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March 25, 2011 9:11 am

Chevron's Lisa Barry '77 brings global energy insights to College Key residency

Lisa Barry ’77, on campus March 23 and 24 as the 2011 College Key Distinguished Alumna in Residence, is vice president and general manager of Chevron government affairs.


March 25, 2011 8:39 am

Events Schedule: April 2011

Here’s a preview of public events at Bates College in April 2011. Except as noted, these events are open to the public at no charge.


March 24, 2011 8:53 am

Senior Exhibition 2011 enters final days

Fifteen studio art majors at Bates College, one of them from Maine, show work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition, which opens with a public reception at 6 p.m. Friday, April 8, in the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.


March 23, 2011 4:04 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Marta Solomianko

Family history inspired Solomianko’s paintings: In 1990, her parents emigrated from Poland to the United States. Starting “with images of…


March 23, 2011 4:01 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Anna Skarstad

Skarstad’s approach to painting has progressed from making representational landscapes into abstraction. Abstraction allows the work to be “about the…


March 23, 2011 3:58 pm

Senior Exhibition: Diane Saunders

Saunders’ art arises from an examination of political and topographic maps and ways they represent the human desire to organize…


March 23, 2011 3:34 pm

Senior Exhbition 2011: Phoebe Reed

Reed describes herself as “fascinated by the intricacy and amount of detail that exist in nature — the underside of…


March 23, 2011 3:31 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Hannah Porst

Porst’s photography is inspired by her junior-year stay with the Q’eros people of the Peruvian Andes, a group designated a…


March 23, 2011 3:27 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Mareika Phillips

Inspired by photographer Sally Mann, Expressionist illustrator Alfred Kubin and Symbolist artist Odilon Redon, Phillips aspires to Mann’s notion of…


March 23, 2011 3:26 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Lauren Okano

A self-professed, “biology nerd and art lover,” Okano is fascinated by the way things are made up of smaller parts….