Posts from April 2011
Pianist Glazer plays 'hits' of Bach, Liszt and Beethoven

Friday, April 29, 2011 3:46 pm

Frank Glazer, one of Maine’s eminent pianists, performs popular selections by Bach,...

Bates anthropologist, student honored for community work

Friday, April 29, 2011 2:23 pm

The Maine Campus Compact has honored a Bates College senior and a member of the college's anthropology faculty for their commitment to public engagement. Visiting Instructor of Anthropology Heather Lindkvist is one of five college faculty in Maine to receive the Donald Harward Award for Faculty Service-Learning Excellence. Jessica Igoe, an economics major and education minor from Lexington, Mass., was one of four students at Maine colleges honored with the Heart and Soul Award, recognizing exemplary civic engagement.

Campus Construction Update: April 29, 2011

Friday, April 29, 2011 12:58 pm

"Wow" was the consensus among the dozen-plus faculty and staff on an April 26 tour of Hedge Hall led by project manager Paul Farnsworth and clerk of the works Chris Streifel.

Bobcat slugger Noah Lynd ’11 looks at the physics of new NCAA-mandated bats

Friday, April 29, 2011 11:48 am

This spring, new NCAA rules have literally taken the bat out of...

Symposium speaker: In higher ed, 'fairly good' not good enough for diversity efforts

Friday, April 29, 2011 8:41 am

Providing an energizing start to the fourth symposium convened by President Elaine Tuttle Hansen to address issues of campus diversity and inclusiveness, Alma Clayton-Pedersen said that it's time for academe to stop tinkering around the edges and, once and for all, effect thoroughgoing institutional change in the interests of human equity.

Bates hosts community forum for labor leaders, Latino immigrants

Thursday, April 28, 2011 10:44 am

Bates presents a community forum for local labor leaders and Latino immigrants...

Seattle Times interviews Robin Leventhal '88, chef of 'Jewish deli with a Pacific Northwest twist'

Thursday, April 28, 2011 9:26 am

The Seattle Times catches up with noted chef and restaurateur Robin Leventhal...

University of Wisconsin professor visits Bates to discuss African political cartoons

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 4:38 pm

Tejumola Olaniyan, a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, presents the lecture "On Bigness: Wealth, Power and Body Size in African Political Cartoons" at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, in Bates College's Keck Classroom, Pettengill Hall (G52).

David Wax Museum, Dawn Landes & Hounds bound for Bates

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 4:00 pm

Two eclectic up-and-coming indie bands, the David Wax Museum and Dawn Landes & The Hounds, perform at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Downtown Records artists Cold War Kids come to Bates

Wednesday, April 27, 2011 2:23 pm

Touring behind their third CD, the recently released Mine is Yours, indie pop-rockers Cold War Kids perform at Bates College at 9 p.m. Friday, April 29, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building ("Gray Cage"), 130 Central Ave.

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