Stories from October 2010
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").
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thursday, October 7, 2010 12:03 pm
After 12 years of service as vice president for academic affairs and...
Thursday, October 7, 2010 11:27 am
Anticipating the dedication of the new and improved Garcelon Field on Saturday...
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 4:20 pm
Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Kalle Oakes checks in on how players and...
Wednesday, October 6, 2010 4:10 pm
For Bates alumni, parents, and friends, here is a look back at...