Stories from October 2012
The Rev. Jonathan Walton
Peter Gomes ‘cherished’ the Chapel that now carries his name

Friday, October 26, 2012 9:30 am

The Chapel became the Peter J. Gomes Chapel on Oct. 25 as hundreds gathered to remember the late preacher and teacher in words and song.

Bates presents Italian baroque music ensemble Europa Galante

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 3:29 pm

Europa Galante, a Baroque music ensemble from Italy, performs on Nov. 2.

Peter Richards, director of the Bates production of "Big Love."
Bates to present modern adaptation of ancient Greek drama

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 3:23 pm

Guest director Peter Richards helms the Bates production of "Big Love," a modern adaptation of an ancient Greek drama, in performances Nov. 1-5.

"Night Sky Over Banff, Alberta," is a photograph by Sharon Harper in the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition "Starstruck." Harper speaks about her work on Oct. 27.
Bates Events Schedule: Oct. 25-Nov. 30

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 2:55 pm

Hello from Bates! Here’s a listing of public events at the college from Oct. 25 through Nov. 30, 2012.

The Rev. Peter Gomes '65 is shown with members of his class during the Reunion parade in 2005. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
In wake of Gomes Chapel naming, panel to discuss ‘intersecting identities’ of the Rev. Gomes

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 11:16 am

Three members of the Bates faculty and the college's multifaith chaplain discuss the identities of the late Rev. Peter Gomes '65 in an Oct. 27 event

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BatesNews October 2012

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 12:00 pm

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A Bates landmark: The inauguration of A. Clayton Spencer as eighth president

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 9:00 am

Bates will formally welcome its new president, A. Clayton Spencer, this week with events culminating in her inauguration on Friday afternoon, Oct. 26.

With characteristic charm and sense of the moment, interim President Nancy Cable salutes Hannah Zweifler, the final graduate to receive her diploma at Commencement 2012. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen / Bates College.
Nancy J. Cable, vice president and former interim president, to lead Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

Monday, October 22, 2012 3:30 pm

Bates Vice President Nancy Cable has been appointed president of The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations, a Florida-based philanthropic organization.

Bates to challenge the senses with multimedia play exploring alien abduction

Monday, October 22, 2012 3:26 pm

An enveloping multimedia stage experience explores the mental state of an alien abductee in the play "1000 Airplanes on the Roof" Oct. 25-27.

Leigh Weisenburger, dean of admission and financial aid. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Maine media quote Bates officials for stories on Supreme Court affirmative action case

Monday, October 22, 2012 3:21 pm

Bates officials react to the affirmative action case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin now being considered by the Supreme Court.

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