News Archives

Friday

March 4, 2011 2:19 pm

The Ledger looks at Henry Chandler, Class of 1874

Columnist Cinnamon Blair of The Ledger of Lakeland, Fla., takes a look at Bates graduate Henry Wilkins Chandler, the College’s…

Friday

March 4, 2011 1:28 pm

Nationally renowned figures in theater, dance to discuss their work

Christopher Akerlind, a Tony Award-winning stage lighting designer, and acclaimed ballet dancer Jacques d’Amboise visit Bates College in March to discuss their work. Akerlind discusses his career at 4:15 p.m. Monday, March 14, in the Filene Room (Room 301) of Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St. A renowned dancer for the New York City Ballet, a choreographer and the founder of the National Dance Institute, d’Amboise reads from his new book and discusses his career at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, in the Muskie Archives, 56 Campus Ave.

Friday

March 4, 2011 1:24 pm

The Boston Globe previews two Nordic races where Freeman '98 is defending champ

In its preview of two major Nordic races in New England, The Boston Globe focuses on Justin Freeman ’98, defending…

Friday

March 4, 2011 1:01 pm

Symposium explores Latin American revolutions

An analyst from the National Security Archive and scholars from Duke and New York universities take part in the Bates College symposium “Latin American Revolutions” in afternoon and evening sessions on Wednesday and Thursday, March 9 and 10.

Friday

March 4, 2011 12:30 pm

Portland Press Herald reviews Rohde '89 tale of Taliban captivity

The Portland Press Herald reviews A Rope and a Prayer, the book by David Rohde ’89 that tells of his…

Friday

March 4, 2011 11:01 am

Postcard: In the lab with snail brains

Who she is: Sangita Murali ’12 of South Dartmouth, Mass. Her major: Neuroscience What she’s taking this semester: Neurobiology, psychopharmacology,…

Friday

March 4, 2011 10:22 am

Campus Construction Update: March 4, 2011

The renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls boasts a long list of environmentally sustainable measures. Discarded wood, for example, was chipped by the ton and burned as biomass fuel (with any nails left in the wood being picked up by magnets so the metal could be reused). But not all the old wood went up in smoke. Some will come back to Hedge and the Bill in the coming weeks.

Thursday

March 3, 2011 3:33 pm

BatesNews Monthly Update: March 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.

Thursday

March 3, 2011 2:43 pm

Gamelan Orchestra and guests cross musical boundaries with Harrison Double Concerto

The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra, a student ensemble that plays music of Indonesia, and special guest artists perform Lou Harrison’s…

Tuesday

March 1, 2011 3:00 pm

The Rev. Peter Gomes '65, Harvard minister and beloved son of Bates, dies at age 68

The Rev. Peter J. Gomes ’65, D.D. ’96 died Feb. 28, 2011, at Massachusetts General Hospital of complications from a stroke he suffered in December. He was 68 years old.