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Wednesday

September 5, 2007
8:24 am

Bates partners with Zipcar to bring car-sharing to campus

Bates College and Zipcar, the world’s largest car-sharing service, have announced a partnership to make Zipcars available on campus to faculty, staff and students as an environmentally friendly alternative to the costs and hassles of keeping a car on campus.

Thursday

August 30, 2007
10:48 am

So which one’s the pigweed again?

Even as workers were whacking down and pulling up the green shag carpet of Alumni Walk weeds, Susan Hayward joined Campus Construction Update at the site on Aug. 27 to identify the plants that had volunteered so eagerly this summer.

Tuesday

August 28, 2007
11:20 am

Fabled AESOP trips build first-year solidarity

Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program (AESOP) sends small groups of students hiking, camping, climbing, kayaking and canoeing across northern New England with the aim of helping the newbies make personal connections before classes start. This year’s 80 leaders, working in pairs, will bring more than 250 first-years to destinations from Isle au Haut to Baxter State Park to Vermont’s Long Trail.

Thursday

August 9, 2007
9:22 am

Hughes program boosts students' math, science prospects

Students at Bates College this summer explored crime-scene chemistry and cultural diversity in mathematics through a program designed to make math and science more inviting to groups underrepresented in those fields. Eleven members of the class of 2011 were chosen to be Hughes Summer Scholars.

Wednesday

August 8, 2007
9:14 am

Muskie Archives opens historic Androscoggin River data to researchers

The papers of a Bates College professor who spent decades studying pollution in the Androscoggin River — pollution that prompted the federal Clean Water Act of 1972 — are newly accessible to researchers.

Wednesday

July 11, 2007
10:18 am

Radio Gang opens Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series

The Radio Gang, a Maine-based quartet playing classic country music, opens the 2007 Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series with a performance Thursday, July 12, in the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater at the college’s Lake Andrews.

Tuesday

July 10, 2007
10:40 am

MPBN to broadcast college, music society ensembles in Brahms' Requiem

In March, two Bates musical ensembles joined two community ensembles in a first-of-its-kind performance of Johannes Brahms’ masterful A German Requiem. At 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, the stations of MPBN Radio will broadcast the concert on the MaineStage program.

Thursday

July 5, 2007
10:43 am

College's Dance Festival presents 25th anniversary performance season

Celebrating 25 years of offering contemporary dance training, commissioning and performance, the Bates Dance Festival announces its 25th anniversary performance season, July 7 through Aug. 11, 2007, on the campus of Bates College.