Archives for "Academics"

Tuesday

March 26, 2002 3:49 pm

Longtime Maine grower and author discusses garden design

Longtime Maine grower and former Atlantic Monthly art director Terry Silber will talk about perennial garden design at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the Muskie Archives.

Wednesday

March 20, 2002 9:09 am

Concert of Javanese music to be held

Featuring a music master from Java and an American expert in gamelan music, the Bates College Javanese Gamelan Ensemble performs traditional Indonesian music at 4 p.m. Friday, April 5, in the Perry Atrium of Pettengill Hall. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information about the performance, please call 207-786-6135.

Tuesday

March 19, 2002 3:31 pm

Seniors submit and defend honors theses

“I’m going to the gym now and work off some aggression,” said Chris Mabbett ’02, one of 47 ambitious Bates seniors to submit their senior honors theses last Monday.

Thursday

March 14, 2002 9:21 am

Bates Modern Dance Company to perform

The Bates College Modern Dance Company, under the artistic direction of Marcy Plavin, presents “Idle Dreams,” a concert showcasing the talents of students, faculty and guest choreographer Tere O’Connor at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 21; at 8 p.m. Friday, March 22; at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23; and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24 in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College Street. The public is invited to attend free of charge with no reservations accepted. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information about the performances, call the Schaeffer Theatre Box Office at 207-786-6161. Please note that the program Thursday and Saturday will vary from the program on Friday and Sunday.

Tuesday

March 12, 2002 9:13 am

Environmental justice, degradation to be discussed

A historian from Colby College and two members of a farm labor coalition formed in response to harsh conditions at the former DeCoster Egg Farm offer lectures on environmental issues at Bates College on Wednesday, March 20, and Thursday, March 21. The lectures are free and open to the public.

Friday

March 8, 2002 4:23 pm

2nd District Democratic contenders debate at Bates

The Bates Democrats help launch the campaign season with a debate among the six Democratic candidates for Maine’s 2nd District congressional seat, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Avenue. The event is free and open to the public.

Friday

March 8, 2002 9:03 am

Game of Life co-author discusses impacts of college sports

James Shulman, co-author of a groundbreaking examination of college sports’ impact on higher education, discusses his findings at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College.

Friday

March 1, 2002 2:49 pm

Bates secures $400,000 Asian studies grant

Bates College has won a $400,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation to expand and enrich its Asian studies program, announced Jill N. Reich, dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs. The four-year grant will fund faculty research, the creation of new courses, travel for faculty and students, and the acquisition of library and technology resources.

Thursday

February 28, 2002 2:53 pm

Colby-Bates-Bowdoin study abroad program awarded Mellon Grant

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges a $490,000 grant to support study abroad programs. The grant will support the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin (CBB) Off-Campus Study Consortium for the next three years.

Wednesday

February 27, 2002 2:58 pm

College Choir performs Handel's Messiah

In a concert appropriate for the Easter season, the College Choir performs the sections of Handel’s oratorio Messiah dealing with Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.