Stories from May 2010
Six students to receive Oak Foundation Environmental Internship awards

Thursday, May 13, 2010 2:34 pm

A foundation that addresses social and environmental needs around the world has awarded Bates College a $15,000 grant to support environmental internships. Following an internal academic competition, six Bates students were chosen to receive Environmental Internship awards from the Oak Foundation of Geneva, Switzerland.

Bates welcomes renowned Figures of Speech Theatre for residency

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 1:52 pm

John and Carol Farrell of Freeport, founders of the acclaimed Figures of Speech Theatre, are working with Bates students in a theater production workshop that will culminate in performances of the Asian folk tale Dragon's Daughter at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 20-22, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 23, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Lecture to examine role of illicit trade in American history

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 1:40 pm

Peter Andreas, a professor of political science and international studies and the director of the International Relations Program at Brown University, gives the talk Smuggler Nation: How Illicit Trade Made America at 4:15 p.m. Monday, May 17, in Bates College's Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road, Room G21.

Bates sponsors Lewiston High’s 11th annual Science Fair

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 1:35 pm

The 11th annual Lewiston High School Science Fair takes place in the high school gymnasium, 156 East Ave., starting at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 13. Continuing a long relationship between Bates and the high school, the Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates sponsors this year's event, and two Bates students are helping to coordinate the fair.

Campus Construction Update: Week of May 3, 2010

Friday, May 7, 2010 12:54 pm

These days, the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls seems to be all about the concrete -- taking it out and putting it in.

Robinson Players present staged reading of professor's 'Nutcracker' adaptation

Thursday, May 6, 2010 3:23 pm

Student-run theater group the Robinson Players presents staged readings of a Bates professor's adaptation of the Nutcracker story at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 15, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 16, in the Black Box Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St. The readings are open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8294.

Sangai Asia offers fireworks, Thai food, by the Puddle

Thursday, May 6, 2010 3:06 pm

Sangai Asia, a student organization celebrating Asian culture, presents a celebration capped with a fireworks display on campus on Saturday, May 15.

Sunday Telegram praises Senior Exhibition

Thursday, May 6, 2010 8:52 am

"I love going to exhibitions by graduating artists to see the new crop of talent and get an idea about what's going on with particular programs," Maine Sunday Telegram critic Daniel Kany noted on May 2 in his full-page review of Bates' 2010 Senior Exhibition.

Bates students selected to present research on Capitol Hill

Wednesday, May 5, 2010 10:05 am

Two Bates College seniors were chosen by the Council on Undergraduate Research to present work in Washington, D.C., during the organization's annual Posters on the Hill event, in April.

BatesNews Monthly Update: May 2010

Tuesday, May 4, 2010 4:19 pm

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