Posts from 2013
Maine magazine profiles President Clayton Spencer

Friday, May 3, 2013 3:44 pm

In the April issue of Maine Magazine, President Clayton Spencer talks about her love affair with Maine and her philosophy of "shared enterprise."

The Hot Club of San Francisco. Photograph by Lenny Gonzalez.
French-Gypsy swing band, star jazz guitarist bound for Bates

Friday, May 3, 2013 10:25 am

The Olin Arts Center Concert Hall is the setting for two don't-miss jazz performances in May.

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BatesDowntown presents an evening of Americana

Friday, May 3, 2013 10:15 am

The BatesDowntown concert series presents an evening of American roots music by the Seth Warner Trio and the duo Day for Night on May 11.

Eric McDonald and Katie McNally. Photograph by J. Michael McNally.
Rescheduled Bates College Folk Music Festival takes place May 9-11

Friday, May 3, 2013 9:37 am

The third annual Bates College Folk Music Festival presents three days of contradancing, workshops and performances beginning May 9.

Jon Pelz '16 (right) and his twin brother Chris Pelz '16 practice golfing with foam golf balls on the Historic Quad. (Mike Bradley/Bates College)
Slide Show: This Month at Bates

Thursday, May 2, 2013 12:18 pm

Enjoy a monthly slide show of images that features the vitality of life on the Bates campus in Lewiston, Maine.

For her senior thesis in environmental studies, Taryn O’Connell ‘13 investigated a debate about Androscoggin River pollution that took place in Lewiston in the 1950s. Photograph by Hank Schless '13.
Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

Thursday, May 2, 2013 12:00 pm

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

A Bates crowd at the Courthouse Plaza on Lisbon Street listens to the all-college a cappella performance that concluded the 2012 "College Night in Town." Photograph by Michael Pasek '12.
College Night in Town returns May 1

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 2:00 pm

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

Chester Higgins Jr. Photograph by Sanviki Chapman.
Noted photographer Chester Higgins Jr. to offer presentation

Friday, April 26, 2013 4:18 pm

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.

Professor of Sociology Emily Kane. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Maine Campus Compact honors two for civic involvement

Friday, April 26, 2013 11:01 am

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

Bates expects to award bachelor's degree to approximately 450 students, representing 35 U.S. states and 28 countries, on May 26. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
2013 Commencement honorary degrees announced; address by Stonyfield Farm’s Gary Hirshberg

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 3:00 pm

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.

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