Archives for "Academics"

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.

Tuesday

July 29, 2014 10:00 am

Summer Student Work in L-A: Callahan ’15 advances Project Story Boost

Summer Student Work in L-A: Callahan ’15 advances Project Story Boost

Brenna Callahan ’15 inspires a love of reading in young students with Project Story Boost.

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.

Monday

July 21, 2014 12:37 pm

Punk, indie, folk-rock drive Dorfman Dance in ‘Come, and Back Again’

Punk, indie, folk-rock drive Dorfman Dance in ‘Come, and Back Again’

David Dorfman Dance examines the 1990s underground music scene in “Come, and Back Again” in Bates Dance Festival performances on July 25-26.

Tuesday

July 15, 2014 12:18 pm

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor Emerita of History, dies at age 78

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor Emerita of History, dies at age 78

A witty and exacting teacher and scholar who broadened the college’s curricular offerings in history and Asian studies, Hirai died July 14.

Monday

July 14, 2014 4:04 pm

Award supports Kahan’s study of cultural influences on visual perception

Award supports Kahan’s study of cultural influences on visual perception

Todd Kahan, a psychology professor who studies how people process visual information, has received a major award that will allow him to explore how cultural differences affect those processes.

Monday

July 14, 2014 3:33 pm

Camille A. Brown & Dancers showcase culturally charged ‘Mr. TOL E. RAncE’

Camille A. Brown & Dancers showcase culturally charged ‘Mr. TOL E. RAncE’

The Bates Dance Festival presents the acclaimed Camille A. Brown & Dancers with a work exploring images of
African American performers.