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Friday

April 8, 2011 4:33 pm

Porst '11 receives Projects for Peace award to build first school in a remote Andean community

During a community dinner on the eve of her departure from a remote Peruvian community, Hannah Porst ’11 asked residents of this mountain village how she could thank them for their hospitality. What we really need, they told her, is a school. Now Porst has received a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant — covering a third of the cost of her initiative and making it possible for the school to be built this summer.

Friday

April 8, 2011 8:57 am

Olin Arts Center to present Jon Anderson, former lead singer of seminal prog-rockers Yes

Jon Anderson, known as one of rock music’s most distinctive voices thanks to his time with the progressive rock band Yes, offers an acoustic performance at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 15, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

April 7, 2011 3:49 pm

April 2011 Images at Bates

Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Featured image of the month Trading places for the day with…

Thursday

April 7, 2011 9:37 am

One of New Yorker's '20 under 40,' novelist Mengestu to read

One of the “20 Under 40″ writers deemed worth watching by The New Yorker magazine in 2010, novelist Dinaw Mengestu offers a reading at Bates College at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 26, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The event is co-sponsored by the Language Arts Live series of literary readings at Bates and by the Public Scholars Symposium program at the college’s Harward Center for Community Partnerships.

Wednesday

April 6, 2011 1:43 pm

For aspiring researcher Ducommun '11, senior thesis is a springboard to graduate school

Melissa Ducommun ’11 talks about the role her senior thesis and adviser have played in her path to graduate school…

Wednesday

April 6, 2011 1:21 pm

Events Schedule: April 2011, revised

Hello from Bates! This revised listing of public events at the college during April 2011 reflects cancellations, event updates and…

Wednesday

April 6, 2011 1:15 pm

Bates pianist, MIT inventor and Harvard dean are 2011 honorary degree recipients

An internationally renowned pianist based at Bates, a leading scholar on the intersection of medicine and race, and a distinguished…

Wednesday

April 6, 2011 12:55 pm

BatesNews Monthly Update: April 2011

For Bates alumni, parents and friends, here is a look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates…

Wednesday

April 6, 2011 12:27 pm

Art faculty's Feintuch shows paintings at New York's Sonnabend Gallery

Known as a mentor by student artists at Bates, senior lecturer Robert Feintuch enjoys a national reputation as the painter of images simultaneously evocative and quietly deadpan, serious and parodic. New York’s Sonnabend Gallery is showing recent paintings and drawings by Feintuch through April 30.

Wednesday

April 6, 2011 11:25 am

Sights, sounds and sense of Russian poetry at Mount David Summit

The two students of Russian began their Mount David Summit panel presentation with a black-and-white photograph showing the open casket…