Archives for "Alumni life"

Wednesday

February 27, 2008 10:00 am

Eclectic roots musician Corey Harris '91 offers solo performance

Musician Corey Harris, who played a key role in Martin Scorsese’s 2003 PBS television series The Blues, performs at Bates at 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 29, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Friday

December 21, 2007 11:14 am

Maine's judicial branch names Bates outstanding volunteer of the year

Maine’s judicial branch of government has recognized Bates College for volunteer work performed in the state’s courts.

Thursday

December 20, 2007 11:39 am

Lecture to open economist's tenure as Stangle Professor at Bates

Professor Margaret Maurer-Fazio inaugurates her tenure in the newly established Betty Doran Stangle Professorship in Applied Economics at Bates with a lecture at 4:30 p.m Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Friday

December 14, 2007 11:05 am

Campus construction update: Week of Dec. 10

If the schedule holds, in about 10 weeks Dining Services will serve the first meals in the new Commons. “It’s going to be a fabulous facility,” Dining Services director Christine Schwartz told Campus Construction Update during a conversation about the transition from old to new.

Friday

December 14, 2007 10:33 am

Seven-member collaborative launches downtown education center

The Downtown Education Collaborative (DEC), a local partnership of seven academic and community institutions, will open a new storefront education center at 219 Lisbon St. in January, 2008.

Saturday

December 8, 2007 11:25 am

Chechen surgeon and human rights activist to speak

Dr. Khassan Baiev, a Chechen physician, author and human rights activist, will speak at Bates College on International Human Rights Day, Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Friday

November 30, 2007 12:37 pm

Whiting Foundation to support humanities faculty at Bates College

The Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation of New York City has invited Bates to join a select group of institutions participating in a program that provides a year-long sabbatical for research and scholarly development to pretenure faculty in the humanities. The $100,000 Whiting Teaching Fellowship will be awarded to one Bates faculty member a year for the next four years.

Friday

November 30, 2007 12:34 pm

Campus construction update: Week of Nov. 26

Just a few months ago, new construction projects at Bates were transforming a swath of campus that extended from Mount David to Merrill Gym. Now, like a Hollywood crane shot where the camera swoops down from lofty to intimate, the focus of construction at Bates is closing in on the interior of the new dining Commons.

Tuesday

November 27, 2007 1:07 pm

Bates College Choir presents Part One of Handel's 'Messiah'

The Bates College Choir, accompanied by a 21-piece orchestra and directed by John Corrie, presents Part One of Handel’s popular oratorio “Messiah” in performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 30 and Dec. 1, in Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

November 27, 2007 12:44 pm

Bates Concert Series presents Gamelan Galak Tika

The Bates College Concert Series presents Gamelan Galak Tika, a Boston-area ensemble performing the gamelan music of Bali, Indonesia, in performance at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.