News Archives

Monday

January 8, 2001 8:39 am

Victoria Wyeth to discuss Andrew Wyeth exhibit

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.

Monday

December 18, 2000 2:48 pm

Bates student writing first-ever text-to-speech synthesis program for Nepali language

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.

Tuesday

December 12, 2000 2:44 pm

Victoria Wyeth to discuss Andrew Wyeth Exhibit

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.

Wednesday

November 29, 2000 2:10 pm

Bates music students to perform

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.

Sunday

November 19, 2000 2:07 pm

Kalichstein–Laredo–Robinson Trio continues 2000–01 Bates College Concert Series

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.

Friday

November 17, 2000 2:02 pm

Bates College continues series on ecology and politics of Maine forests

Bates College concludes its nine-part series “The Ecology and Politics of Maine Forests” with two final talks in November and December. Environmental planner Joshua Royte of the Nature Conservancy will discuss “St. John River: Conservation and Management” at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College. Jennifer Melville of Trust for Public Land will discuss “Conservation Easements” at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend these 80-minute talks free of charge.

Friday

November 17, 2000 2:00 pm

Bates College Choir and Orchestra to perform

The Bates College Choir and Orchestra, conducted by Choir Director John Corrie, will perform music by Mozart, Vivaldi and Bach at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, and Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall on Russell Street.

Tuesday

November 14, 2000 1:56 pm

Lecture on Maine Woods proposal

Jym St. Pierre from the environmental group RESTORE will speak on the proposed Maine Woods National Park and Preserve from 2:40 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall on the Bates College campus.

Thursday

November 9, 2000 2:01 pm

Pamela Baker, associate professor of Biology, awarded a $970,458 grant

Associate Professor of Biology and Biological Chemistry Pamela Baker’s recent studies of periodontal disease add up to more than another warning about how important it is to brush one’s teeth.

Tuesday

November 7, 2000 1:53 pm

Bates College Orchestra to perform

The Bates College Orchestra, conducted by William Matthews, Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will perform music by Cesar Franck, Astor Piazzola and Jennifer Higdon at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall on Russell Street.