December 18, 2000 2:48 pm
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.
December 12, 2000 2:44 pm
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.
November 29, 2000 2:10 pm
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.
November 19, 2000 2:07 pm
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.
November 17, 2000 2:02 pm
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.
November 17, 2000 2:00 pm
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.
November 14, 2000 1:56 pm
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.
November 9, 2000 2:01 pm
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.
November 7, 2000 1:53 pm
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.
November 7, 2000 1:50 pm
Bates College continues its Noonday Concert series with a selection of programs in November. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the college’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall on Russell Street.