Stories from March 2011
The Ledger looks at Henry Chandler, Class of 1874

Friday, March 4, 2011 2:19 pm

Columnist Cinnamon Blair of The Ledger of Lakeland, Fla., takes a look...

Nationally renowned figures in theater, dance to discuss their work

Friday, March 4, 2011 1:28 pm

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.

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

Friday, March 4, 2011 1:24 pm

In its preview of two major Nordic races in New England, The...

Symposium explores Latin American revolutions

Friday, March 4, 2011 1:01 pm

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.

Portland Press Herald reviews Rohde '89 tale of Taliban captivity

Friday, March 4, 2011 12:30 pm

The Portland Press Herald reviews A Rope and a Prayer, the book...

Postcard: In the lab with snail brains

Friday, March 4, 2011 11:01 am

Who she is: Sangita Murali ’12 of South Dartmouth, Mass. Her major:...

Campus Construction Update: March 4, 2011

Friday, March 4, 2011 10:22 am

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.

BatesNews Monthly Update: March 2011

Thursday, March 3, 2011 3:33 pm

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.

Gamelan Orchestra and guests cross musical boundaries with Harrison Double Concerto

Thursday, March 3, 2011 2:43 pm

The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra, a student ensemble that plays music of...

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

Tuesday, March 1, 2011 3:00 pm

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.

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