News Archives

Thursday

September 29, 2011 12:19 pm

Video: Maine river restoration documentary features environmental economist Lynne Lewis

Professor of Economics Lynne Lewis’ collaborative work on Maine river rehabilitation is featured in the Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary…

Wednesday

September 28, 2011 1:49 pm

Multimedia: Homecoming 2011 offers something for everyone

Homecoming 2011 featured a wide range of activities and opportunities for good friends to get together, including: a memorial tree-planting…

Tuesday

September 27, 2011 11:19 am

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

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.

Monday

September 26, 2011 11:44 am

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

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.

Monday

September 26, 2011 11:37 am

Renowned physicist returns for lecture

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..

Monday

September 26, 2011 10:47 am

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

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.

Monday

September 26, 2011 10:43 am

Wenzel leads $600,000, NSF-funded effort to develop online chemistry curriculum

Wenzel leads $600,000, NSF-funded effort to develop online chemistry curriculum

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.

Monday

September 26, 2011 10:36 am

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

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.

Friday

September 23, 2011 4:02 pm

Begim '07 returns to discuss Islamic banking in Kazakhstan

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.

Friday

September 23, 2011 1:58 pm

Events Schedule: October 2011

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