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April 4, 2011 2:45 pm

Student endeavors shine brightly at 10th annual Mount David Summit

As happens every year, the Mount David Summit made a beehive of Pettengill Hall.


April 1, 2011 10:43 am

Update: Bates storm-related cancellations

The Bates College Choir concert slated for Friday, April 1, has been canceled due to weather, the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall has announced.


March 28, 2011 2:41 pm

Storytelling approach to teaching science gets results for Kroepsch recipient

Praised by students for her creativity and clarity in conveying the complex technical and moral aspects of neuroscience, Assistant Professor of Psychology Nancy Koven is one of this year’s two recipients of the Bates College award for superior teaching.


March 28, 2011 2:24 pm

Current, former students honor Koven, Pieck for excellent teaching

Sonja Pieck, assistant professor of environmental studies at Bates, and Nancy Koven, assistant professor of psychology, are this year’s recipients of the Bates award for superior teaching. They are co-winners of the Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.


March 22, 2011 10:06 am

Campus Construction Update: March 22, 2011

Flooded ceilings seem to be a theme in this week’s Campus Construction Update.


March 22, 2011 9:53 am

Campus Construction Update, March 22: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

If a contractor told us that it was time to flood our ceiling, we would take exception. For one thing, it would make a big mess. For another, we can flood our own ceiling, thank you, and often have.


March 22, 2011 8:53 am

Campus Construction Update, March 22, 2011: College Chapel

Three years shy of its 100th birthday, the Bates College Chapel will be the object of a new construction project this year — starting next week, in fact. For the next nine months, workers will be replacing the venerable building’s slate roof and tending to the turrets at each corner.


March 16, 2011 4:37 pm

Known as a center for dance, Bates leaps forward with creation of dance major

Home of both the renowned Bates Dance Festival and a well-regarded academic-year dance program, Bates College this fall will begin to offer Maine’s first major focused solely on dance.


March 16, 2011 10:10 am

Learned Ladies continues through weekend

The Bates theater department production of Molière’s 1672 satire The Learned Ladies continues through March 20, with performances at 7:30…


March 16, 2011 9:57 am

Orchestra concert raises funds for quake-ravaged Japanese town

Hiroya Miura, conductor of the Bates College Orchestra and a native of Japan, has announced that the orchestra’s March 19…