Stories from October 2011
Civic Forum Series continues with leading social entrepreneurs

Thursday, October 20, 2011 4:04 pm

The Civic Forum Series at Bates continues with four of the nation's leading social entrepreneurs, including a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange, discussing their work at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

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Food scholar presents cultural history of the fork

Thursday, October 20, 2011 10:00 am

A lecture series exploring the role of material culture in the humanities and social sciences continues with a cultural history of the fork by Darra Goldstein, founding editor of Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture, at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

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BatesNews Monthly Update: October 2011

Thursday, October 20, 2011 8:00 am

For Bates alumni, parents and friends, here is a look some of...

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Presidential search update forums on campus Oct. 28

Wednesday, October 19, 2011 5:16 pm

Members of the Bates campus community are invited to meet with the Presidential Search Committee on Oct. 28 for a discussion forum and an update on the search for the college's next leader.

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NOVA intern Sarah Charley ’11 starts with a joke

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 3:21 pm

Sarah Charley '11 explains the Heisenberg uncertainty principle and how an electron can sometimes be like a “sheet crumpled into a ball” and other times like a “quilt spread across a bed”

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Pioneering photographer of American West to be discussed

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 3:12 pm

Art historian Weston Naef discusses the work of Carleton Watkinds, a photographer who documented the American West in its last years of pristine beauty, in a lecture at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

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The Root features interview with King V. Cheek ’59, former HBCU president

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 1:35 pm

The Root, in collaboration with The HistoryMakers, offers reflections from educational leader...

Patch interviews encaustic artist Amy Keller '87

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 1:11 pm

South End Patch reporter Christopher Treacy interviews encaustic artist Amy Keller ’87...

Events Schedule: November 2011

Monday, October 17, 2011 4:05 pm

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

Medieval scholars visit to discuss 'Responses to Hard Times'

Monday, October 17, 2011 9:55 am

With an economic recession, lengthy overseas wars and a run of natural disasters hitting the U.S. and other lands, these are trying times. Yet scholars visiting Bates for the Medieval Miseries: Responses to Hard Times conference know that things could be even tougher. Bates hosts the 38th annual New England Medieval Conference on Saturday, Oct. 22, in Room G65, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

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