Posts from March 2010
Four to perform Neil LaBute's 'Bash'

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 10:55 am

The three-in-one play Bash by Neil Labute, a writer and director critically acclaimed for his bleak, blunt view of human relations, is the vehicle for solo performances by four Bates College students at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1, and Saturday and Sunday, April 3 and 4, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St. Admission is free. For more information, please contact 207-786-6161.

Events Schedule: April 2010

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 8:10 am

Here is a preview of public events for April 2010. Click “Print...

Student work in limelight at Mount David Summit

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 1:01 pm

The ninth Mount David Summit, Bates College's annual celebration of student academic achievement, takes place at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, in Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). More than 400 students will participate in this year's summit, making it the largest ever. At Pettengill and additional locations, in concurrent sessions throughout the afternoon, students will present research posters, talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings.

Forum looks at jobs, economy through clean-energy lens

Monday, March 29, 2010 4:39 pm

The forum, organized by Focus the Nation in partnership with the Alliance for Climate Education, provides an opportunity for learning, sharing and discussion about clean energy and green jobs in Maine and to give young people a platform to speak with elected officials, business leaders and other community leaders. For more information, please contact mcohen@bates.edu.

Campus Construction Update: Week of March 22, 2010

Friday, March 26, 2010 1:13 pm

Along with the spring crocuses, spray-painted lines, pastel plastic tape and little yellow flags dotted the soil this week to herald a season of new growth. But these manmade blossoms portend not the awakening of verdant nature but instead Bates' latest major construction project. And the impending renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls became much more noticeable March 24 as workers started closing off their work site behind a chain-link fence.

Senior Exhibition 2010: Samuel Guilford

Thursday, March 25, 2010 4:37 pm

Guilford’s stenciled paintings are based on the mandala, a sacred art form...

Print fades, pixels flourish as Bates curtails print events listing, plugs e-mail

Thursday, March 25, 2010 4:33 pm

For years, Bates has offered free subscriptions to "Bates Invites You," a printed schedule of public events at Bates. Every month from September through May, the college has mailed and dropped off thousands of copies of the schedule. But this spring, driven audience preference and the need to trim costs and reduce its use of natural resources, the college will significantly reduce the number of schedules it prints and mails.

Time calls Gilmore '97 'an artist to watch'

Thursday, March 25, 2010 3:27 pm

Time Magazine names video artist Kate Gilmore '97 one of three "artists to watch" in its coverage of the Whitney Biennial, along with photographer Nina Berman and painter Lesley Vance.

Senior Exhibition 2010: Lisa Hartung

Thursday, March 25, 2010 2:59 pm

Hartung manipulates digital photographs to convey the intense emotion that eyes can...

Senior Exhibition 2010: Elizabeth Denham

Thursday, March 25, 2010 2:55 pm

Denham uses such varied media as acrylics, spray paint, collage and stencil...

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