Posts from March 2013
Verhave photographed this photomural, “Judgment of Paris,” which recalls The Last Supper to reference the famous 1976 French wine tasting won by California wines, and was created with Diller Scofidio + Renfro, for the exhibition How Wine Became Modern: Design + Wine 1976 to Now, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Photograph by Alexander Verhave '05.
Alumni photographers Heffernan, Strada and Verhave share their vision

Sunday, March 10, 2013 12:09 pm

Not every photographer has a vision. Not every photographer has a muse, or listens to one.

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Amusements: Carnegie’s half horse, book recommendations from faculty and staff

Sunday, March 10, 2013 11:40 am

Fun, cleverness and wit from the Amusements section of Bates Magazine Winter 2013

Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen
The Beachhead in North Carolina: Nathaniel Boone ’52 and the Montford Point Marines

Sunday, March 10, 2013 11:34 am

A medal honors men like Nathaniel Boone ’52 for breaking the Marine corps color line

Illustration by David Wilgus and Mervil Paylor
Chapel to Lewiston: Hello!

Sunday, March 10, 2013 11:21 am

The location of the Bates Chapel, now named for Peter J. Gomes ’65, illuminates the college’s historical relationship with Lewiston and how the absence of buildings is just as important as their presence.

Clayton Spencer shows off the presidential collar following her installation as the college’s eighth president. 
Photograph by Mike Bradley
Spencer’s inaugural address: where Bates stands, how the college can move forward, while staying true to itself

Sunday, March 10, 2013 10:51 am

Citing Benjamin Mays ’20 as both metaphor and guide, Clayton Spencer’s inaugural address frames the challenges facing Bates and suggests why the college is fully equipped to move forward

At the apogee of an upswing, Jones is poised to catch the next student flying his way at the South Street Seaport location of the Trapeze School New York. 
Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen
The trapeze gives flight to Travis Jones’ senior theses in theater and art

Sunday, March 10, 2013 10:37 am

The trapeze gives flight to Travis Jones’ two senior theses, in theater and in art

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Audio Slide Show: Alpine skiers — ‘Race like you train, and train like you race’

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 5:50 pm

Members of the Bates women's alpine ski team discuss coming together as Bobcat teammates in the world of competitive skiing.

At Bates College's 2012 Inside Africa Fashion Show, sophomore Nerissa Brobbey models a Togolese boubou dress with matching head scarf. At right, Gulaid Abdullahi wears a traditional ma'awis and kofia hat. Photograph by Simone Schriger '14/Bates College.
Inside Africa Fashion Show explores traditional fashions, Africa’s worldwide influence

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 1:10 pm

Reflecting the influence of African fashion abroad as well as the diversity of the continent's apparel, the second annual Inside Africa Fashion Show takes place March 15.

Visiting Assistant Professor of English Matteo Pangallo '03 directs "The Swaggering Damsel." Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Pangallo ’03 directs 17th-century comedy ‘Swaggering Damsel’

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 12:10 pm

"The Swaggering Damsel," a 17th-century comedy, appears in Bates College performances on Thursday through Sunday, March 21-24.

First-years XX XX and XX XX react to panelists at Beyond Intellectual Profit, a symposium on navigating diversity in the workplace. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Local alumni share how Bates prepared them for the workplace

Monday, March 4, 2013 12:35 pm

Four alumni panelists discuss the connections between the classroom and their careers.

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