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November 4, 2009 9:06 am

November 2009 images of Bates

Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Featured image of the month From left, Brendan Julian ’10 demonstrates…


November 4, 2009 8:02 am

Slide show features Parents and Family Weekend 2009

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. Parents and Family Weekend 2009, held this year Oct. 2-4, featured…


November 3, 2009 4:49 pm

The New York Times interviews Men’s Health editor Peter Moore '78 on Obama health-care coverage

The New York Times interviews Men’s Health editor Peter Moore ’78 for its story about President Obama “taking his argument…


November 3, 2009 4:02 pm

Slide show features Homecoming 2009

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. Homecoming 2009, held this year Sept. 25-27, featured NESCAC sports as…


November 3, 2009 8:15 am

Maine Public Radio discusses Bates economist Nate Tefft's soda-tax research

Maine Public Radio interviews Bates economist Nate Tefft, whose research finds that while soda taxes raise revenue, their impact on…


November 2, 2009 12:15 pm

Yearlong 'Bates Contemplates Food' initiative raised campus, community awareness of far-reaching issues

Inspired by the 2008 opening of its new dining Commons and a $2.5 million gift from an anonymous donor supporting organic, natural and farm-fresh food, Bates College devoted the 2008-09 academic year to reflecting on issues, from environmental impacts to food justice, around what and how we choose to eat.


November 2, 2009 9:07 am

'Moonlight' to shine in Friday's installment of Beethoven piano sonatas

Ludwig van Beethoven’s beloved “Moonlight” sonata is on the program as Frank Glazer, dean of Maine pianists, performs the third concert in his season-long review of the complete Beethoven piano sonatas at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates, 75 Russell St. Also this weekend, the 94-year-old Glazer discusses his approach to and preparation for the Beethoven sonatas at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8, in the Olin auditorium. A reception follows. The event is sponsored by the Bates College Friends of Music.