News Archives

Wednesday

January 26, 2011 10:28 am

Sun Journal creates splash with Puddle Jump video

Sun Journal photographer and videographer Daryn Slover stops by the 2011 Puddle Jump to produce a video and slide show…

Wednesday

January 26, 2011 10:08 am

Brattleboro Reformer reviews Mark Erelli '96 CD 'Little Vigils'

Brattleboro (Vt.) Reformer columnist Dave Madeloni talks with Mark Erelli ’96 about his latest CD, Little Vigils, and how Erelli,…

Tuesday

January 25, 2011 3:58 pm

Carolyn Ryan '86 named editor of the 'soul' of The New York Times

Carolyn Ryan ’86 has been named metropolitan editor of The New York Times, according to the paper’s Media Decoder blog and…

Monday

January 24, 2011 3:50 pm

Energy expert Dan Rice '73 tells Bloomberg that oil's close to tipping point

In extensive comments about energy resources and investing, BlackRock managing director Dan Rice ’73 tells Bloomberg Businessweek that an expanding…

Monday

January 24, 2011 1:31 pm

Professor wins Warhol grant for book on artistic rituals of death and loss

According to the Warhol Foundation, the grant of more than $35,000 is “designed to encourage and reward writing about contemporary art that is rigorous, passionate, eloquent and precise, as well as to create a broader audience for arts writing.”

Monday

January 24, 2011 11:54 am

Bill Green's Maine tells story of early Bates champion Alonzo Garcelon

A recent segment on Bill Green’s Maine, produced by WCSH-TV in Portland, sheds light on Alonzo Garcelon, a Lewiston native…

Monday

January 24, 2011 9:24 am

Boston Globe feature on ideal body types quotes Men's Health editor Peter Moore '78

A Boston Globe feature story examining how ideal male and female body types have changed over the last century quotes…

Friday

January 21, 2011 3:38 pm

Events Schedule: February 2011

Hello from Bates! Here is a preview of public events at the college in February 2011. Except as noted, these…

Friday

January 21, 2011 1:41 pm

Campus Construction Update: Jan. 21, 2011

Why does an open piece of land seem so much smaller than the building occupying the same footprint? How did New Commons fit on that little scrap of ground next to the football field? Shouldn’t space that’s cut up by walls and ceilings seem smaller than an open lot, rather than larger? Such thoughts appeared on the open lot of our consciousness as we stood in the new pavilion-like addition to Roger Williams Hall. Surrounded by contractors’ giant tool boxes and stacks of building materials, we took in the views, to north and south, defined by the new entrances.

Thursday

January 20, 2011 1:45 pm

'Sankofa': Reflections of the African Diaspora on the Schaeffer stage

Culminating the college’s Jan. 17 observances of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, students used music, dance, poetry and prose to…