Posts from November 2010
Trashion Show: Once disposable, now elegantly posable

Thursday, November 18, 2010 2:33 pm

Students and staff strutted their stuff on the runway Nov. 17 as sustainability met fashion for the fifth annual Trashion Show. The Bates community devoured deserts in the Gray Cage while observing fashionable creations transformed from would have been waste.

John J. Margarones '48, professor emeritus of education, dies at 87

Thursday, November 18, 2010 2:32 pm

Professor Emeritus of Education John J. Margarones ’48, who helped to transform...

Native Americans' role in mercury legislation at issue in talk by UMaine anthropologist

Wednesday, November 17, 2010 11:44 am

An associate professor of anthropology and coordinator of Native American research at the University of Maine, Darren Ranco discusses the influence of Native American tribes on environmental legislation in a Bates College lecture at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Cool it: Heating curtailment plan will save money, carbon emissions during break

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 4:34 pm

In an effort to reduce energy consumption on campus, Bates will be turning down the heat in buildings across campus during the winter break. The adjustments are expected to save money and reduce the college's emissions of greenhouse gases.

Language Arts Live presents eclectic author Ander Monson

Monday, November 15, 2010 4:13 pm

Author Ander Monson, author of the 2005 poetry collection "Vacationland" and this year's nonfiction "Vanishing Point," visits Bates College to read from his work at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 17, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Bates professor reveals real story of Charles Dickens' wife in new book

Friday, November 12, 2010 4:12 pm

Lillian Nayder is a Bates professor whose new biography "The Other Dickens: A Life of Catherine Hogarth" is the first comprehensive portrait of the woman that Charles Dickens married and then repudiated.

Campus Construction Update: Nov. 12, 2010

Friday, November 12, 2010 1:49 pm

The Bates helicopter fleet not being at our disposal, Campus Construction Update has spent some time seeking a high vantage point to photograph the work being done atop Roger Williams Hall.

'We are partners' is theme of Garcelon-sponsored admission panel

Friday, November 12, 2010 12:27 pm

Families from the Lewiston-Auburn area who are beginning the college search heard...

A Bates weekend in the arts: dance, Global Lens, classical music

Friday, November 12, 2010 11:59 am

Three dance performances featuring work by local and New York choreographers, a film from Serbia in the Global Lens films series, concerts by the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and the combined Bates and Bowdoin college orchestra featuring pianist Frank Glazer: Why stay home?

Global Lens series presents Serbian film Ordinary People

Friday, November 12, 2010 11:52 am

The Global Lens series of films from around the world continues at Bates College with "Ordinary People" by Serbian director Vladimir Perisic, showing at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, and 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, at the Ronj, Bates' student-run coffeehouse at 32 Frye St.

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