Posts from 2013
Shown at center, Colleen Fitzgerald performs her senior thesis piece in dance on Dec. 6 and 7. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Events at Bates: Dec. 2-20, updated

Saturday, November 23, 2013 10:20 am

Hello from Bates! Here's an updated list of public events at the college for the period Dec. 2-20, 2013.

From left, Kahea Mueller '15, Linnea Brotz '15 and Singha Hon '14 work on their group design for the Trashion Show. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
From blue bin to Beyoncé, 2013 Trashion Show is a sensation

Friday, November 22, 2013 3:21 pm

Pitting students, staff and other Bates folks against one another in a friendly quest to make recycling fashion-forward, the Trashion Show takes place every year before November break.

Shown at center, Colleen Fitzgerald performs her senior thesis piece in dance on Dec. 6 and 7. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Events at Bates: Dec. 2-20

Friday, November 22, 2013 9:14 am

Hello from Bates! Here’s a list of public events at the college for the period Dec. 2–20, 2013.

President John Kennedy and Jacqueline Kennedy ride with Texas Gov. John Connally and Nellie Connally in the presidential motorcade on Nov. 22, 1963.
(Victor Hugo King / Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division)
After JFK’s assassination, The Bates Student reflects a grieving community

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 5:21 pm

Essays, articles and poems in The Bates Student captured emotions and innocence.

Bates neuroscientist Jason Castro. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
What I mean when I say: ‘Space’

Monday, November 18, 2013 9:17 am

What does "space" mean to a neuroscientist?

A "Traveling Disposables Project" image for the Red theme. (Courtesy of the Bates Photo Club)
Hidden, wild, red, space: Photo Club project affords new perspectives on campus

Friday, November 15, 2013 2:48 pm

Intrigued by art that is traveling, collaborative and anonymous, the Photo Club purchased Fuji disposable cameras and turned them loose on campus.

The College Key's Distinguished Alumnus in Residence, Winfield Brown '89 meets with students to discuss careers in healthcare during a campus visit on Nov. 12. Photo by Sarah Crosby/Bates College.
U.S. healthcare “at a tipping point,” says Heywood Hospital chief Winfield Brown ’89

Friday, November 15, 2013 8:36 am

Well-timed against the failed launch of the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchange website, Brown put a fine point on the economic forces influencing healthcare today.

Frieda Esther Lopatka, grandmother of Rachel Baumann.
Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 8:08 am

Rachel Baumann discusses her grandparents' travails during the Holocaust, and offers insights into wartime history and the roles of humanity and faith, on Nov. 15.

Brooke O'Harra, assistant professor of theater, depicted outdoors by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
Bates welcomes new faculty: Brooke O’Harra, theater

Monday, November 11, 2013 10:27 am

At Bates, a college that prepares students for global citizenship, training as an actor is highly valuable, says Brooke O'Harra, assistant professor of theater. Students of acting "have to start to understand how they exist in the world, how they function in relation to others."

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Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

Friday, November 8, 2013 3:34 pm

The Bates College lecture series "Byzantium and Islam: Art, Poetry and Sound at the Crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea" resumes Nov. 14.

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