Archives for "Academics"

Thursday

September 4, 2014 8:00 am

Video: Lewiston children’s poetry inspires thesis music by Catherine Strauch ’14

Video: Lewiston children’s poetry inspires thesis music by Catherine Strauch ’14

For her senior thesis, Strauch collaborated with Lewiston students to produce music inspired by their original poetry.

Tuesday

September 2, 2014 4:25 pm

‘Your job is to discover and learn,’ Convocation speaker Matt Auer tells Class of 2018

‘Your job is to discover and learn,’ Convocation speaker Matt Auer tells Class of 2018

Likening the Bates experience to a voyage of discovery, Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer’s 2014 Convocation address was the centerpiece of the midday ceremony.

Friday

August 29, 2014 2:28 pm

For dance majors, Bates Dance Festival is a chance to visit the dream

For dance majors, Bates Dance Festival is a chance to visit the dream

What do Bates dance majors gain by training at the Bates Dance Festival?

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.

Friday

August 22, 2014 11:00 am

Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman

Ozzie Jones ’92 seeks ‘truth of the words’ in directing all-black Death of a Salesman

How did Jones make the play feel like “a black play written by a black writer for a black audience”?

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.

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.

Wednesday

July 23, 2014 3:38 pm

Biomedical research at Bates gets $459K boost from INBRE

Biomedical research at Bates gets $459K boost from INBRE

Thanks to funding from a partnership of institutions in Maine, Bates will receive more than $459,000 this year to support biomedical research.

Tuesday

July 22, 2014 2:08 pm

New book by sociologist Duina studies American view of life transitions

New book by sociologist Duina studies American view of life transitions

Known for a study of the American focus on winning, Bates sociologist Francesco Duina views the emotional landscape from a different perspective in his new book.