Archives for "Bates values"
Students in a Koru pilot program.
Career-immersion program with Koru supports Bates’ purposeful work initiative

Thursday, February 20, 2014 8:00 am

With a goal of improving students' career prospects through workplace immersion programs, "everyone wins," says President Clayton Spencer.

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Indigenous rights and environmental activist Oren Lyons to discuss sustainability

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 1:10 pm

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, offers a lecture on March 3.

Nathan Lundblad, assistant professor of physics, studies atomic behavior at ultracold temperatures. (Chris Milliman for Bates College)
Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:44 pm

Lundblad is "absolutely over the moon with delight" — for what the project will do for his research, his students and Bates itself.

Janelle Lyford '13, admission tour guide, gives a midsummer tour of the Bates campus.
NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:25 pm

The study, says NPR, questions the predictive value of standardized tests and argues that they narrow the door of college opportunity.

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Bates Arts Society builds online showcase for creative work at Bates

Thursday, February 13, 2014 11:05 am

Clean and elegant, the student-produced site features an Instagram feed of artworks and a promotional video providing a whirlwind glimpse of the arts at Bates.

Amy Bass '92 is a scholar of the Olympics and professor of history at the College of New Rochelle.
Bates-related Olympics news items from campus, Sochi and in between

Monday, February 10, 2014 2:42 pm

Items featuring Olympian Emily Bamford '15, historian Amy Bass '92, cultural critic Erica Rand and sports agent Peter Carlisle '91.

The Ladd Library card catalog of the 1970s has given way to its latest iteration: an online catalog based on a single database shared by Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges.
Ladd Library’s new online CBB catalog has a back-end surprise

Thursday, February 6, 2014 4:10 pm

The most intriguing aspect of the new CBBcat might be that collaboration is at its core.

Pianist Frank Glazer in 2006. Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Three days, three big Bates concerts: songs of Hanns Eisler, Glazer’s 99th, singer McCalla

Friday, January 31, 2014 3:59 pm

In three separate performances Feb. 7-9, Bates presents Maine's best-known pianist, music by Austrian composer Hanns Eisler and a concert by Leyla McCalla.

Leyla McCalla, singer, multi-instrumentalist and songwriter.
Taking a break from the Carolina Chocolate Drops, singer McCalla to perform

Friday, January 31, 2014 3:53 pm

Leyla McCalla, a singer-songwriter who has been likened to Billie Holiday, performs on Feb. 9.

Pianist Frank Glazer in 2006. Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Pianist, artist-in-residence Glazer to mark 99th birthday with Bates concert

Friday, January 31, 2014 3:34 pm

Pianist Frank Glazer, artist in residence at Bates, gives a special 99th-birthday...

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