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Tuesday

September 21, 2010
9:01 am

Language Arts Live presents fiction writer Courtney Eldridge

The author of the short story collection Unkempt and the novel The Generosity of Women, Courtney Eldridge visits Bates College to read from her work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 22, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall.

Monday

September 20, 2010
4:19 pm

Daily Series: Lambright '12 explores the African immigrant experience in Guangzhou, China

As summer enters its final week, we are sharing stories from students who had Bates-related summer experiences, each day through…

Monday

September 20, 2010
2:17 pm

Dan Mills is new director of Bates College Museum of Art

Nationally esteemed as a curator and arts administrator, Dan Mills is the new director of the Bates College Museum of Art.

Monday

September 20, 2010
10:18 am

Campus Construction Update, Sept. 20, 2010: Garcelon Field

“That’s going to be a fun thing to watch to go together,” Garcelon Field project manager Mike Gustin said as the first components of the new Garcelon Field grandstand showed up on Sept. 15.

Friday

September 17, 2010
5:24 pm

Campus Construction Update, Sept. 20, 2010: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

Watching workers fasten wooden planks to the sides of steel beams near Roger Williams Hall the other day, we got vague ideas about some kind of bare-brick, hanging-fern, exposed-beam motif for the interior renovation.

Friday

September 17, 2010
5:18 pm

Campus Construction Update: Sept. 20, 2010

The grandstand is rising at Garcelon Field, the eagle landed at 10 Frye St., and they’re still slinging steel at Hedge and Roger Williams halls.

Friday

September 17, 2010
5:06 pm

Campus Construction Update, Sept. 20, 2010: 10 Frye St.

On Sept. 9, a crew from Physical Plant restored the 1873 eagle weathervane to its roost atop the carriage house at 10 Frye St., Bates’ newest student residence.

Friday

September 17, 2010
11:40 am

Gallery talk closes retrospective by noted painter Nicoletti

Celebrating the last few days of the exhibition Joseph Nicoletti: A Retrospective, this acclaimed realist painter and Bates College faculty member offers a gallery talk at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 23, in the Bates College Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Friday

September 17, 2010
11:30 am

Speaker biographies for African Refugee Health: Best Practices

Here are speaker biographies for African Refugee Health: Best Practices. The conference’s nearly three dozen presenters include healthcare workers from across the country and beyond; faculty in diverse disciplines from Bates and other colleges; and interpreters, social workers, counselors and other experts in breaching cultural factors that impede refugee access to healthcare.

Friday

September 17, 2010
8:22 am

University of Michigan astrophysicist to describe 'dark energy' research

It sounds like something that animates an evil empire — and in fact, so-called dark energy does permeate the entire universe, scientists believe. But this phenomenon is beyond considerations of right and wrong. Instead, it’s a force whose mysteries embody fundamental questions about the workings of the universe. Scientists are closer than ever to answering those questions — and University of Michigan astrophysicist Gregory Tarlé visits Bates College to summarize progress in this effort at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Building, 44 Campus Ave.