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Thursday

November 18, 2010
2:33 pm

Trashion Show: Once disposable, now elegantly posable

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.

Thursday

November 18, 2010
2:32 pm

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

Professor Emeritus of Education John J. Margarones ’48, who helped to transform teacher education at Bates from a classroom-based endeavor…

Wednesday

November 17, 2010
11:44 am

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

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.

Tuesday

November 16, 2010
4:34 pm

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

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.

Monday

November 15, 2010
4:13 pm

Language Arts Live presents eclectic author Ander Monson

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.

Friday

November 12, 2010
4:12 pm

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

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.

Friday

November 12, 2010
1:49 pm

Campus Construction Update: Nov. 12, 2010

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.

Friday

November 12, 2010
11:59 am

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

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?

Friday

November 12, 2010
11:52 am

Global Lens series presents Serbian film Ordinary People

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.