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Monday

November 10, 2014 9:23 am

Work by guest artists from around the U.S. featured in Fall Dance Concert

Work by guest artists from around the U.S. featured in Fall Dance Concert

Known for testing both the social implications and the physical limits of moving bodies, Dante Brown|Warehouse Dance are among the performers in Bates College’s annual Fall Dance Concert, with performances Nov. 15-17.

Monday

November 10, 2014 9:15 am

Gamelan, Momenta Quartet collaboration focuses on Western composers

Gamelan, Momenta Quartet collaboration focuses on Western composers

Known for its dedication to music by contemporary composers and from cultures underrepresented in mainstream repertory, the Momenta Quartet joins the Bates College Gamelan Ensemble on Nov. 14.

Friday

November 7, 2014 12:00 pm

Multimedia: Homecoming 2014 gave the Bobcat faithful something to cheer about

Multimedia: Homecoming 2014 gave the Bobcat faithful something to cheer about

“Why not grow young once more in contact with the undergraduates?” wrote Harry Rowe, Class of 1912, when he invited alumni to attend the very first Homecoming, back in 1920. That’s still a good definition of Homecoming.

Thursday

November 6, 2014 11:01 am

Top L.L.Bean, Seattle Chocolates executives to discuss purposeful work

Top L.L.Bean, Seattle Chocolates executives to discuss purposeful work

In the latest in a series of Bates College events exploring purposeful work, the CEO of Seattle Chocolates and the CMO for retailer L.L.Bean discuss their experiences on Nov. 10.

Wednesday

November 5, 2014 11:50 am

Upcoming concerts feature renowned pianist Glazer, Bates orchestra

Upcoming concerts feature renowned pianist Glazer, Bates orchestra

With composers Franz Schubert and Joseph Haydn in common, back-to-back concerts at Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall feature renowned pianist Frank Glazer and the Bates College Orchestra.

Monday

November 3, 2014 3:18 pm

Bates to explore ‘transformative power of difference’ at TEDx event

Bates to explore ‘transformative power of difference’ at TEDx event

Inspired by a phrase from the Bates mission statement, eight students will address the concept of the “transformative power of our differences” in a TED-style event on Nov. 8.

Friday

October 31, 2014 3:44 pm

Marcus Bruce ’77, Mays Distinguished Professor, looks at Du Bois and the Paris Exposition

Marcus Bruce ’77, Mays Distinguished Professor, looks at Du Bois and the Paris Exposition

Marcus Bruce ’77 gives a lecture titled “The Ambassadors: W.E.B. Du Bois, The Paris Exposition of 1900 and African American Culture” on Nov. 5.

Friday

October 31, 2014 11:00 am

Set to debut Nov. 3, the remodel of bates.edu was driven by mobile

Set to debut Nov. 3, the remodel of bates.edu was driven by mobile

The major changes, including a homepage redesign, are all about making a website that’s easier to use and thus more valuable.

Thursday

October 30, 2014 4:19 pm

Bates to build rowing boathouse on the Androscoggin River

Bates to build rowing boathouse on the Androscoggin River

“The goal at Bates is to deliver the best possible liberal arts experience for our students,” President Spencer says, “and athletics is integral to this experience.”

Wednesday

October 29, 2014 10:00 am

Vice President for Information and Library Services Eugene Wiemers to retire

Vice President for Information and Library Services Eugene Wiemers to retire

Wiemers built an “integrated library and information services organization [that is] regarded as a national model among liberal arts colleges,” said President Spencer.