Stories from April 2013
Students discuss the challenges and tactics of writing fellowship proposals at the Mount David Summit on March 29, 2013.
Immodest proposals: Students offer tips for fellowship success

Monday, April 8, 2013 10:52 am

At Mount David Summit, students shared their strategies for writing successful graduate fellowship proposals.

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Yarn bomb is a different kind of benchwarmer

Friday, April 5, 2013 1:23 pm

Julia Foxworth '13 of New York City, at right, spent much of April 5 "bombing" a bench on Alumni Walk -- yarn bombing, that is.

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Ancient Greek and Latin fill stage and screen at Mount David Summit

Thursday, April 4, 2013 12:00 pm

Greek and Latin students perform Plautus’ comedy Captivi and show a video of Euripedes’ tragedy Bacchae.

Devin Tatro '14 with some of the competitors in the first Kapchowra Kids Race, held Dec. 1, 2012 in Kapchowra, Uganda.
Runner, Ugandan villagers create race to dreams

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 8:16 am

Devin Tatro got a study-abroad experience that let her combine her academic and extracurricular interests — and encourage children to pursue their goals.

Clay Baldo '13 explains a Chinese political poster during the Mount David Summit. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College College.
China: State of the culture, culture of the state

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 4:39 pm

Three senior thesis projects presented during the Mount David Summit illustrated intriguing examples of the state role in Chinese culture.

Slavic Soul Party! plays at Bates on April 6.
In separate concerts, Olin Arts Alive presents Czech string quartet, Slavic-funk-jazz band

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 12:29 pm

Demonstrating the diversity and vitality of the arts at Bates, the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall presents two very concerts, by the Bennewitz Quartet and by Slavic Soul Party!, on April 6.

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Audio: Seniors read creative writing — a bizarre bus ride, bomb-littered Hawaiian island and beloved poet

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 11:00 am

At Mount David Summit, six Bates seniors read poems and poetry from their senior theses in creative writing.

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Video: Rabble and royalty, medieval Londoners visit the 2013 Mount David Summit

Monday, April 1, 2013 6:01 pm

Students in the junior-senior English seminar "Medieval London" assumed the identities of medieval Londoners at Mount David Summit. The Plague made a cameo appearance, too.

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