Archives for "Creativity"
April 26, 2006 12:00 am
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.”)
November 23, 2005 3:08 pm
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.
October 5, 2005 4:01 pm
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.
June 4, 2005 4:37 pm
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.