Archives for "Bates values"

Friday

November 21, 2014 12:35 pm

Multimedia: Featuring detritus that delights us, the Trashion Show is a model of recycling

Multimedia: Featuring detritus that delights us, the Trashion Show is a model of recycling

The lure of high-end trashion and delightful desserts is irresistible to many, as evidenced by the energetic crowds that gathered in the Gray Cage on Nov. 19 for Bates College’s ninth annual Trashion Show.

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.

Monday

November 17, 2014 11:00 am

2014 Otis Lecture to highlight role of virtue in perceptions of climate change

2014 Otis Lecture to highlight role of virtue in perceptions of climate change

Known for his scrutiny of the cultural dimensions of climate change, Mike Hulme brings the ancient philosophical concept of virtue to bear on the climate crisis in Bates College’s annual Otis Lecture on Nov. 17.

Wednesday

November 12, 2014 4:28 pm

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Stacey Kabat’s visit includes a public screening and discussion of this powerful documentary on domestic violence.

Monday

November 10, 2014 9:23 am

Work by guest artists from around the U.S. featured in Fall Dance Concert

Work by guest artists from around the U.S. featured in Fall Dance Concert

Known for testing both the social implications and the physical limits of moving bodies, Dante Brown|Warehouse Dance are among the performers in Bates College’s annual Fall Dance Concert, with performances Nov. 15-17.

Monday

November 10, 2014 9:15 am

Gamelan, Momenta Quartet collaboration focuses on Western composers

Gamelan, Momenta Quartet collaboration focuses on Western composers

Known for its dedication to music by contemporary composers and from cultures underrepresented in mainstream repertory, the Momenta Quartet joins the Bates College Gamelan Ensemble on Nov. 14.

Tuesday

November 4, 2014 4:36 pm

Icona Pop empowers campus women through the ‘Icona Talk’

Icona Pop empowers campus women through the ‘Icona Talk’

Paying empowerment forward, the Swedish band Icona Pop made time to meet with female student leaders before their Bates performance.

Monday

November 3, 2014 3:18 pm

Bates to explore ‘transformative power of difference’ at TEDx event

Bates to explore ‘transformative power of difference’ at TEDx event

Inspired by a phrase from the Bates mission statement, eight students will address the concept of the “transformative power of our differences” in a TED-style event on Nov. 8.

Friday

October 31, 2014 11:00 am

Set to debut Nov. 3, the remodel of bates.edu was driven by mobile

Set to debut Nov. 3, the remodel of bates.edu was driven by mobile

The major changes, including a homepage redesign, are all about making a website that’s easier to use and thus more valuable.

Thursday

October 30, 2014 4:19 pm

Bates to build rowing boathouse on the Androscoggin River

Bates to build rowing boathouse on the Androscoggin River

“The goal at Bates is to deliver the best possible liberal arts experience for our students,” President Spencer says, “and athletics is integral to this experience.”