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Monday

April 8, 2013 1:57 pm

Thanks to Watson Fellowship, Norrmén-Smith ’13 will research perceptions of stroke in Africa, Asia

Thanks to Watson Fellowship, Norrmén-Smith ’13 will research perceptions of stroke in Africa, Asia

A 2013 Watson Fellowship will make it possible for a Bates alumna to spend a year in Africa and Asia researching cultural perceptions of one of humankind’s leading causes of death and disability.

Monday

April 8, 2013 10:52 am

Immodest proposals: Students offer tips for fellowship success

Immodest proposals: Students offer tips for fellowship success

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

Friday

April 5, 2013 1:23 pm

Yarn bomb is a different kind of benchwarmer

Yarn bomb is a different kind of benchwarmer

Julia Foxworth ’13 of New York City, at right, spent much of April 5 “bombing” a bench on Alumni Walk — yarn bombing, that is.

Thursday

April 4, 2013 12:00 pm

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

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

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

Wednesday

April 3, 2013 8:16 am

Runner, Ugandan villagers create race to dreams

Runner, Ugandan villagers create race to dreams

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

Tuesday

April 2, 2013 4:39 pm

China: State of the culture, culture of the state

China: State of the culture, culture of the state

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

Tuesday

April 2, 2013 12:29 pm

In separate concerts, Olin Arts Alive presents Czech string quartet, Slavic-funk-jazz band

In separate concerts, Olin Arts Alive presents Czech string quartet, Slavic-funk-jazz band

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.

Tuesday

April 2, 2013 11:00 am

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

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

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

Monday

April 1, 2013 6:01 pm

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

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

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.

Thursday

March 28, 2013 10:46 am

Bates announces lowest fee increase since 1972

Bates announces lowest fee increase since 1972

The Bates College Board of Trustees has voted to set the fee for attendance for the academic year 2013–14 at…