Stories from February 2011
Campus Construction Update Special: 1941-49

Thursday, February 17, 2011 4:49 pm

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.

Bates Dance Festival announces details of 2011 training programs

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 2:32 pm

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.

Friendship between Bates composer, former student shines through on CD

Monday, February 14, 2011 9:45 am

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.

About the Cover: Winter 2011

Friday, February 11, 2011 5:00 pm

In this issue, faculty and alumni discuss their experiences with a factory...

Our Man in Moscow

Friday, February 11, 2011 3:34 pm

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

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

Friday, February 11, 2011 3:23 pm

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.

Scene Again: Classroom in the Sky

Friday, February 11, 2011 3:02 pm

In 1940, the Civilian Pilot Training Program put Bates students in the...

Your Page: Getting Here Is None of the Fun

Friday, February 11, 2011 2:00 pm

The Matinicus Island transportation dance involves tricky steps.

Connections: The intersection of careers and sexual orientation

Friday, February 11, 2011 2:00 pm

Bates PRIDE, the College’s LGBT alumni group, examines the intersection of careers...

Sports Notes: squash standout Cheri-Ann Parris '13

Friday, February 11, 2011 1:23 pm

Barbados native Cheri-Ann Parris ’13 contributes an island attitude to Bates squash...

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