Posts from September 2010
Language Arts Live presents fiction writer Courtney Eldridge

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 9:01 am

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.

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

Monday, September 20, 2010 4:19 pm

As summer enters its final week, we are sharing stories from students...

Dan Mills is new director of Bates College Museum of Art

Monday, September 20, 2010 2:17 pm

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

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

Monday, September 20, 2010 10:18 am

"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.

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

Friday, September 17, 2010 5:24 pm

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.

Campus Construction Update: Sept. 20, 2010

Friday, September 17, 2010 5:18 pm

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.

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

Friday, September 17, 2010 5:06 pm

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.

Gallery talk closes retrospective by noted painter Nicoletti

Friday, September 17, 2010 11:40 am

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.

Speaker biographies for African Refugee Health: Best Practices

Friday, September 17, 2010 11:30 am

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.

University of Michigan astrophysicist to describe 'dark energy' research

Friday, September 17, 2010 8:22 am

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.

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