Stories about "Creativity"
Chinese, Indonesian dramas conclude Global Lens films

Tuesday, December 2, 2008 12:00 pm

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, concludes at Bates College this week with screenings of the Chinese drama Luxury Car.

ProFile: The Fix is in — Josh Fix

Monday, December 1, 2008 12:00 pm

The waning days of 2008 yielded a growing consensus that Free at Last, the debut CD from Josh Fix '99, is quite download-worthy.

Harvest meal & Break

Saturday, November 22, 2008 3:30 pm

The Harvest Meal is Bates’ own little Thanksgiving feast. It’s the school’s way of sending Batesies off to vacation happy and full of delicious food. The dining staff decorates all of Commons with festive decorations (including Christmas Trees, Ice Sculptures, and many other holiday-themed items) and sets up a Thanksgiving buffet with all the trimmings. Check the unbelievable menu out here.

Wenzel awarded $100,000 grant for chemistry curriculum development

Wednesday, November 19, 2008 11:10 am

Thomas Wenzel, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry, received a nearly $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to create an entirely online undergraduate curriculum in analytical chemistry that's distinctive in two ways.

The Farmer's Father

Friday, November 14, 2008 5:08 pm

Blind from birth, Steve Hoad, Bates College Class of 1972, was raised...

Wake Up! call

Friday, November 14, 2008 5:02 pm

Professor of German Denis Sweet’s Short Term course “Wake Up! An Experiential...

Bates dancers present works by celebrated guest choreographers

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 12:00 pm

Choreographers Janis Brenner of New York City, Kellie Lynch of Connecticut and Tania Isaac of Philadelphia have developed dances with Bates students in the course "Dance Repertory Performance."

Bates Choir to perform Britten's Ceremony of Carols

Wednesday, November 12, 2008 12:00 pm

Directed by John Corrie, the Bates College Choir performs Benjamin Britten's popular Ceremony of Carols in concert.

Downtown Education Collaborative presents Envisioning Lewiston

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 12:00 pm

The Downtown Education Collaborative (DEC) officially opens its doors with a photographic exhibition about Lewiston from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at its 219 Lisbon St. storefront center.

I’m the Girl Talk of Philosophy

Thursday, November 6, 2008 1:29 pm

Concerning mash-up music, debates have been circulating concerning the question of whether a mash-up song should be considered new or not. Is a mash-up song authentic? Is it “real” music? Or is it simply two previously written songs placed together into something that is less novel than it is a rip-off. And what does it mean that computers are so fancy these days that any Joe-shmo can take two of his favorite songs and layer them together? Does that count as authentic?

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