Stories about "Collaboration"
Students in the Short Term course "Making African American History: Preserving the Archives of the Portland NAACP" examine documents during a work session at the University of Southern Maine. From left: Joncarl Hersey '12, Tasheana Dukuly '€™12, professor Mollie Godfrey, Munroe Graham '€™13, Brad Reynolds '€™14. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.

Family and friends toast Bruce Stangle '70 (second from right) and Emily Siegel Stangle '72 (third from right) on the occasion of his being the first recipient of a new Alumni Association award named in his honor: the Bruce Stangle Award for Distinguished Service to the Bates Community. Photograph by Jose Leiva.
Stangle Award answers the question ‘What’s in a name?’

Friday, June 1, 2012 3:50 pm

The inaugural award for distinguished service belongs its namesake: Bruce Stangle '70.

Shown listening to Marc Bamuthi Joseph in April are, from left, Katie Straw '12, Yasin Fairley '12, Ashley Booker '12, dance professor Rachel Boggia and theater lecturer Kati Vecsey. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Theater workshop debuts adaptation of Marc Bamuthi Joseph libretto

Thursday, May 17, 2012 11:29 am

Just weeks after Mark Bamuthi Joseph dazzled local audiences with "red, black & GREEN: a blues," a theater production workshop at Bates is debuting an original adaptation of a ballet libretto by him.

A Bates crowd at the Courthouse Plaza on Lisbon Street listens to the all-college a cappella performance that concluded the 2012 "College Night in Town." Photograph by Michael Pasek '12.
College Night in Town: Students, L/A make it a date

Friday, May 11, 2012 4:15 pm

On the inaugural “College Night in Town” it was possible to sample and celebrate, in just a few hours, the diversity of what downtown Lewiston and Auburn have to offer.

Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis, associate professor of economics, poses on the Auburn banks of the Androscoggin River behind The Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates team featured in New England Emmy-nominated MPBN documentary

Monday, May 7, 2012 2:03 pm

"Desperate Alewives," a Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary featuring Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis among others, has been nominated for a New England Emmy.

Indonesian drummer-composer Wahyu Roche.
Gamelan features U.S. and Indonesian guests, work by Maine composer

Thursday, March 22, 2012 2:18 pm

Guest artists from Indonesia and the U.S. and a Bates composer all have a part in the March 31 Bates Gamelan concert.

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Audio Slide Show: Close and Inseparable

Thursday, March 15, 2012 6:21 pm

Annie Burns '12 talks about the joys and challenges of leading a varsity team in the company of two of her closest friends.

Happy diners think globally and eat locally at the 2012 International Dinner, held March 3 in the Gray Athletic Building. Photograph by Simone Schriger '14.
Senses swoon, cultures connect at the International Dinner

Monday, March 12, 2012 4:08 pm

The annual International Dinner, which was held this year on March 3, is a feast for all the senses.

English Lillian Nayder, with the help of Bates music faculty colleague James P. Parakilas, is about to give Fanny that introduction, or reintroduction, through the voice Fanny was known for in her day: the music, both vocal and instrumental, that she composed and performed for admiring (and often paying) audiences.
High time for performance of works by a different Dickens

Friday, February 3, 2012 8:21 am

Bates professor rediscovers music by Dickens' older sister.

Human Curling during the 2012 Winter Throwdown. Photograph by Simone Schriger '14.
Inaugural Winter Throwdown leaves competitors curled, stumped, but happy

Thursday, February 2, 2012 10:47 am

In a parade of patterned Spandex, competitors in the first Intercollegiate Winter Throwdown came brandishing team mascots, notably the University of Maine at Farmington's superb white-bearded gnome.

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