Stories from May 2013
The performers in Headlong Dance Theater's "Avalanche," from left: Carol Dilley and Michael Reidy, of Bates College; Todd Coulter, Colby College; Rachel Boggia, Bates; and Annie Kloppenberg, Colby. Photograph by Andrew Simonet/Headlong Dance Theater.
Faculty to perform Headlong Dance Theater piece in Portland

Thursday, May 23, 2013 2:46 pm

Faculty from Bates and Colby colleges perform the Maine premiere of a piece by Philadelphia's Headlong Dance Theater on May 28-29.

Darby Ray
Sun Journal offers Q-and-A with Harward Center’s Darby Ray

Thursday, May 23, 2013 9:48 am

Ray is asked, "If you were a student, what project through the Harward Center makes you think, 'I'd be all over that'"?

Jonathan Adler '00, seen here talking with Kati Vecsey of the theater department during his lecture at Bates in 2008.
Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 3:32 pm

Under the headline “Negative Emotions are Key to Well-Being,” Scientific American writer...

Sunday Telegram profiles Metropolis Ensemble founder Andrew Cyr ’96

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 2:33 pm

With Metropolis Ensemble, Andrew Cyr is meeting his goals of attracting nontraditional classical audiences and giving young classical music composers a chance.

Boston Spirit Magazine blog profiles On the Town actor John Ambrosino ’01

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 2:15 pm

Ambrosino has a lead role in the production of On the Town at Boston's Lyric Stage, May 10 to June 8.

With the exception of Hakimah Abdul-Fattah and Cameron Sheldon, who were abroad, the 2013 Fulbright grant recipients attended a May 13 reception at the home of Bates President Clayton Spencer. From left: Catherine Tuttle, Libby Egan, Tara Prasad, Marisa Mohrer, Spencer, Valerie Jarvis, Hansen Johnson, Nora Flanagan, Taryn O'Connell. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates produces its largest-ever number of Fulbright grant recipients

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 3:04 pm

Known as a top producer of students receiving Fulbright U.S. Student Grants, Bates will graduate 10 such students -- a record number for the college.

Al Filreis, a Bates parent who holds several teaching positions at the University of Pennsylvania, was this year's featured speaker for Bates' annual May Conference on teaching techniques.
“MOOC” master discusses new teaching approach with Bates faculty

Monday, May 20, 2013 9:40 pm

Professor Al Filreis of the University of Pennsylvania spoke about his belief that massively open online courses (MOOCs) can bring the humanities to the masses — and his belief that the kinds of courses Bates offers cannot and should not be replaced.

The Bobcat looks forward to May 15, when Bates seeks 555 additional alumni donors to the Bates Fund in one day. Photo by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College
Alumni make May 15 a “great day”

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 3:00 pm

Bates reaches 599 new alumni donors to the Bates Fund in one day.

Matthew Auer, Indiana University honors dean, named Bates College vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty

Monday, May 13, 2013 12:00 pm

A leading scholar and globally engaged expert, Auer is also a dynamic and effective academic leader, said Bates President Clayton Spencer.

Choreographer and dancer Erin Gottwald '98 confers with rapper, writer, actor and director Postell Pringle '98. The classmates are on campus to lead longstanding Short Term unit "Tour Teach Perform," in which students create a dance piece and teach it to pupils in local schools. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Video: Classmates Pringle, Gottwald return to develop ‘Tour, Teach, Perform’ piece

Friday, May 10, 2013 9:50 am

Choreographer and dancer Erin Gottwald ’98 joins rapper, writer, actor and director Postell Pringle ’98 to lead longstanding Short Term unit “Tour Teach Perform."

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