Stories from December 2009
Wednesday, December 16, 2009 4:42 pm
The Portland Press Herald reports that Brenda Garrand ’79, founder, president and...
Tuesday, December 15, 2009 3:59 pm
Thanks to National Science Foundation funding awarded this fall, environmental studies professor Holly Ewing and collaborators from Dartmouth and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies are investigating lake eutrophication and especially the role of a particular cyanobacterium.
Monday, December 14, 2009 3:37 pm
"Nancy Cable brings us the expertise, national reputation and leadership skills needed to engage all Bates constituencies in advancing the mission of the College." -- Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen
Friday, December 11, 2009 4:59 pm
Dressed in college garb on Dec. 4, staff at Bates College pose...
Thursday, December 10, 2009 3:06 pm
Carol Dilley, associate professor of dance and director of the dance program at Bates College, has received an artist residency to produce a dance project at a cultural center first built as a jail in Newcastle, Australia.
Tuesday, December 8, 2009 12:37 pm
For some members of our community,the simple freedom of economic choice does not exist. Religious considerations prohibit Muslims in our community from using the American system of banking. Specifically, they are forbidden to use banking products that involve interest or money begetting money.That's why, at the bank's request, my Bates anthropology class "Production and Reproduction" took on a community-based research project involving the local Somali population this semester. We explored ways in which Islamic and American banking differ. Our research gave the bank ideas for Islamic banking services.
Monday, December 7, 2009 4:40 pm
The annual holiday service of lessons and carols at Bates College, sponsored by the Multifaith Chaplaincy, is themed "Go Tell It on the Mountain." It will begin at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, in the Bates College Chapel, College Street.
Monday, December 7, 2009 4:36 pm
The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. "Gamelan" refers to a broad genre of traditional Indonesian music played primarily on percussion instruments. Senior Barbara Byers, an interdisciplinary major in music and dance, composed a piece titled "Monkey" that's included on the program.
Thursday, December 3, 2009 3:53 pm
A choral work popular for its drama and earthy power, Orff's Carmina Burana will be performed by the Bates College Choir, directed by John Corrie, at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 4, and Saturday, Dec. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St. Admission is free, but tickets are required. For more information, contact 207-786-6135 or this firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, December 3, 2009 9:01 am
The online magazine Miller-McCune.com highlights new research by Assistant Professor of Politics...