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Saturday

March 3, 2007
9:30 am

Campus construction update: Dining Commons opens

About 1,000 Bates people put the new dining Commons to the test over dinner on Monday, Feb. 25, Dining Services director Christine Schwartz estimated the following day.

Thursday

March 1, 2007
4:05 pm

Matthews composition featured by Portland Chamber Music Festival

A work by William Matthews, Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music at Bates, is featured as musicians from the Portland Chamber Music Festival return to Bates for a concert Sunday, March 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Monday

February 19, 2007
4:25 pm

Jazz with Marcus Roberts, all-Schubert concerts conclude series

The last two concerts in the 2006-07 Bates College Concert Series take place Saturday, March 3, with the Marcus Roberts Trio, and Friday, March 9, with an all-Schubert program of vocal and pianoforte music. Both will be held in the college’s Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Friday

February 16, 2007
4:42 pm

College, Maine Music Society gather 260 musicians for all-Brahms concert

In a landmark event for the Androscoggin Valley cultural community, Bates College and the Maine Music Society will muster an ensemble of some 260 musicians for a performance of music by Johannes Brahms, including his monumental “Requiem,” Saturday, March 31, in the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 27 Bartlett St.

Thursday

February 15, 2007
11:09 am

Maine College Republicans host Youth Leadership School at College

The Maine College Republicans will host the Youth Leadership School, the flagship program of the Leadership Institute, at Bates College Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 17-18. The school will be held in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, at 70 Campus Ave.

Friday

February 2, 2007
11:28 am

College takes part in national recycling competition

In January, for the first time, Bates College joined more than 200 colleges and universities across the United States in RecycleMania, a 10-week recycling and waste minimization competition.

Thursday

January 25, 2007
2:20 pm

College hosts North American Debating Championships Jan. 26-28

The Brooks Quimby Debate Council will host the 2007 North American Debating Championships at Bates College, Jan. 26-28. Known as “NorAms,” the competition is the top debating championship in North America, held on an alternating basis between the United States and Canada since 1991.

Friday

January 5, 2007
4:00 pm

College wins grant for collaborative library program with Colby, Bowdoin

Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges have received a $280,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to build a model program for the collaborative development of library collections.

Monday

January 1, 2007
4:07 pm

College offers Between Chaos and Community theme for Martin Luther King Day

Civil rights activist and historian Cleveland Sellers is the keynote speaker for the 2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.