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In a brief but broad-ranging interview with The Christian Science Monitor, Bates College President Donald W. Harward discusses the particular value of a liberal arts education and the linking of academic rigor with service to community.
The opening ceremony for the “Where’s Rumford” photographic exhibit will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, 70 Campus Ave. The exhibit is open to the public free of charge.
The 2000-01 Bates College Concert Series continues with the world-renowned Musicians from Marlboro. The touring extension of the famed Marlboro Music School and Festival in Vermont will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26, at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The performance is part of the college’s six-concert series of classical, jazz and world music that runs through March 29. Tickets are $12 for general admission and $8 for students or seniors, and can be reserved by calling 207-786-6252.
Bates College has received a $1.5-million gift from 1953 Bates graduate James L. Moody Jr., chair of the Board of Fellows at Bates and retired CEO and chairman of Hannaford Bros. Co., announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College.
Photographer and poet Marc Yves Regis I will lecture at the opening of his exhibit, “Mississippi & Haiti: Two Peoples’ Struggle to Survive Social Injustices” at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 12, in the lower gallery of the Museum of Art at Bates College, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.
Victoria Wyeth, granddaughter of famed painter Andrew Wyeth and guest curator of the “Andrew Wyeth: Her Room” exhibit at Bates College, will discuss his work and the exhibit at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13 and 20, and Sunday, Jan. 14 and 21, in the Bates College Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center.
Many of us talk to our computers, but Sameer Raj Maskey, a junior physics and math double major at Bates College, is working to make his talk back in various languages. Maskey, a native of Nepal, is finishing work on the first ever text-to-speech software for the Nepali language, which will allow a computer to “speak” typed Nepali text.
Victoria Wyeth, granddaughter of famed painter Andrew Wyeth and guest curator of the “Andrew Wyeth: Her Room” exhibit at Bates College, will discuss his work and the exhibit at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, and Sunday, Dec. 10, in the Bates College Museum of Art, Olin Arts Center.
Bates College continues its Noonday Concert series with a student performance of experimental music from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall on Russell Street. The performance will feature several unconventional compositions, including Lou Harrison’s “Threnody for Carlos Chavez” for viola and Indonesian gamelan.
The 2000–01 Bates College Concert Series continues with the internationally acclaimed Kalichstein–Laredo–Robinson Trio performing at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The performance is part of the college’s six-concert program of classical, jazz and world music that runs through March 29. Tickets are $12 for general admission and $8 for students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased by calling 207-786-6252.