Stories from March 2011
Campus Construction Update: March 22, 2011

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 10:06 am

Flooded ceilings seem to be a theme in this week's Campus Construction Update.

Campus Construction Update, March 22: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 9:53 am

If a contractor told us that it was time to flood our ceiling, we would take exception. For one thing, it would make a big mess. For another, we can flood our own ceiling, thank you, and often have.

Campus Construction Update, March 22, 2011: College Chapel

Tuesday, March 22, 2011 8:53 am

Three years shy of its 100th birthday, the Bates College Chapel will be the object of a new construction project this year -- starting next week, in fact. For the next nine months, workers will be replacing the venerable building's slate roof and tending to the turrets at each corner.

William C. Carey '82 appointed to Board of Trustees

Monday, March 21, 2011 11:36 am

Carey is a member of the board of Financial Research Corporation, an asset management market research firm in Boston owned by Mercatus Partners LLC. He has also served on the boards of directors of Fidelity Charitable Services, the National Defined Contribution Council/SPARK , the Employee Benefit Research Institute, and Yankee Publishing.

For 10th year, Mount David Summit spotlights student work across disciplines

Monday, March 21, 2011 9:13 am

The 10th annual Mount David Summit, Bates College's celebration of student academic achievement, begins at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 1, in Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). The summit offers poster presentations of student research, short talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings. Following the daytime activities are performances by the Bates College Choir and the Bates College Modern Dance Company. The event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please visit or call 207-753-6952.

Hirai offers Sun Journal historical, personal insights into Tohoku earthquake

Friday, March 18, 2011 10:06 am

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of History, offers personal and historical...

Known as a center for dance, Bates leaps forward with creation of dance major

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 4:37 pm

Home of both the renowned Bates Dance Festival and a well-regarded academic-year dance program, Bates College this fall will begin to offer Maine's first major focused solely on dance.

Learned Ladies continues through weekend

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 10:10 am

The Bates theater department production of Molière’s 1672 satire The Learned Ladies...

Orchestra concert raises funds for quake-ravaged Japanese town

Wednesday, March 16, 2011 9:57 am

Hiroya Miura, conductor of the Bates College Orchestra and a native of...

Video: Pless ’13 is NCAA shot put champ; All-America honors to Waldman ’11, Murtagh ’11

Monday, March 14, 2011 3:52 pm

In all of the proud history of throwers on the Bates College...

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