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Tuesday

October 12, 2010 2:55 pm

DaPonte String Quartet joined by pianist, bassist for chamber masterworks

The DaPonte String Quartet, bassist Richard Hartshorne and pianist Chiharu Naruse join forces for two of chamber music’s best-loved works at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Bates College, 75 Russell St. The program comprises Dvo?ák’s quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96 (“American”) and Schubert’s Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 114, D. 667 (“Trout”).

Monday

October 11, 2010 12:26 pm

Video: With dedication, Bates takes to the new Garcelon Field

As dozens of smiling Garcelon Field donors stood by, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and Director of Athletics Kevin McHugh cut a wide garnet ribbon held by Susanne Jarnryd ’87 and Erik Jarnryd ’87, whose gift provided the impetus for the $2.6 million, donor-funded renovation of Garcelon Field.

Saturday

October 9, 2010 2:19 pm

'Conversation with the President' touches planning, building, finance

The fate of Chase Hall. The state of town-gown relations. The tradeoffs between finite resources and key priorities. And what does it say that Bates ranks fourth in a Newsweek listing of schools “stocked with jocks”? Those were a few of the topics some 60 parents raised in a conversation with President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and a handful of senior staff early on Parents & Family Saturday.

Friday

October 8, 2010 3:54 pm

Filmmaker to be on hand for screening of 'Climate Refugees'

Bates College will show the 2009 film Climate Refugees that both addresses large-scale population displacement caused by climate change and questions the lack of any meaningful response to the problem at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Filene Room (Room 301), Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Friday

October 8, 2010 2:50 pm

More tickets made available for Kinsey Sicks, celebrated 'dragapella' quartet

The Kinsey Sicks, singers who describe themselves as “America’s favorite dragapella beautyshop quartet,” perform at Bates College at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

October 7, 2010 4:10 pm

Student from Afghanistan leads book drive for Kabul university to top 2,000 volumes

Last spring, Bates, Colby and Bowdoin colleges channeled their long-standing rivalry for altruistic purposes. The three schools competed to collect the most books to donate to the Polytechnic University of Kabul, in Afghanistan. A Bates student, Kabul native Mustafa Basij-Rasikh ’12, launched the project in an effort to restock the university’s library, left critically short of English literature and textbooks. The book drive collected more than 2,000 books in a variety of disciplines. Bates raised the most books.

Thursday

October 7, 2010 12:03 pm

After 12 years, Jill Reich to transition from dean of faculty to psychology professor

After 12 years of service as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty, Jill N. Reich will…

Thursday

October 7, 2010 11:27 am

Anticipating Saturday's Garcelon Field dedication, a few links to whet the Bobcat appetite

Anticipating the dedication of the new and improved Garcelon Field on Saturday Oct.  9 at 1p.m. during the Parents &…

Wednesday

October 6, 2010 4:20 pm

Sun Journal checks in on the new Garcelon Field

Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Kalle Oakes checks in on how players and coaches like the new Garcelon Field surface and…

Wednesday

October 6, 2010 4:10 pm

BatesNews Monthly Update: October 2010

For Bates alumni, parents, and friends, here is a look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates…