Stories from October 2010
DaPonte String Quartet joined by pianist, bassist for chamber masterworks

Tuesday, October 12, 2010 2:55 pm

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").

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

Monday, October 11, 2010 12:26 pm

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.

‘Conversation with the President’ touches planning, building, finance

Saturday, October 9, 2010 2:19 pm

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.

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

Friday, October 8, 2010 3:54 pm

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.

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

Friday, October 8, 2010 2:50 pm

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.

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

Thursday, October 7, 2010 4:10 pm

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.

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

Thursday, October 7, 2010 12:03 pm

After 12 years of service as vice president for academic affairs and...

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

Thursday, October 7, 2010 11:27 am

Anticipating the dedication of the new and improved Garcelon Field on Saturday...

Sun Journal checks in on the new Garcelon Field

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 4:20 pm

Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Kalle Oakes checks in on how players and...

BatesNews Monthly Update: October 2010

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 4:10 pm

For Bates alumni, parents, and friends, here is a look back at...

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