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Monday

October 31, 2011 5:18 pm

Open to the World: Differences do transform, students of faith agree

Open to the World: Differences do transform, students of faith agree

In Austin, Texas, Rose Levy-Rubinett ’12 grew up in a household where family history and Judaism were fused into a…

Tuesday

October 11, 2011 2:54 pm

Physicist Childress among 'spin doctors' making quantum discovery

While physicists have been able for decades to measure the spin state of a single atom in a vacuum, previous techniques for measuring the spin of a single electron or nucleus in a solid state disturb surrounding spins. Now researchers including Lilian Childress, assistant professor of physics at Bates, have developed a way to measure spin that avoids this problem.

Monday

October 10, 2011 1:18 pm

Video: Olin Arts Center’s 25th

Video: Olin Arts Center’s 25th

On an October day that could have passed for August, Bates marked the 25th anniversary of its Olin Arts Center with a family arts festival. And while the attractions included a marching band, popcorn, balloon animals and juggling, the festivity was much more than just another day at the circus. The headliners, avant-garde marching band Asphalt Orchestra and the New Vaudeville act Two, managed both to honor the long traditions they represent and to show them in a new light.

Friday

October 7, 2011 10:56 am

U.S. Sen. George Mitchell among speakers for weeklong ‘Unbounded Learning’

U.S. Sen. George Mitchell among speakers for weeklong ‘Unbounded Learning’

George Mitchell, the former U.S. senator delivers the keynote address during a weeklong celebration of international and interdisciplinary education at Bates

Friday

October 7, 2011 10:49 am

About the 'Open to the World' speakers

More about “Bates Unbounded: Open to the World” speakers Gary Hirshberg, Paul Marks ’83 and U.S. Sen. George Mitchell.

Thursday

September 15, 2011 10:44 am

Events schedule: September 2011, revised

Hello from Bates! Here’s an refreshed preview of public events at the college Sept. 15-30, 2011. This schedule includes events added since the first September edition, and corrections and updates to the earlier edition.

Friday

September 9, 2011 3:28 pm

McCann '77, Raths '96 and Rossello join Board of Trustees

Bates President Nancy J. Cable has announced that the Bates Board of Trustees recently elected three new members.

Thursday

September 8, 2011 4:53 pm

'Persistence' was the secret for international students delayed by Irene

One in four of the international students coming to Bates experienced some sort of delay due to Hurricane Irene, estimated…

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 3:59 pm

Don’t be ruled by social constructs, ‘Winning’ author tells Convocation audience

“Become a sociologist of conscience, or perhaps an archeologist of culture,” the Bates College Class of 2015 was told as the new academic year began — in other words, this is your time to understand, and redefine, the social norms that guide us through life.

Tuesday

September 6, 2011 11:09 am

Orientation is a way to make yourself at home

The day started out wet, but the rain was giving way to a gentle warmth as Josh Quint ’14 moved into a ground-floor double in Parker Hall.