Posts from September 2011
Video: Maine river restoration documentary features environmental economist Lynne Lewis

Thursday, September 29, 2011 12:19 pm

Professor of Economics Lynne Lewis’ collaborative work on Maine river rehabilitation is...

Multimedia: Homecoming 2011 offers something for everyone

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 1:49 pm

Homecoming 2011 featured a wide range of activities and opportunities for good...

Audio: Chris Murtagh’s 600-mile dash to graduation

Tuesday, September 27, 2011 11:19 am

Chris Murtagh '11, track coach Al Fereshetian and David Pless '13 made an overnight, 600-mile dash from Washington, D.C., back to Bates for Murtagh's graduation.

Presentation to examine humanitarian work at U.S.-Mexico border

Monday, September 26, 2011 11:44 am

Participants in an effort to provide humanitarian aid to Mexican migrants entering the U.S. will describe their work in a Bates College event at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Room G65 of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Claudia Aburto Guzman, associate professor of Spanish at Bates, leads this Public Works in Progress presentation titled Representations of Trails of Compassion: Volunteer Work at the U.S.-México Border.

Renowned physicist returns for lecture

Monday, September 26, 2011 11:37 am

Glenn Schmieg, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, visits Bates College to give a lecture titled Whirlpools, Dust Devils and Tornadoes at 2:40 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in Room 204, Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave..

Concert includes video, music, desert tales and 'signseeker-walkabouts'

Monday, September 26, 2011 10:47 am

A Native American musician and visual artist, a singer from a self-described fusion-trance-zouk band, a video artist and an avant-garde composer join forces for a multimedia experience at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St. Artist-performer Brad Kahlhamer and vocalist Kelsey Barrett of the Brooklyn-based band Effi Briest offer their program "Yondering." They share the evening with video artist Ursula Scherrer and composer-bassist Kato Hideki, who create abstract sound-and-light pieces. All the artists hail from New York City.

Dana Professor of Chemistry Tom Wenzel. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
Wenzel leads $600,000, NSF-funded effort to develop online chemistry curriculum

Monday, September 26, 2011 10:43 am

A newly awarded $600,000 National Science Foundation grant is supporting an innovative national effort led by a Bates College professor to create an in-depth, online chemistry curriculum.

Parents & Family Weekend dance concert showcases work by guests, students, faculty

Monday, September 26, 2011 10:36 am

The Bates College Modern Dance Company offers its annual Parents & Family Weekend dance concerts at noon Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 1 and 2, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Begim '07 returns to discuss Islamic banking in Kazakhstan

Friday, September 23, 2011 4:02 pm

Ainur Begim '07, now a doctoral candidate in anthropology at Yale, returns to Bates to offer the lecture Finance, Religion and the State in Post-Socialist Kazakhstan at 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 26. in Pettengill Hall's Room G21.

Events Schedule: October 2011

Friday, September 23, 2011 1:58 pm

Hello from Bates! Here's a preview of public events at the college during October 2011.

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