News Archives

Wednesday

December 16, 2009 4:42 pm

Portland Press Herald reports on 'Woman of Distinction' honor to Brenda Garrand '79

The Portland Press Herald reports that Brenda Garrand ’79, founder, president and strategic director of the Maine-based Garrand communications agency,…

Tuesday

December 15, 2009 3:59 pm

Bates researcher’s lake study wins federal support

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

Bates names new vice president and dean of enrollment and external affairs

“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

Bates supports College for ME-Androscoggin County-Wide College Going Day

Dressed in college garb on Dec. 4, staff at Bates College pose on the steps of Hathorn Hall for the…

Thursday

December 10, 2009 3:06 pm

Bates dance director awarded summer residency in Australia

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

Students explore local need for Islamic banking practices

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

'Go Tell It on the Mountain' is theme for annual holiday celebration

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

Gamelan Orchestra performance includes student composition

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

Choir to perform Orff's 'Carmina Burana'

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 olinarts@bates.edu.

Thursday

December 3, 2009 9:01 am

Miller-McCune.com highlights immigrant research by politics professor Clarisa Perez-Armendariz

The online magazine Miller-McCune.com highlights new research by Assistant Professor of Politics Clarisa Perez-Armendariz suggesting that the presence of Mexican…