Archives for "Academics"

Wednesday

January 21, 2015 3:44 pm

Museum of Art show explores dialogue between makers of sculpture, works on paper

Museum of Art show explores dialogue between makers of sculpture, works on paper

The artists featured in the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition “Back and Forth: The Collaborative Works of Dawn Clements and Marc Leuthold” discuss their collaborative process on Feb. 6.

Tuesday

January 20, 2015 10:19 am

A.J. Johnson leads jazz trio featuring brass, cello, reeds on Jan. 23

A.J. Johnson leads jazz trio featuring brass, cello, reeds on Jan. 23

Jazz musician and Bates College faculty member A.J. Johnson presents his Love Unlimited Trio in performance on Jan. 23.

Thursday

January 15, 2015 3:38 pm

New confocal microscope is a ‘future-proof’ game-changer

New confocal microscope is a ‘future-proof’ game-changer

Bates College is now home to a state-of-the-art confocal microscope, only the second of its kind in the state, that professors call a “game-changer” for student learning and faculty research.

Tuesday

January 13, 2015 12:40 pm

Frank Glazer, pianist of international renown and longtime Bates artist in residence, dies at age 99

Frank Glazer, pianist of international renown and longtime Bates artist in residence, dies at age 99

A pianist internationally known for his artistry and dedication, beloved for his generosity and celebrated for his artistic longevity, Frank Glazer died Jan. 13.

Wednesday

December 10, 2014 1:29 pm

Bates debate, ranked ninth in the U.S., looks ahead to Worlds in January

Bates debate, ranked ninth in the U.S., looks ahead to Worlds in January

The legendary Brooks Quimby Debate Council will send three teams to Malaysia in January to compete at the World Universities Debating Championships.

Tuesday

December 9, 2014 10:01 am

Holiday greeting: A poetry reading by Robert Farnsworth

Holiday greeting: A poetry reading by Robert Farnsworth

Bates poet Robert Farnsworth gives an illustrated reading of his poem “Fiction,” which was inspired by a line from Wallace Stevens, “The fire burns as the novel taught it how.”

Wednesday

December 3, 2014 4:11 pm

Fellowships enable Bates trio to sample academe, graduate-style

Fellowships enable Bates trio to sample academe, graduate-style

Three Bates College students formed the largest contingent from a single institution to receive 2014 undergraduate fellowships from the Creating Connections Consortium.

Tuesday

December 2, 2014 3:37 pm

Praised for the distilled beauty of his prose, Paul Yoon to read at Bates

Praised for the distilled beauty of his prose, Paul Yoon to read at Bates

Author of the acclaimed story collection “Once the Shore” and the award-winning novel “Snow Hunters,” Paul Yoon reads at Bates College on Dec. 4.

Thursday

November 20, 2014 8:43 am

Richard Goode, pre-eminent American pianist, to perform at Bates

Richard Goode, pre-eminent American pianist, to perform at Bates

Richard Goode, acclaimed as “one of the titans of the piano repertoire,” returns to Bates College for a performance on Dec. 5.

Thursday

November 20, 2014 8:31 am

Herzig to speak on science, suffering and feminism

Herzig to speak on science, suffering and feminism

Rebecca Herzig marks her appointment to an endowed professorship at Bates College with a lecture on Dec. 2.