Posts from October 2009
Brooks Quimby season off to strong start

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 2:50 pm

Bates College debaters started their season in style the weekend of Sept. 25-27 with a tournament win in Vermont and a strong showing at Boston University. Representing Bates' Brooks Quimby Debate Council, sophomores Colin Etnire and Ian Mahmud finished first out of 76 teams in a tourney at the University of Vermont on Sept. 27. (Debate teams comprise two people.) Beginning debaters acquitted themselves well that same weekend, as two Bates teams won three out of four rounds in a novice tournament at BU.

Two concerts explore classical composers

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 10:45 am

Back-to-back concerts at Bates College explore the music of two composers associated with the formative years of Viennese classical music, Franz Josef Haydn and Luigi Boccherini.

Award-winning Latino poet and gay activist to speak

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 10:27 am

Emanuel Xavier, an award-winning Latino poet, spoken word artist, author and activist, speaks at Bates College in observance of National Coming Out Day at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Poetry reading to explore relationship between nature, aesthetics

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 10:13 am

Jonathan Skinner, assistant professor of environmental studies at Bates, reads from his own poetry and from the poetry journal that he edits, Ecopoetics, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in Chase Hall's Skelton Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Monthly contradance at Bates welcomes new music

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 9:40 am

Matching Orange, a new high-energy folk band from the Boston area, makes its first performance at the monthly Bates College contradance at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 9, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

WRBC radio to present guitarist Glenn Jones

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 9:11 am

Guitarist Glenn Jones of Cambridge, Mass., plays an acoustic concert at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, in the Ronj, the student-run Bates College coffeehouse at 32 Frye St. Opening for Jones will be Micah Blue Smaldone of Portland. Admission is free.

MIT climate expert speaks on 'Deconstructing Global Warming'

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 8:58 am

Professor Richard S. Lindzen, Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteorology and chair of the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, gives a presentation titled "Deconstructing Global Warming" at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, in the Keck Classroom.

The Presidency essay cites Bates' commitment to community

Thursday, October 1, 2009 1:33 pm

Syracuse University president Nancy Cantor, writing in The Presidency, the magazine of...

University Business honors Dining Services' commitment to sustainability, excellence

Thursday, October 1, 2009 12:59 pm

University Business magazine has awarded Bates a “Dining Hall of Distinction” award...

October 2009 images of Bates

Thursday, October 1, 2009 10:36 am

Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Featured image of...

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