Posts by Doug Hubley
An interesting note from Elizabeth Durand ’76: “I was glad to read…
Admirers of 95-year-old pianist Frank Glazer will be treated to a double…
Along with the spring crocuses, spray-painted lines, pastel plastic tape and little yellow flags dotted the soil this week to herald a season of new growth. But these manmade blossoms portend not the awakening of verdant nature but instead Bates’ latest major construction project. And the impending renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls became much more noticeable March 24 as workers started closing off their work site behind a chain-link fence.
For years, Bates has offered free subscriptions to “Bates Invites You,” a printed schedule of public events at Bates. Every month from September through May, the college has mailed and dropped off thousands of copies of the schedule. But this spring, driven audience preference and the need to trim costs and reduce its use of natural resources, the college will significantly reduce the number of schedules it prints and mails.
Time Magazine names video artist Kate Gilmore ’97 one of three “artists to watch” in its coverage of the Whitney Biennial, along with photographer Nina Berman and painter Lesley Vance.
Conducted by Hiroya Miura, the Bates College Orchestra performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 20, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission is free, but tickets are required. For more information contact 207-786-6135 or this firstname.lastname@example.org.
Burning biomass to provide the Bates College campus with heat and some electricity is key to the college’s new Climate Action Plan, which anticipates carbon neutrality across the Bates enterprise by 2020.
“Can we keep the faith when our dreams are imperfectly realized? I hope that we can.”
Monday was an especially fitting day for this question posed by historian Barbara Savage as she concluded her keynote speech for Bates’ Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances.
Here is a preview of public events for January 2010. Click “Print…
Thanks to National Science Foundation funding awarded this fall, environmental studies professor Holly Ewing and collaborators from Dartmouth and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies are investigating lake eutrophication and especially the role of a particular cyanobacterium.