Stories from October 2011
Former U.S. Sen. Geoge Mitchell offers the keynote address during the "Open to the World" events on Oct. 27. Photograph by Rene Minnis.
Open to the World: In stories and statistics, Sen. Mitchell sums up worth of higher education

Monday, October 31, 2011 7:31 pm

Sharing the Chapel chancel with 15 Bates students supported in their studies...

Professor of Philosophy Mark Okrent gets a close look as board chairman Mike Bonney '80 (left) and President Nancy Cable do the ribbon cutting. Photograph by Rene Minnis.
Open to the World: Paul Marks ’83 headlines Hedge, Roger Williams dedication

Monday, October 31, 2011 6:26 pm

The journey of Paul Marks ’83 from Bates to China, and from...

Local students participate in art outreach program

Monday, October 31, 2011 6:24 pm

“Rollin’ to Olin” is a new outreach program giving local schoolchildren a...

From left, Mary Rice-DeFosse, Francisca López, and Jane Costlow listen as Rhea Coté Robbins reads one of her poems.
Open to the World: Spain, ‘down the Plains’ come to Maine as poetry fest begins

Monday, October 31, 2011 6:23 pm

It had to be said: Sometimes, “something gets found in translation, too.”...

Beware food-industrial complex, says Stonyfield’s Hirshberg P’13

Monday, October 31, 2011 6:06 pm

By Roland Adams It was likely an evening of revelation for some...

French professor Alex Dauge-Roth gestures during the faculty conversation about global citizenship held prior to the dedication of Hedge and Roger Williams halls. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
Open to the World: Foreign becomes familiar in Roger Williams Hall

Monday, October 31, 2011 6:03 pm

Bates’ global reach has been a driving theme behind Open to the...

Shown during the Oct. 24, 2011, student interfaith conversation are panelists Rose Levy-Rubinett '12, Cristal Martin '13 and Amna Ilyas '13. Photograph by Rene Minnis.
Open to the World: Differences do transform, students of faith agree

Monday, October 31, 2011 5:18 pm

In Austin, Texas, Rose Levy-Rubinett ’12 grew up in a household where...

Before his geology honors defense starts, Keegan Runnals completes paperwork with politics pro-fessor Aslaug Ásgeirsdóttir, chair of the honors panel, while his adviser, Dyk Eusden ’80, checks the video setup.
Defending their honors theses, young scholars undergo a final metamorphosis

Monday, October 31, 2011 4:42 pm

Behind the closed doors of an honors defense, young scholars undergo a final metamorphosis.

Bates and architect partners JSA Inc. received an "Excellence in Rehabilitation" award from Maine Preservation for the restoration and transformation of Hedge Hall (1890) and Roger Williams Hall (1895) from residence halls to academic buildings. Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Open to the World: Paul Marks ’83 headlines Hedge, Roger Williams dedication

Monday, October 31, 2011 10:31 am

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Video: Leadership Symposium on Cost, Value and Financial Aid

Saturday, October 29, 2011 9:54 pm

While the cost of higher education is certainly rising, a group of...

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