Posts from October 2010
Cubist CEO Michael Bonney '80, P'09, P'12, elected chair of trustees

Thursday, October 28, 2010 11:38 am

The Bates College Board of Trustees has elected Michael W. Bonney, a member of the Bates class of 1980 from Sudbury, Mass., as chair of the board, Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and the trustees have announced.

Cubist CEO Mike Bonney '80, Spelman Professor Alison Bernstein P'09 elected trustee chair and vice chair as five new trustees appointed

Thursday, October 28, 2010 11:32 am

The Bates College Board of Trustees has elected Michael W. Bonney, a member of the Bates class of 1980 from Sudbury, Mass., as chair of the board and Alison R. Bernstein, Ph.D., of New York City and Atlanta as vice chair, Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and the trustees have announced.

Global Lens series continues with Iranian film 'My Tehran for Sale'

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 3:47 pm

The Global Lens series of films from around the world continues at Bates College with "My Tehran for Sale" by Iranian director Granaz Moussavi, showing at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, and Saturday, Oct. 30, in the Olin Arts Center, Room 105, 75 Russell St.

Kaluba '10 returns to discuss development projects in Zambia

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 3:30 pm

Chomba Kaluba '10 gives the presentation Literacy and Microfinance for Sustainable Development and Peace, explaining his work with a Zambian nonprofit organization that he founded and directs, in a Homecoming Weekend presentation at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Some free tickets available; LePage drops out of MPBN debate

Wednesday, October 27, 2010 10:19 am

Tickets for the Oct. 28 gubernatorial debate are free and a limited number of them are still available on a first-come, first-served basis, via e-mail at .

Civic Forum series concludes with panel on journalism, democracy

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 4:20 pm

Three experienced journalists offer a discussion titled "The Role of Journalism in a Democracy" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 8, in Bates College's Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Activist revisits civil rights work in autobiographical play

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 4:14 pm

During the civil rights movement of the 1960s, John Perdew dropped out of Harvard in order to fight for the equal rights of all Americans. Some 40 years later, he turned his story into The Education of a Harvard Guy, a play that he performs at Bates College at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Poets from around the globe to read at 'Translations 2010' festival

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 12:20 pm

Presenting five nights of readings by poets from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, the festival "Translations 2010: Cross-Cultural Awareness Through Poetry" takes place at Bates College Nov. 7-11.

Bates offers veterans, active military personnel free tickets to Elizabeth Cook concert

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 12:02 pm

With country singer Elizabeth Cook performing at Bates College on Veterans Day, the college's Olin Arts Center Concert Hall is offering military veterans and currently enrolled military personnel two free tickets to the concert. The offer is good while ticket supplies last. Please contact 207-786-6163 or olinarts@bates.edu to reserve tickets. Cook performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Date change: Live burn demonstration, Fire Safety Day now Oct. 28

Monday, October 25, 2010 4:29 pm

(Due to the inclement weather forecast, Fire Safety Day activities have been...

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