Stories from September 2011
Olin Arts Center introduces 'Flash' concerts

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 2:43 pm

The Olin Arts Center introduces the new "Flash" concerts. The first concert features a jazz quintet with Bates faculty members, the second features jazz guitarist Sean McGowan. All concerts are open to the public at no charge. For more information contact 207-786-6135 or

Mathematician to offer lectures on shape and neuroimaging

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 2:42 pm

Washington Mio, mathematician and professor of mathematics at Florida State University, gives two Richard W. Sampson lectures. At 4:30 p.m. in Room 104 of Hathorn Hall, 3 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk), Mio will discuss shape variation and its application to neuroimaging. At 7:30 p.m. Mio will discuss the mathematics of shape in the Keck Classroom (Room G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. For more information contact 207-786-6143.

‘Satisfying, challenging’ poet launches Language Arts Live

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 2:35 pm

The 2011-12 Language Arts Live literary reading series begins with a reading by poet Gregory Pardlo at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. Other featured literary figures include Laura van den Berg, a short story author, on Oct. 13, and veteran poet Sydney Lea on Nov. 17.

Trustee Barbara Raths '96

Friday, September 9, 2011 3:37 pm

Among trustees recently elected to the Bates board is Barbara M. Raths '96 of Portland, deputy treasurer of the state of Maine.

Trustee Dervilla McCann '77

Friday, September 9, 2011 3:31 pm

Among trustees recently elected to the Bates board is Dr. Dervilla M. McCann '77 of Winthrop, Maine, a cardiologist and partner with Androscoggin Cardiology Associates and Maine Research associates in Auburn.

McCann '77, Raths '96 and Rossello join Board of Trustees

Friday, September 9, 2011 3:28 pm

Bates President Nancy J. Cable has announced that the Bates Board of Trustees recently elected three new members.

Trustee John Rossello

Friday, September 9, 2011 3:27 pm

Among new trustees elected to the Bates board is John T. Rossello Jr. of Holliston, Mass., a former partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, a global corporation that is the world's second-largest professional services firm.

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Video: Bates professors say what course they’re excited to teach (2011)

Friday, September 9, 2011 2:01 pm

As faculty members joined the academic procession for Convocation on Sept. 6,...

Multimedia: an academic community begins its 154th year

Thursday, September 8, 2011 6:58 pm

Phyllis Graber Jensen captures the scenes of Convocation, which welcomed approximately 500...

Sun Journal story looks at five first-year students from Lewiston-Auburn high schools

Thursday, September 8, 2011 5:23 pm

Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk talks to the five students from Lewiston...

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