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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.

Tuesday

October 28, 2014 2:42 pm

Keys to effective thinking on tap in Sampson Lecture

Keys to effective thinking on tap in Sampson Lecture

Michael Starbird, a mathematician who has given hundreds of lectures and dozens of workshops on effective teaching and effective thinking, offers a lecture on effective thinking on Oct. 30.

Monday

October 27, 2014 4:29 pm

You’ll love it! Campus Consciousness Tour brings Icona Pop to Bates

You’ll love it! Campus Consciousness Tour brings Icona Pop to Bates

As part of a environmental consciousness-raising tour, Icona Pop, the Swedish pop duo known for the smash hit “I Love It” is bound for a Bates College performance on Nov. 1.

Friday

October 24, 2014 12:00 pm

Slideshow: Purposeful Work (and play) at this year’s Parents & Family Weekend

Slideshow: Purposeful Work (and play) at this year’s Parents & Family Weekend

This year’s Parents & Family Weekend welcomed a record 1,800 guests, who got up to speed on Bates doings, including the Purposeful Work Initiative

Thursday

October 23, 2014 4:24 pm

President and Dean of Students meet with students about changes in student life

President and Dean of Students meet with students about changes in student life

Bates President Clayton Spencer and Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students Joshua McIntosh met in an open…