Stories about "Creativity"
Jazz sax, classical duo come to Bates stage

Friday, October 10, 2008 11:05 am

A concert featuring a saxophonist known for his work with banjoist Bela Fleck and a performance by pianist Frank Glazer and violinist Curtis Macomber highlight the Bates College calendar in the coming days.

Can we do it? Creativity contest to spur beverage container recycling

Wednesday, October 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates College sophomore Carolyn Silva-Sanchez invites the Lewiston-Auburn community to see the judging of a contest for creative uses of recyclable bottles and cans.

Maddie White '09 contemplates the 'final frontier'

Monday, September 22, 2008 11:31 am

Why did you decide to major in physics? I’ve always enjoyed thinking...

Performances at Bates resume with dancer-vocalist Janis Brenner

Wednesday, September 10, 2008 2:23 pm

Dance and song come together in two upcoming performances at Bates’ Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The remarkable dancer-choreographer-singer Janis Brenner offers a solo performance and the 2008-09 Bates College Concert Series continues with a performance by the tango troupe called Pablo Aslan's Avantango.

Imber to address 2008 Convocation gathering

Tuesday, September 2, 2008 9:24 am

Celebrating its 154th academic year and the first day of classes, the Bates community will gather for Convocation at 4:10 p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 3, on the historic Quad near Campus Avenue. Margaret A. Imber, associate professor of classical and medieval studies, will deliver the 2008 Convocation address.

Expert in ethnomathematics, math history to give Sampson Lecture

Friday, August 29, 2008 12:00 pm

Ubiratan D’Ambrósio, an authority on the fields of ethnomathematics, math education and the history of mathematics, offers two talks at Bates College on Sept. 18. D’Ambrosio offers an informal look at 19th-century Brazilian mathematician Joaquim Gomes de Souza at 4:30 p.m. His second talk, Bates' annual Sampson Lecture, is titled "Ethnomathematics in a Global World" and begins at 7:30 p.m.

Dazzling season of performances at Bates begins in September

Wednesday, August 27, 2008 12:00 pm

Led by a musician whom The New Yorker called "one of the most gifted bassists of his generation," the Avishai Cohen Trio opens Bates' 2008 performance season at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The concert kicks off a season of performances at Bates that include dance, theater and musical offerings ranging from jazz to classical to the Top 40 mashups of Girl Talk.

Bates faculty, staff test drive electric cars

Friday, August 8, 2008 12:00 pm

Despite wet weather, a steady trickle of Bates faculty and staff arrived between Pettengill Hall and the new dining Commons Aug. 7 to test drive two low-speed electric vehicles: a four-seater car and a small truck.

Bates Dance Festival presents Maine premiere by Scofield & Shuey

Monday, July 28, 2008 12:00 pm

Scofield and Shuey’s latest collaboration is part of a long-term project exploring adolescent group dynamics: how and why people fall into or push each other into the roles of "Leader," "Follower" and "Outcast."

Bates Dance Festival features contemporary African dance and film

Monday, July 21, 2008 12:00 pm

The Bates Dance Festival presents a weeklong focus on the extraordinary performing arts of contemporary Africa.

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