Archives for "Academics"

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.

Wednesday

November 19, 2014 5:05 pm

‘Living history’ as Bates juniors join private audience with the Dalai Lama

‘Living history’ as Bates juniors join private audience with the Dalai Lama

The four were among 20 American college students studying in Kathmandu on a study-abroad program that explores Tibetan and Himalayan cultures.

Monday

November 17, 2014 11:09 am

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

The author of four collections of poems, Crystal Williams reads from her work in a Language Arts Live event at Bates College on Nov. 19.

Wednesday

November 12, 2014 3:47 pm

For senior thesis, Schwolsky ’15 directs ‘Boxing 2000’

For senior thesis, Schwolsky ’15 directs ‘Boxing 2000’

Directed in partial fulfillment of his senior thesis project by Jonathan Schwolsky, a Bates College production of the play “Boxing 2000″ will be performed Nov. 14-16.