Stories from 2012
Byrnes ’05 sets sights on more gold in London

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 4:04 pm

Bates athletics will be represented at a fourth consecutive Olympic Games: Andrew Byrnes '05 and Canada's men's eight are focused on winning a second straight gold medal in London.

In a case of turnabout, museum director shows his own art in Chicago

Tuesday, July 17, 2012 2:22 pm

On July 13, Chicago's Zolla/Lieberman Gallery opened exhibitions by Bates Museum of Art Director Dan Mills and two other artists.

Rising choreographer Kyle Abraham presents latest work at Dance Festival

Monday, July 16, 2012 3:08 pm

Kyle Abraham, labeled one of Dance Magazine's 25 choreographers to watch in 2009, brings his company to the Bates Dance Festival.

Steve Muise, Andy Buckland, Rob Sylvain and Pip Walter are Boreal Tordu.
Boréal Tordu brings Franco sounds to Midsummer Lakeside series

Monday, July 16, 2012 9:42 am

Boréal Tordu, a quartet with a mission to keep the music of their Acadian heritage alive, continues the Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series on July 19.

ABC News affiliate in Charleston, S.C., features Coupe ’92, fellow filmmakers on ‘Warrior Road’

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 4:35 pm

ABC News 4 in Charleston, S.C., describes the start of Doug Coupe ’92, Brad Jayne and Rob Gorman’s journey to create the film "Warrior Road. "

From reels to steel, Midsummer Lakeside Concerts are sure to please

Tuesday, July 10, 2012 4:29 pm

The Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series opens with Boghat, a Maine trio that performs Irish dance music with a contemporary twist, at 6 p.m. July 12 by Lake Andrews

Rennie Harris and Puremovement open 2012 Bates Dance Festival

Thursday, July 5, 2012 9:16 am

Rennie Harris, proclaimed "hip hop's grandmaster" by Dance Magazine, returns to Bates with his company, Puremovement, to launch the Bates Dance Festival and present some greatest hits.

First day of school: President Clayton Spencer

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 8:58 am

Clayton Spencer, Bates' eighth president, began her first week in office with a couple of different kinds of greetings.

Bates achieves record 55 percent alumni giving participation in 2012

Sunday, July 1, 2012 10:38 am

As of midnight on June 30, 53 percent of alumni had made gifts to the Bates Fund — and the gifts keep rolling in.

‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

Friday, June 29, 2012 9:40 am

The 12th annual Clean Sweep sale raised a record $21,223 that will be divided among participating nonprofit organizations.

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