Stories from December 2010
N.H. news media feature legendary holiday gingerbread houses by Brown '80

Wednesday, December 22, 2010 9:32 am

WMUR-TV’s New Hampshire Chronicle and the Foster’s Daily Democrat each recently featured...

Chimpanzee 'doll' play suggests some biological basis for gender-specific play by humans

Tuesday, December 21, 2010 11:02 am

As a report in Science News states, the research "supports a controversial view that biology as well as society underlies boys’ and girls’ contrasting toy preferences."

The Bates Outing Club has a way of getting inside your heart, writes Baker-White '13

Monday, December 20, 2010 5:13 pm

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Campus Construction Update: Dec. 20, 2010

Monday, December 20, 2010 3:46 pm

Construction workers in Hedge Hall got an early Christmas present Dec. 16 with the installation of one of the permanent stairways. After months of lugging themselves and their equipment up and down ladders and vertigo-inducing open-sided stairs, the workers can now change altitude in comfort and dignity. "It will make a huge difference," says project manager Paul Farnsworth.

Events Schedule: January 2011

Friday, December 17, 2010 4:43 pm

Hello from Bates! Here is a preview of public events at the college in January 2011. Except as noted, these events are open to the public at no charge.

Bates releases year's second CD by pianist Glazer

Friday, December 17, 2010 10:36 am

For the second time this year, Bates College has released a CD of music by pianist Frank Glazer, an internationally known musician who has been an artist in residence at Bates since 1980. Titled "Schubert-Brahms-Beethoven" and comprising one piece of music by each composer, the disk presents, for the first time, recordings that Glazer made in 1998.

St. Mary Schola presents holiday concert of early music

Tuesday, December 14, 2010 4:25 pm

The St. Mary Schola, a Maine ensemble of professional early-music singers and instrumentalists, brings its seasonal program Nowell Sing We to Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 15, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Slide show features a 2010 retrospective

Monday, December 13, 2010 1:09 pm

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Oprah selection sparks Dickens discussion with Nayder in Wall Street Journal

Thursday, December 9, 2010 5:24 pm

Does Charles Dickens matter? Professor of English Lillian Nayler helps answer the question in the Dec. 12 Wall Street Journal. The question was prompted by two of Charles Dickens' novels -- “A Tale of Two Cities” and “Great Expectations” -- being named last week to Oprah Winfrey’s book club.

$150,000 grant from Alden Trust supports Hedge-Bill renovations

Wednesday, December 8, 2010 2:05 pm

As Bates continues to transform two 19th-century residence halls into state-of-the-art academic buildings, the college has received a $150,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust to support the renovation project.

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