sound installations...

Rwandan genocide survivor, Berthe Kayitesi, to speak at Bates

Friday, October 16, 2009 4:19 pm

Berthe Kayitesi, an author and a survivor of the Rwandan genocide of 1994, speaks on her experiences and the rebuilding of communities in post-conflict Rwanda at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave. The lecture, titled "Tomorrow My Life: Orphans in Post-Genocide Rwanda," is open to the public and admission is free. It is part of the Civic Forum Series sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates.

'Chief operating optimist' for clothing company Life is good to speak at Bates

Friday, October 16, 2009 4:04 pm

Roy Heffernan, "chief operating optimist" for the apparel company Life is good, known for its optimistic slogan and subtle humility, speaks at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, in Bates College's Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. Sponsored by the Bates Student Philanthropy Club, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-6129.

Economist Tefft's research links 'soda tax' to small decrease in adult obesity rates

Friday, October 16, 2009 2:44 pm

Bates economist and other colleagues conduct first empirical examination of the effectiveness of soft drink taxes in reducing adult weight.

Community work and H1N1 at Bates

Thursday, October 15, 2009 3:27 pm

We are committed to being guided by our partners’ concerns, and we are eager to work with partners to help them make the decision that seems right to them.

USA Today notes Bates' inclusion on green honor roll

Thursday, October 15, 2009 2:05 pm

A sidebar item in USA Today notes Bates’ inclusion on the 2009...

Appendicitis forces cancellation of concert

Thursday, October 15, 2009 8:30 am

A concert at Bates College by fortepianist Andreas Staier, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 18, has been canceled due to illness.

Renowned South African choreographer opens debut U.S. tour at Bates

Thursday, October 15, 2009 7:04 am

In its first-ever concert held during the academic year, the internationally acclaimed Bates Dance Festival collaborates with the Bates College Concerts Committee to present "Beautiful Me" by the renowned South African company Vuyani Dance Theatre Project.

Bishop Gene Robinson, NewsHour analyst Paul Solman to speak in Bates College appearances

Thursday, October 15, 2009 6:45 am

Paul Solman, an economics, business and occasional art correspondent to "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" speaks at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. He offers two lectures on a common theme, "The Divided Self: Money, God and Neighbor." The Oct. 5 talk is titled "Spending Beyond Our Means and Are We Screwed If We Don't?" and the Oct. 7 talk, "IS Money The Root of All Evil?" The Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire and the first openly gay, non-celibate bishop in a major Christian denomination, speaks at noon Thursday, Oct. 15, in the College Chapel, College Street. His talk is called "Religion and Gay Marriage: Why They Matter So Much."

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