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Monday

January 31, 2011
11:53 am

Video: Can a snow sculpture explain quantum physics?

Around the Quad on Friday afternoon, science students created snow sculptures to illustrate scientific concepts, from evolution to an Erlenmeyer flask experiment gone awry.

Thursday

January 27, 2011
11:31 am

'Arts Crawl' to reveal the best of the arts at Bates

In a smorgasbord of the performing and visual arts at Bates, the college presents its first-ever “Arts Crawl” starting at 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28.

Thursday

January 27, 2011
10:09 am

Saturday series relates poetry, visual arts for young people

Paul Janeczko, a prolific Maine author who specializes in teaching poetry to young people, will lead a workshop in the Museum of Art children’s program that explores writing in relation to the visual arts.

Thursday

January 27, 2011
9:57 am

'Extraordinary' jazz singer Gretchen Parlato bound for Bates

A fast-rising star called by one critic “the most original jazz singer in a generation,” Gretchen Parlato performs at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

January 27, 2011
9:48 am

'Brookland' author Emily Barton to read

Emily Barton, author of two novels that The New York Times designated “Notable Books of the Year,” reads from her work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Chase Hall’s Skelton Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

January 27, 2011
9:40 am

Leading intellectual of the hip-hop generation to speak

One of the nation’s leading intellectuals of the hip-hop generation, Marc Lamont Hill speaks at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Thursday

January 27, 2011
9:21 am

Fun, music, treats in store at Harward Center's sixth Community Celebration

Expect fun, food and performances at the sixth annual Community Celebration hosted by the College’s Harward Center for Community Partnerships.

Thursday

January 27, 2011
9:02 am

Museum's language-arts initiative launches educational website, video

For more than a decade, the Thousand Words Project has been the flagship educational outreach program of the Bates College Museum of Art. Now the museum has launched an educational website for the program, complete with instructional video.

Wednesday

January 26, 2011
12:03 pm

Economist Nathan Tefft explains how the recession has reduced traffic deaths

Writing in The Portland Press Herald, Assistant Professor of Economics Nathan Tefft and his colleague Chad Cotti of the University…