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Friday

June 13, 2008
12:00 pm

Exhibit weaves stories of Maine millworkers

‘Weaving a World: Lewiston’s Millworkers, 1920-2008′ describes the mills, millworkers and the social world they made … [and] gives us a front-row seat on history.

Sunday

June 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Taking the first stroll down Alumni Walk (slideshow)

Having Walked the Walk for the first time, Jo Trogler Reynolds ’58 gets ready to dive into her lobster dinner as Nancy Tyler Harris ’59, whose husband is Kenneth ’58, looks on.

Tuesday

May 13, 2008
10:44 am

Balanced Beam

Behind the Ben Ayers ’99–Kirsten Walter ’00 farmhouse, barn designer and friend Brad Morse ’99, along with neighbor Bruce Bell, was cutting beams from hemlock timbers that Bell and son Nat had milled. On Morse’s T-shirt was the phrase “Measure twice, cut once.” An understatement, actually, said Morse with a smile. “I’m pretty picky about everything, so I do it more than twice.”

Thursday

May 8, 2008
4:00 pm

With Justice for All in Our Multicultural Nation

Morris Dees, founder and chief trial counsel of the Southern Poverty Law Center, spoke on civil rights and multi-culturalism. (Total time: 1:07:42)

Thursday

May 1, 2008
3:03 pm

Get Smarter

Academic sparks really start to fly each spring, with signature events like the Mount David Summit and the Honors Banquet, as well as frequent announcements of postgraduate academic honors.

Tuesday

April 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Slide show: Mount David Summit 2008

The slide show features what has become a dynamic tradition at Bates: the annual Mount David Summit, held this year on March 28.

Monday

March 10, 2008
12:00 pm

New Dining Commons at Bates College

About 1,000 Bates people put the new dining Commons to the test over dinner on Monday, Feb. 25.

Tuesday

March 4, 2008
12:00 pm

Emmy-winner Kevin Jackson ’01 knows the right shift points

When he shifted from NFL Films to NASCAR Images in 2006, producer Kevin Jackson ’01 went from being a greenhorn…

Thursday

January 31, 2008
1:29 pm

Writer-in-residence Farnsworth receives 2008 Kroepsch Award

In winning the 2008 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching, writer-in-residence Robert Farnsworth won praise from current and former students, including two alums who are prizewinning poets themselves. Farnsworth will deliver the Kroepsch address, “Psst!: Poems Teach Themselves,” on Feb. 13.