Stories from October 2010
Monday, October 4, 2010 10:31 am
Exploring topics of broad interest, Bates College's Civic Forum series begins in October with a panel discussion on education reform, followed by a presentation by an expert on health care finance. In a discussion titled Wrestling with School Reform in Maine: National Strategies, Local Realities, national and regional education experts examine different approaches to reform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The following week, 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, also in Muskie Archives.
Monday, October 4, 2010 9:20 am
The Bates College Modern Dance Company introduces audiences to the college's vibrant dance community with short performances at noon Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 9-10, in the college's Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St. Taking place during the college's annual Parents & Family Weekend, the performances are open to the public at no cost and will each last about an hour. For more information, please call 207-786-8294.
Sunday, October 3, 2010 1:21 pm
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Friday, October 1, 2010 4:10 pm
From Oct. 15-17, Bates hosts African Refugee Health: Best Practices, a regional conference also sponsored by, and presenting refugee health experts from, St. Mary's Health System and the Central Maine Medical Family in Lewiston, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Friday, October 1, 2010 2:16 pm
With its dedication and inaugural game a week away, what's left to be done in the renovation of Garcelon Field? "Just a whole lot of loose ends," says project manager Mike Gustin.
Friday, October 1, 2010 2:12 pm
So here we were contemplating the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls and thinking, Steel, baby, steel! It's all about the steel! -- But that's so two weeks ago. Because now it's all about the wood.
Friday, October 1, 2010 1:59 pm
With the Garcelon Field dedication and inaugural game just days away, it's a race to the finish for the R.A.D. Sports crew renovating the facility. Meanwhile, Hedge Hall is gaining headroom while Roger Williams Hall embiggens its footprint.