Archives for "Alumni life"

Tuesday

May 15, 2007 1:08 pm

Alumna directs Dawn Powell's Prohibition-era play 'Big Night'

Bates presents the play “Big Night,” a Depression-era satire by Dawn Powell, in performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, May 17-19, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 20, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall. Admission is $6 for the general public and $3 for Bates faculty and staff, senior citizens and non-Bates students. For reservations call 207-786-6161.

Wednesday

May 9, 2007 1:14 pm

Bates celebrates Harward Center for Community Partnerships Awards

Twelve individuals and organizations, recipients of the first Bates College Harward Center for Community Partnership Awards, were recently recognized in a celebration at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Wednesday

May 9, 2007 12:57 pm

Kris Goulding receives Fulbright to research women and politics in Islam

Kristine Goulding, a Bates senior from West Suffield, Conn., has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award for the 2007-08 academic year.

Tuesday

May 8, 2007 11:05 am

Symposium on diversity and demographics at Bates May 10

A symposium titled “A College for Coming Time: Diversity and the Changing Demographics of Higher Education” on May 10 takes its title from early writings of Bates founder Oren B. Cheney, who envisioned a new institution of learning to serve those who did not have easy access to higher education.

Tuesday

May 1, 2007 11:45 am

Calder Quartet, pianist Frank Glazer to perform

The Calder Quartet, a string ensemble praised for its bold programs and technical excellence, will be joined by leading Maine pianist Frank Glazer for a concert spanning 140 years of music at 8 p.m. Friday, May 4, in Bates College’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Tuesday

May 1, 2007 11:42 am

Bates Steel Pan Orchestra director, classical duo featured in weekend concerts

In back-to-back concerts, Bates College presents the classical artists G-Sharp Duo at 8 p.m. Friday, May 18, and a jazz performance by steel pan artist Shawn Thwaites at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 19. Both concerts take place at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., and are open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.

Friday

April 6, 2007 12:03 pm

Campus construction update: Week of April 9

Between the mud, the plastic wrap and the concrete, the colors of construction work are predominantly drab. But the rare “colorful” colors, as major projects building at Bates this year have shown, can be surprisingly bold.

Thursday

April 5, 2007 12:12 pm

Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies delivers inaugural lecture

In celebration of his four-year appointment as the Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies at Bates College, historian Michael Jones delivers his inaugural lecture, “Famine, Metahistory, and Interdisciplinarity.”

Wednesday

April 4, 2007 12:25 pm

Musician Corey Harris '91 to speak at Bates Commencement on May 27

Four honorary degree recipients will speak at Bates College’s 141st commencement, on May 27. The honorands are children’s book author Eric Carle, singer-songwriter Corey Harris ’91, inventor-entrepreneur Dean Kamen and actor and author Anna Deavere Smith.

Tuesday

April 3, 2007 12:35 pm

Celebration Barn, Italian actor to present commedia dell'arte program

An Italian actor expert in the influential stage genre called “commedia dell’arte” presents a workshop on the topic at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, in the Plavin Dance Studio, Merrill Gymnasium, 141 Russell Street.