Stories from May 2010
Sunday, May 30, 2010 2:46 pm
"I saw this headline," renowned television journalist Jane Pauley told the 455 members of the Bates College class of 2010: " 'Inspiration is everywhere, but you have to be looking.' May you find inspiration everywhere you look." Pauley was one of five honorary degree recipients at the College's 144th commencement ceremony.
Friday, May 28, 2010 9:29 am
Building Essential Skills for Tomorrow -- aka B.E.S.T. -- was an eight-session program dedicated to teaching Bates students such leadership skills as networking, time management, networking and public speaking.
Friday, May 28, 2010 8:51 am
A summer exhibition examining the career of Joseph Nicoletti, one of Maine's foremost realist painters, opens with a lecture by the artist and reception at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, June 12, at the Bates College Museum of Art. Joseph Nicoletti: A Retrospective runs through Sept. 25.
Thursday, May 27, 2010 11:12 am
The summer season will feature Midsummer Lakeside Concerts, the Bates Dance Festival and an exhibition featuring realist painter Joseph Nicoletti.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 3:57 pm
Thanks to English Teaching Assistantships from the federal Fulbright Program, two Bates College seniors and a Bates alumnus will teach English overseas starting next fall. The Fulbright recipients are Avery Masters, a senior from Mill Valley, Calif., who will teach in Spain; Maura McGee, a senior from Manchester, N.H., who will teach in France; and Corey Pattison, a 2009 graduate now living in Gaza who will head for Indonesia.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 3:31 pm
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Wednesday, May 26, 2010 3:22 pm
Bates, Colby and Bowdoin have focused their traditional rivalries on a good cause. The three schools are vying to see which can gather the most donated textbooks for donation to the Polytechnic University of Kabul, in Afghanistan.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 3:21 pm
The 2010 Bates honorands are: Rennie Harris, the choreographer who brought hip hop to the mainstream world of dance; James McCarthy, a scientist recognized internationally for helping to communicate the science of climate change; Jane Pauley, the veteran television journalist; Elizabeth Strout, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and 1977 Bates graduate; and Teresa Woodruff, a researcher responsible for pioneering work in the care of women who will become infertile due to cancer treatment.
Tuesday, May 25, 2010 2:49 pm
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Friday, May 21, 2010 3:45 pm
Here we'd been thinking that it would be fun to gut a building. But not for the nail-pulling guy.