News Archives

Wednesday

August 27, 2014 8:00 am

President Spencer’s Community Letter: Fall 2014

President Spencer’s Community Letter: Fall 2014

President Clayton Spencer’s Community Letter offers her perspectives on the Bates student experience, institutional planning and progress on existing priorities….

Monday

August 25, 2014 10:18 am

Screenings, lectures expand on museum exhibition exploring jazz-art-film connections

Screenings, lectures expand on museum exhibition exploring jazz-art-film connections

The Museum of Art exhibition “Convergence: Jazz, Films and the Visual Arts” expands with films, panels and lectures beginning with a talk by the founder of Columbia University’s Center for Jazz Studies on Sept. 5.

Monday

August 18, 2014 3:26 pm

Pianists Glazer, Lopez join DaPonte quartet at Bates Aug. 20, 25

Pianists Glazer, Lopez join DaPonte quartet at Bates Aug. 20, 25

Pianists Frank Glazer and George Lopez join the DaPonte String Quartet for a two-concert festival marking the 100th anniversary of World War I.

Thursday

August 14, 2014 11:52 am

Campus Construction Update: Aug. 14, 2014

Campus Construction Update: Aug. 14, 2014

The Campus Construction Update comes to you in the giant economy size today thanks to an abundance of construction news at Bates College.

Tuesday

August 5, 2014 2:35 pm

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

Slideshow: This Month at Bates

From Seattle, Wash., to New York City’s Times Square, Bates students are participating in myriad off-campus experiences. The home front,…

Monday

August 4, 2014 1:16 pm

Bates Dance Festival presents ‘Different Voices’

Bates Dance Festival presents ‘Different Voices’

The 2014 Bates Dance Festival draws to a close with five performances, including two “Different Voices” concerts that showcase a grand diversity of styles and perspectives from young international choreographers.

Friday

July 25, 2014 2:31 pm

Bates Dance Festival to feature dance from South Africa, China; music from all over

Bates Dance Festival to feature dance from South Africa, China; music from all over

Coming up at the Bates Dance Festival are the popular Musicians’ Concert and a pair of performances exploring changing times in South Africa and China.

Monday

July 21, 2014 12:37 pm

Punk, indie, folk-rock drive Dorfman Dance in ‘Come, and Back Again’

Punk, indie, folk-rock drive Dorfman Dance in ‘Come, and Back Again’

David Dorfman Dance examines the 1990s underground music scene in “Come, and Back Again” in Bates Dance Festival performances on July 25-26.

Tuesday

July 15, 2014 12:18 pm

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor Emerita of History, dies at age 78

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor Emerita of History, dies at age 78

A witty and exacting teacher and scholar who broadened the college’s curricular offerings in history and Asian studies, Hirai died July 14.

Tuesday

July 15, 2014 8:00 am

Gifts to Bates surge 33 percent in 2014, topping $16 million

Gifts to Bates surge 33 percent in 2014, topping $16 million

“We have ambitious goals for Bates, and I am inspired by this outpouring of support from the college community,” said President Clayton Spencer.