Stories from October 2010
Parents, families experience full spectrum of life at Bates

Friday, October 22, 2010 3:18 pm

View the slide show above by clicking the thumbnails. While Bates dance...

Events Schedule: November 2010

Friday, October 22, 2010 2:36 pm

Here is a preview of public events at the college in November 2010. Except as noted, these events are open to the public at no charge.

R&D chief at pharmaceuticals firm to discuss drug development

Thursday, October 21, 2010 4:04 pm

A talk at Bates by Steven Kates '83, vice president of research and development for the Massachusetts pharmaceuticals company Ischemix, visits Bates College to offer the presentation Ischemix: Discovery and Development has been rescheduled from Tuesday, Nov. 2, to Monday, Nov. 8. The time and location for the event will be announced.

Bates cast to perform Philip Barry's 'Hotel Universe'

Thursday, October 21, 2010 3:58 pm

The Bates College theater department presents Philip Barry's 1929 comedy-drama Hotel Universe as its fall production in performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Monday, Nov. 5, 6 and 8; and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 6 and 7, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Sociologist Duina discusses 'Winning' at two November book gatherings

Thursday, October 21, 2010 3:49 pm

Bates College sociologist Francesco Duina discusses his new book, "Winning: Reflections on an American Obsession" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at Borders in South Portland, and at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Prince Memorial Library in Cumberland.

Joseph Woodhead, coach of champion Bates throwers, dies at age 76

Tuesday, October 19, 2010 2:52 pm

Joseph Woodhead, an exemplar of athletic success as a Bates College assistant coach of track and field for 25 years, died unexpectedly at his home in Old Orchard Beach on Monday morning, Oct. 18, at age 76.

Healthcare expert to offer lessons from Taiwan's universal system

Monday, October 18, 2010 12:04 pm

Dr. William Hsiao, an economist at the Harvard School of Public Health and architect of Taiwan’s universal healthcare system, offers the presentation Taiwan's Health Reforms: Lessons for the U.S. and Maine at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Global Lens series continues with Uruguayan film 'Leo's Room'

Friday, October 15, 2010 2:24 pm

The Global Lens series of films from around the world continues at Bates College with "Leo's Room" by Uruguayan director Enrique Buchichio, showing at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 15, and Monday, Oct. 18, at the Ronj, 32 Frye St.

Campus Construction Update: Oct. 15, 2010

Friday, October 15, 2010 2:01 pm

Putting up steel and stir-frying food don't have much in common, but there is one salient resemblance: pretty much all the slow and fussy work happens at the beginning, and the end goes fast.

Video: Garrand '79 analyzes TV ads in Maine's 2nd Congressional race

Thursday, October 14, 2010 2:10 pm

Maine Public Broadcasting’s Morning Edition radio program invited Brenda Garrand ’79, president...

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