Posts from January 2011
Video: Can a snow sculpture explain quantum physics?

Monday, January 31, 2011 11:53 am

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

Standiford '97 leads defense of embattled Maine family program

Friday, January 28, 2011 1:35 pm

Maine news outlets highlighted the leadership of women’s advocate Sarah Standiford ’97...

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

Thursday, January 27, 2011 11:31 am

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.

Saturday series relates poetry, visual arts for young people

Thursday, January 27, 2011 10:09 am

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.

'Extraordinary' jazz singer Gretchen Parlato bound for Bates

Thursday, January 27, 2011 9:57 am

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.

'Brookland' author Emily Barton to read

Thursday, January 27, 2011 9:48 am

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.

Leading intellectual of the hip-hop generation to speak

Thursday, January 27, 2011 9:40 am

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).

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

Thursday, January 27, 2011 9:21 am

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

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

Thursday, January 27, 2011 9:02 am

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.

Economist Nathan Tefft explains how the recession has reduced traffic deaths

Wednesday, January 26, 2011 12:03 pm

Writing in The Portland Press Herald, Assistant Professor of Economics Nathan Tefft...

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