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Tuesday

March 27, 2007
11:07 am

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

In a landmark musical event, Bates College and the Maine Music Society will muster some 260 musicians for an evening of music by Johannes Brahms, including his exquisite “Requiem,” at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 31, in the Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, 27 Bartlett St.

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.

Friday

February 16, 2007
3:45 pm

Sulochana Dissanayake '09 lands a double role

Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 balances academics and extracurriculars, taking full advantage of the Bates experience.

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.

Wednesday

April 26, 2006
12:00 am

Rigor, creativity drive Short Term

Bates’ Short Term has come a long way since it was established 40 years ago. This five-week spring session started out as an efficiency measure. It enabled Bates to get more use from its facilities, and enabled students to complete the Bates education in three years instead of four, if they so desired. (For more about the history of Short Term, see the article “May 1966: The first Short Term.”)

Wednesday

November 23, 2005
3:08 pm

Bates and Veterans for Peace present Iraq war poetry reading

Poet Brian Turner Brian Turner, author of the Beatrice Hawley Award-winning poetry collection Here Bullet (Alice James Books, 2005), will read from his work at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in the Benjamin Mays Center, Russell Street, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

October 5, 2005
4:01 pm

Clarinetist-mandolinist Statman opens 2005-06 Bates Concert Series

A trio led by Andy Statman, who parlayed 1970s acclaim as a “Newgrass” mandolinist into renewed renown as a klezmer clarinetist, opens the 2005-06 Bates College Concert Series on Sunday, Oct. 9.

Saturday

June 4, 2005
4:37 pm

2005 Summer Reading List

The ninth edition of our summer leisure reading list: Each spring, the College Store solicits from members of the Bates community their suggestions for good summer reads.

Thursday

April 14, 2005
10:04 am

Short Term's a time for rigor, research…and Red Sox

Short Term at Bates is known among students for pressure-cooker courses like “Cellular and Molecular Biology,” aka “Cell Hell,” and “Introduction to Abstraction,” better known as “Math Camp.” But the academic offerings during these five weeks of spring have a reputation not only for rigor but for topicality, adventurousness and even, dare we say, for fun. And Short Term units new in 2005 are no exceptions.

Wednesday

April 6, 2005
9:39 am

Bates geologist receives $50,190 for climate-change research

Michael J. Retelle, a professor of geology at Bates, is one of 13 scientists across the nation to share nearly $1,500,000 in National Science Foundation funding for Arctic research related to global climate change.