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January 6, 2011 3:25 pm

BatesNews Monthly Update: January 2011

For Bates alumni, parents and friends, here is a look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates events and achievements of the past month, important upcoming events, and a sampling of Bates people in the news.


January 6, 2011 2:12 pm

Maine Things Considered interviews Spelt Right entrepreneur Beth George '85

Maine Public Broadcasting reporter Keith Shortall interviews Beth George ’85, who with husband Tim Kane ’82 founded Spelt Right bakery…


January 6, 2011 1:27 pm

Post-Standard interviews novelist Elizabeth Strout '77

The Syracuse Post-Standard interviews Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Strout ’77 prior to her appearance at the Central Library, where she…


January 5, 2011 4:25 pm

Bates presents actress, activist and storyteller Vinie Burrows

Called “an actress of superb virtuosity” by The Associated Press, performer and social justice activist Vinie Burrows offers two performances…


January 4, 2011 4:05 pm

South Florida Gay News profiles hammer champ Keelin Godsey '06

South Florida Gay News columnist Dan Woog profiles two-time NCAA champion hammer thrower Keelin Godsey ’06, a biological woman who…


January 4, 2011 1:42 pm

2011 King Day events include debate, performance

Here’s a detailed schedule of events for the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College. All these…


January 4, 2011 1:41 pm

Press Herald columnist interviews Matt Dunlap '08 at Nordic ski championships

Portland Press Herald columnist SteveĀ  Solloway checks in on this week’s U.S. Cross Country Championships, held at Rumford’s Black Mountain…


January 3, 2011 5:40 pm

January 2011 images of Bates

Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Featured image of the month


January 3, 2011 4:44 pm

Influential figures in older, newer civil rights struggles offer MLK keynotes

One of them described by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as “the greatest teacher of nonviolence in America,” leaders representing two generations of social activism offer keynote addresses during the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College on Monday, Jan. 17.


January 3, 2011 3:27 pm

American art shines in collaboration between Ogunquit, Bates museums

Curated by William Low of the Bates College Museum of Art, the BCMA exhibition Selections From the Collection of the Ogunquit Museum of American Art explores the collections of an institution recognized for its holdings in modern and contemporary art, and its strengths in artists associated with Maine.