Stories about "Collaboration"
Whiting Foundation to support humanities faculty at Bates College

Friday, November 30, 2007 12:37 pm

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.

Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts annual high school tournament

Friday, November 30, 2007 12:19 pm

For the fifth consecutive year, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosted a Maine high school forensics tournament at Bates College. Approximately 170 students and 70 judges from 23 schools took part in the all-day event on Saturday, Nov. 17. A scheduled tournament in the 2007-08 season of the Maine Forensics Association, the judged competition featured events in Speech, Debate and Student Congress.

Bates Modern Dance Company features Buraczeski's 'Swing Concerto'

Monday, November 26, 2007 1:33 pm

Danny Buraczeski's classic "Swing Concerto" and a work by New York choreographer Peter Kyle are featured in the annual December production by the Bates College Modern Dance Company, in performances at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1; 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2; and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 3.

Panelists discuss 'Poverty and the Two Maines' in Harward Center forum

Monday, November 26, 2007 1:19 pm

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates College kicks off its "Civic Forum on Reimagining Maine in the 21st Century" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave., with a panel titled "Poverty and the Two Maines."

Using Bates as a model, media outlets demystify the admissions process

Thursday, November 15, 2007 9:10 am

A reporter's unrestricted access to all stages of the Bates admissions process results in a major feature in Down East magazine called "Who Gets In?"

Maine printmaker and 'Green Horizons' artist to speak

Wednesday, November 14, 2007 9:23 am

Karen Adrienne, a printmaker and member of the art faculty at the University of Maine at Augusta, visits Bates College to give a talk titled "Impermanent Art and Sustainable Community" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Graduate programs in health care accept 89 percent of Bates applicants

Tuesday, November 6, 2007 10:04 am

Eighty-nine percent of Bates College students who worked with the college's Medical Studies Committee in applying to health care-related graduate programs for fall 2007 matriculation were accepted.

Harward Center launches intergenerational community dialogue project

Thursday, October 25, 2007 11:08 am

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships has launched Youth+Adults+Dialogue=Action or YADA, an intergenerational dialogue project that will bring together more than 100 community members to discuss how to make Lewiston/Auburn a better place for youth.

Four appointed to Bates Board of Trustees

Thursday, October 25, 2007 10:55 am

President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced four appointments to the Bates College Board of Trustees: Alison R. Bernstein of New York, N.Y., H. Scott Bierman of Northfield, Minn., Scott D. Freeman of Newton, Mass., and Kathleen M. Whelan of Boston, Mass.

Campus construction update: Week of Nov. 5

Thursday, October 25, 2007 9:45 am

The new dining Commons should be open for business when students return from break on Feb. 25, project manager Paul Farnsworth reported. And it's hoped that construction work will be complete about a month prior to the opening.

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