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Thursday

February 17, 2011 4:49 pm

Campus Construction Update Special: 1941-49

Captivated by the details of steel, drywall and bricks, as we often are, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls is not actually the most important activity involving these buildings. What really matters, of course, is what people do in a building during those long intervals between construction projects.

Tuesday

February 15, 2011 2:32 pm

Bates Dance Festival announces details of 2011 training programs

In the first preview of the 2011 season, the Bates Dance Festival announces its 29th summer of workshops and public events, taking place July 4 through Aug. 13 on the Bates College campus.

Monday

February 14, 2011 9:45 am

Friendship between Bates composer, former student shines through on CD

A new CD on the Albany Records label is the latest result of a 20-year friendship between William Matthews, a composer on the Bates College music faculty, and his former student, pianist Duncan Cumming ’93, a Maine native. Released in January, A Book of Hours comprises music composed by Matthews over a span of more than 20 years, including three works featuring Cumming and his Capital Trio.

Friday

February 11, 2011 5:00 pm

About the Cover: Winter 2011

In this issue, faculty and alumni discuss their experiences with a factory egg farm near Bates linked to the national…

Friday

February 11, 2011 3:34 pm

Our Man in Moscow

You can still make money doing business in Russia, says Jere Calmes ’92, just not in the same wild ways.

Friday

February 11, 2011 3:23 pm

Conceptual artist Welty offers lecture in conjunction with 'Dialogue, a video series'

Rachel Perry Welty, one of three artists showing work in a video series at the Bates College Museum of Art, visits Bates to discuss her work at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 17, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The event is open to the public at no cost. Welty, along with New York artist Christian Marclay and Dutch artists Roy Villevoye and Jan Dietvorst, provided videos for the museum’s exhibition Dialogue, a video series.

Friday

February 11, 2011 3:02 pm

Scene Again: Classroom in the Sky

In 1940, the Civilian Pilot Training Program put Bates students in the air From high in the sky, Maine looks…

Friday

February 11, 2011 2:00 pm

Your Page: Getting Here Is None of the Fun

The Matinicus Island transportation dance involves tricky steps.

Friday

February 11, 2011 2:00 pm

Connections: The intersection of careers and sexual orientation

Bates PRIDE, the College’s LGBT alumni group, examines the intersection of careers and sexual orientation By H. Jay Burns and…

Friday

February 11, 2011 1:23 pm

Sports Notes: squash standout Cheri-Ann Parris '13

Barbados native Cheri-Ann Parris ’13 contributes an island attitude to Bates squash By Andy Walter The Barbados squash community is…