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

Thursday, April 14, 2005 10:04 am

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.

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

Wednesday, April 6, 2005 9:39 am

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.

Fourth annual Mount David Summit celebrates student achievement

Wednesday, March 30, 2005 9:42 am

Offering poster presentations, panel discussions, exhibits and performances, more than 250 Bates College students will take part in the fourth annual Mount David Summit Friday, April 1, in Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road.

Performances reflect cultures of China, Russia, Indonesia

Wednesday, March 16, 2005 12:49 pm

A concert of Indonesian music and dance, a play by the Russian master Anton Chekhov and an afternoon of classical Chinese opera will open windows onto the world for audiences at Bates College during the next week and a half.

Fight the late-winter blues with Chekhov play, classical music

Wednesday, March 9, 2005 8:39 am

This weekend, the Bates College Orchestra, a string quartet from Italy and a Chekhov drama in a brand-new translation promise ample distraction from the Endless Winter of 2005.

Students offer fifth annual 'Vagina Monologues'

Wednesday, February 9, 2005 3:19 pm

Olga Osadchaya, a Bates College senior, directs the college's fifth annual production of Eve Ensler's "The Vagina Monologues" in 8 p.m. performances Friday, Feb. 11, and Sunday, Feb. 13, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St., Lewiston.

Lecturers shed light on holography exhibition

Wednesday, February 9, 2005 3:10 pm

A British holography artist and a member of the Bates College physics faculty offer lectures relating to the current Bates College Museum of Art holography exhibition, "The Body Holographic: Harriet Casdin-Silver," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Multicultural Center presents exhibition for Black History Month

Tuesday, February 1, 2005 1:38 pm

A showing of work by Portland artist Daniel Minter will be on display at Bates College through Feb. 28 in an exhibition presented for Black History Month.

Weekend music: Concert Series opener, chamber festival

Wednesday, September 29, 2004 11:44 am

Presenting artists from Boston, Beijing, Venice and Normal, Ill., the 2004-05 Bates College Concert Series brings a world's worth of musical artistry to the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall this fall and winter. The series of four 8 p.m. concerts begins on Saturday, Oct. 2, with a concert of Chinese music by Chi Li, a virtuoso of the "erhu," a two-stringed fiddle renowned for its haunting voicelike sound.

Students join artist to create Hathorn mural

Wednesday, May 19, 2004 9:41 am

Visiting muralist Marta Ayala has collaborated with students in Assistant Professor of Spanish Felicia Fahey's Short Term unit, "Muralismo: movimientos en práctica," to produce a mural on the second floor of historic Hathorn Hall. The students' wall painting will be dedicated at 2 p.m. Monday, May 24, in Room 209, and refreshments will be served. All are welcome to attend at no charge.

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