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Arts Crawl, Asia Night to light up the campus on Jan. 27

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 2:49 pm

Concluding with the spectacular variety show called Asia Night, Bates presents its second annual Arts Crawl on Jan. 27.

Marc Bamuthi Joseph engages with his audience in the aisles of the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. (Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen)
‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ creator offers sneak peek for King Weekend

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 2:43 pm

For a performance Jan. 13, performer, educator, activist and slam poetry champion Marc Bamuthi Joseph took the Olin Concert Hall stage—only to leave it again.

From left, Associate Dean of Students James Reese joins Bates Multifaith Chaplain Bill Blaine-Wallace, Victoria Blaine-Wallace and Associate Multifaith Chaplain Emily Wright-Magoon in singing "We Shall Overcome."
King Day Memorial Worship Service recalls memories, asks for action

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 2:38 pm

Before reading the Call to Worship at Bates' annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Worship Service, Dean of Students James Reese shared his memories of King's speech during the March on Washington.

King Day speaker proposes path to reconcile environmental sustainability, justice advocates

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 2:12 pm

"Environmental quality and human equality are inextricably linked," environmental policy expert Julian Agyeman stated in his Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address Jan. 16

Leena Nasser '12
Arab News highlights new Short Term course heading to Saudi Arabia

Friday, January 13, 2012 4:04 pm

An op-ed in the newspaper Arab News praises Leena Nasser '12, the Bates student who helped to craft the new anthropology course scheduled to visit Saudi Arabia in May.

Win Brown '89
Telegram & Gazette interviews new hospital CEO Win Brown ’89

Thursday, January 12, 2012 3:11 pm

Win Brown '89 is the new president and CEO of Heywood Hospital in Gardner, Mass., and was recently interviewed by the Telegram & Gazette.

President-elect Clayton Spencer becomes the college's eighth president on July 1, 2012. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
Chronicle blogger says Spencer appointment a ‘best’ moment in 2011

Thursday, January 12, 2012 2:30 pm

Chronicle of Higher Education blogger Richard Kahlenberg, who writes about innovation in...

Martin Luther King Jr. Day workshops

Thursday, January 12, 2012 1:11 pm

Here's a schedule of MLK Day workshops at Bates on Monday, Jan. 16, 2012.

A photo from Ben Manter's bio thesis. Manter wanted to know if the specific yeast strain used in brewing hard cider affects the size and number of bubbles, which is known to affect the taste and aroma of a carbonated alcoholic beverage.
Maine media profile thesis-inspired hard cider business

Thursday, January 12, 2012 12:13 pm

Biology major Ben Manter ’11 used his senior thesis experience to kick...

Jason Hall ’97 makes a point during the Homecoming panel discussion as Bates PRIDE founder Larry Handerhan '05 looks on. Photograph by H. Lincoln Benedict '09.
Missouri media report top economic appointment to Jason Hall ’97

Thursday, January 12, 2012 11:24 am

Various Missouri media outlets, including the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, note the appointment...

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