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Wednesday

November 5, 2008
12:11 pm

Global Lens 2008 film series continues with Argentinian, Iranian entries

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, continues at the Olin Arts Center, Bates College, this week with 7 p.m. screenings of the 2006 Iranian drama ‘The Fish Fall in Love’ on Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Room 104, and ‘Kept and Dreamless’ (Argentina, 2005) on Thursday, Nov. 6, in Room 105.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
11:46 am

What's the Dam Point?

Shortly after a press release announced Lynne Lewis’ scholarly article on dam removal, the Bates environmental economist learned where her academic research really hits home.

Tuesday

October 28, 2008
9:21 am

Current Economic climate and Bates: A letter from President Hansen

In a letter to the Bates community, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen outlines the College’s financial management strategies, policies and priorities in the face of global economic turbulence.

Friday

October 10, 2008
10:55 am

Alan Schwartz '61 sees the law end of the credit crisis

An expert in bankruptcy and corporate governance, Yale law professor Alan Schwartz ’61 knows his work relates to the recently…

Monday

September 22, 2008
10:22 am

Harward Center launches 2008-09 Civic Forum series

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships inaugurates its 2008-09 Civic Forum series with a talk by a leading scholar-activist on democratic renewal and civic engagement.

Sunday

August 17, 2008
12:00 pm

Rower Andrew Byrnes '05 and Canada win gold medal in men's eights

Bates College graduate Andrew Byrnes and the Canada men’s eight captured the gold medal on Sunday at the Shunyi Rowing–Canoeing Park, Canada’s first medal in the event since 1992.

Monday

July 7, 2008
9:30 am

Economist Lynne Lewis measures dams' effects on property values

When a hydropower dam on Maine’s Kennebec River was taken out in 1999, not everyone agreed that was a good…

Wednesday

July 2, 2008
3:15 pm

Wabanaki high school students check out Bates

As part of a program to raise aspirations and increase awareness of college opportunities, 10 high school students from Maine’s Wabanaki tribes visited Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges over three days in early July. The program is just one example of “many coordinated efforts by the three colleges and tribal representatives” to reach out to the Native American communities, said Jared Cash ’04, the Bates associate dean of admissions who coordinated the Bates visit.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008
12:30 pm

My City Was Gone

In the year’s major exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art, 17 artists show their response to a disorienting urban transformation in China

Wednesday

May 28, 2008
11:15 am

Against Olympics backdrop, museum exhibit explores Chinese cityscape

As the 2008 Beijing Olympics put China in the global spotlight this summer, a photographic exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art will offer alternative perspectives on that intriguing, dynamic nation. “Stairway to Heaven: From Chinese Streets to Monuments and Skyscrapers” showcases work by 17 Chinese artists who examine how economic reform, a new influx of personal wealth and rapid industrialization have changed the urban environment. The exhibit appears from June 7 through Dec. 14.