News Archives

Thursday

May 2, 2013 12:00 pm

Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

In her thesis, Taryn O’Connell ’13 examines strategies used to reach different social classes in Lewiston during a landmark pollution debate.

Tuesday

April 30, 2013 2:00 pm

College Night in Town returns May 1

College Night in Town returns May 1

The event offers all area college students an opportunity to get better acquainted with dining, entertainment and shopping options in Lewiston and Auburn.

Friday

April 26, 2013 4:18 pm

Noted photographer Chester Higgins Jr. to offer presentation

Noted photographer Chester Higgins Jr. to offer presentation

Chester Higgins Jr., a photographer for the New York Times whose images have appeared in exhibitions all over the world, visits Bates to give a talk titled Dancing with My Spirit on May 1.

Friday

April 26, 2013 11:01 am

Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Maine Campus Compact will honor two members of the Bates community for their commitment to public involvement.

Tuesday

April 23, 2013 3:00 pm

2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg

2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg

The honorary degree candidates “show us how the values that define the Bates experience can shape, and take shape in, the world,” said President Spencer.

Monday

April 22, 2013 12:36 pm

Parker Quartet violinist Daniel Chong joins Bates pianist Frank Glazer in concert

Parker Quartet violinist Daniel Chong joins Bates pianist Frank Glazer in concert

Bates presents Parker Quartet violinist Daniel Chong and Bates pianist Frank Glazer in concert Apr. 26.

Thursday

April 18, 2013 3:39 pm

Three Bates students receive Davis Projects for Peace awards

Three Bates students receive Davis Projects for Peace awards

Initiatives to foster Mideast dialogue and nurture collaborative conversations in Myanmar have garnered Davis Project for Peace awards for three students.

Wednesday

April 17, 2013 2:43 pm

Marcus ’82 offers first-hand accounts of Boston Marathon bombings and aftermath for Esquire

Marcus ’82 offers first-hand accounts of Boston Marathon bombings and aftermath for Esquire

Jon Marcus ’82 describes solidarity and resolve in the aftermath of the April 15 bombings.

Tuesday

April 16, 2013 1:52 pm

Bates leads the pack in March Mania competition

Bates leads the pack in March Mania competition

Spurred by the mantra “Beat Colby,” Bates’ young alumni have secured their first March Mania victory in the challenge’s four-year history.

Monday

April 15, 2013 1:18 pm

Audio Slide Show: ‘Creative and Physical’ — Travis Jones’ pursuit of aerial arts and athletics

Audio Slide Show: ‘Creative and Physical’ — Travis Jones’ pursuit of aerial arts and athletics

Travis Jones ’13, a double major in art and visual culture, and theater, with a minor in dance and a…