Stories from May 2013
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.

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'"?

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.

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.

“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.

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.

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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