Stories from May 2012
Audio: poems and prose from Bates’ creative writing majors

Friday, May 18, 2012 4:15 pm

Their adviser, Rob Farnsworth, praised them for their "dedicated commitment to the life of the imagination."

Shown listening to Marc Bamuthi Joseph in April are, from left, Katie Straw '12, Yasin Fairley '12, Ashley Booker '12, dance professor Rachel Boggia and theater lecturer Kati Vecsey. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Theater workshop debuts adaptation of Marc Bamuthi Joseph libretto

Thursday, May 17, 2012 11:29 am

Just weeks after Mark Bamuthi Joseph dazzled local audiences with "red, black & GREEN: a blues," a theater production workshop at Bates is debuting an original adaptation of a ballet libretto by him.

Keigwin + Company brings four Maine premieres to the Bates Dance Festival. Photo by Matthew Murphy.
Event Schedule: Summer 2012

Monday, May 14, 2012 10:30 am

Hello from Bates! Here’s a schedule of public events at the college during summer 2012.

A Bates crowd at the Courthouse Plaza on Lisbon Street listens to the all-college a cappella performance that concluded the 2012 "College Night in Town." Photograph by Michael Pasek '12.
College Night in Town: Students, L/A make it a date

Friday, May 11, 2012 4:15 pm

On the inaugural “College Night in Town” it was possible to sample and celebrate, in just a few hours, the diversity of what downtown Lewiston and Auburn have to offer.

Author Peter Beinart. Photograph by Guillaume Gaudet.
J Street U presents ‘Crisis of Zionism’ author

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 4:49 pm

Peter Beinart, an author who predicts a breach between young U.S. Jews and Israel if that country maintains its current policies toward the Palestinians, speaks on May 15.

Karl Fisher '14, left, talks with Charles E. Clark '51 at the Mount David Society Scholarship Luncheon on March 30. Clark is the author of Bates Through the Years: An Illustrated History, as part of the college's sesquicentennial.
Student stories underscore the value of Bates philanthropy

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 11:18 am

Mount David Society Scholarship Luncheon brings together students and donors.

First-year students Natacha Danon, left, and Olivia Krishnaswami are sharing a Davis Projects for Peace grant for a project in India. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
First-years receive Projects for Peace grant to support NGO in India

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 10:17 am

Two first-year students have received a Projects for Peace grant to stimulate economic growth and support a rural education initiative in India.

“College Night in Town” beckons students to downtown Lewiston and Auburn

Monday, May 7, 2012 3:24 pm

On Wednesday, May 9, Lewiston and Auburn college students will enjoy an...

Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis, associate professor of economics, poses on the Auburn banks of the Androscoggin River behind The Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates team featured in New England Emmy-nominated MPBN documentary

Monday, May 7, 2012 2:03 pm

"Desperate Alewives," a Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary featuring Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis among others, has been nominated for a New England Emmy.

Hathorn Hall is silhouetted against a Bates fireworks display. Photograph by Ken Zirkel.
Annual Sangai Asia celebration features fireworks, music, Chinese food

Thursday, May 3, 2012 3:21 pm

Sangai Asia ends another academic year with a bang as it offers fireworks, food and music on May 6.

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