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Sunday

May 11, 2008
11:22 am

Reason and Rhyme

Two Prizewinning alum poets praise Rober Farnsworth, recipient of the Kroepsch Aware for Teaching, for helping them navigate the writer’s world.

Thursday

May 1, 2008
3:03 pm

Get Smarter

Academic sparks really start to fly each spring, with signature events like the Mount David Summit and the Honors Banquet, as well as frequent announcements of postgraduate academic honors.

Thursday

May 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Postcards from Bates

Myron Beasley, visiting assistant professor of American cultural studies and African American studies, consults with Rob Munro ’08 and Lilian Rossow-Greenberg ’09 prior to a “performative meal” presented in the Bates Mill.

Thursday

May 1, 2008
12:00 pm

CSI Bates

In the woods near Merrill Gym, Short Term students in “Forensic Science,” taught by Stephanie Richards ’84, a visiting biology professor, search for a mock gravesite.

Tuesday

April 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Slide show: Mount David Summit 2008

The slide show features what has become a dynamic tradition at Bates: the annual Mount David Summit, held this year on March 28.

Thursday

March 27, 2008
3:35 pm

Belief in ET abduction isn't alien, says Kelley-Romano

Associate Professor of Rhetoric Stephanie Kelley-Romano has interviewed many people whose deeply held personal beliefs help give meaning to their lives. And, by the way, these people think they were once abducted by aliens.

Wednesday

March 26, 2008
10:13 am

Watson Fellowship to support Bates graduate's graffiti research

A Bates graduate from Chicago is one of 50 students across the country to receive a 2008 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, a $25,000 grant that supports a year of independent research abroad. Jordan Williams, who graduated from Bates in December 2007, will use the award to research the graffiti cultures in Germany, Brazil and South Africa.

Wednesday

March 26, 2008
9:42 am

Mount David Summit highlights student work across disciplines

The seventh Mount David Summit, Bates College’s annual celebration of student academic achievement, begins with festivities at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 28, in Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Monday

March 17, 2008
10:33 am

Artist and scholar exhibits and lectures about the power of love

The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs presents “LOVE,” an exhibition, lecture and reception featuring Arturo Lindsay, professor of art and art history at Atlanta’s Spelman College. Lindsay gives his talk at 4 p.m. Friday, March 21, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The exhibition, curated by Nakeisha Gumbs, Bates class of 2007, opens at 7 p.m. in Chase Hall Gallery, followed by a reception. The public is invited to attend all three events at no charge. The exhibition will be on display from March 21 to April 5 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. For more information, please call the Multicultural Center at 207-786-8376.

Tuesday

March 4, 2008
12:00 pm

Emmy-winner Kevin Jackson ’01 knows the right shift points

When he shifted from NFL Films to NASCAR Images in 2006, producer Kevin Jackson ’01 went from being a greenhorn…