Stories about "Bates values"
Bates and Bowdoin bands bring Caribbean music to the stage

Friday, March 21, 2003 9:38 am

An evening of island music from all over features performances by two Bates bands — the Indonesian-style Gamelan Mawar Mekar and the Steel Pan Rhythm Riders — and their special guests, the Bowdoin College World Music Ensemble, at 8 p.m. Friday, April 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street. The concert is free and open to the public.

Dance performances feature New York choreographer

Thursday, March 20, 2003 10:42 am

Bates students, faculty and a New York choreographer all show dances in...

‘Spanish Tragedy’ comes to the Gannett stage

Wednesday, March 5, 2003 3:58 pm

A production of The Spanish Tragedy, a play considered a major source for Shakespeare's Hamlet, will offer performances at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 21-22, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 23, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Bates, peer colleges file in support of University of Michigan admissions policy

Thursday, February 20, 2003 2:44 pm

Bates College is adding its support to the defense of the University of Michigan's affirmative action policy in admissions.

Junior wins national award for service to Central Maine Adaptive Sports

Thursday, January 30, 2003 3:38 pm

Junior Lori E. Jessup of Hatboro, Pa., has received a national award for working with disabled Maine skiers as part of the third annual Glamour magazine-sponsored "Best of You" contest, honoring women for "their personal best quality to make a difference in the world."

Israeli student to offer perspectives on Arab-Israeli relations

Tuesday, January 28, 2003 3:16 pm

Senior Smadar Bakovic, an English major, will discuss Arab perspectives on the historic mistrust between Arabs and Jews.

Exhibit features images of Buddhists from around the world

Friday, January 24, 2003 2:56 pm

An exhibition of photographs titled "From Lynn to Lhasa: Photographs of Cambodian, Chinese, and Tibetan Buddhists" by Harvard photographer Kris Snibbe opens at the Bates College Chapel on Sunday, Jan. 26.

King Day events commemorate Haitian revolution bicentennial

Wednesday, January 22, 2003 2:50 pm

Noted scholar Alex Dupuy, professor of sociology and Latin American studies at Wesleyan College, is the keynote speaker for the 2004 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances. Classes at the college are canceled and special programming is scheduled throughout the day with an emphasis on the theme "The Haitian Revolution: The Bicentennial and Its Legacy."

Wesleyan professors presents two evenings of Indonesian shadow puppetry

Wednesday, January 22, 2003 2:17 pm

Sumarsam, a Wesleyan University professor who had his first experience with Indonesian performing arts as a boy in his East Javanese village, devotes two evenings to Indonesian shadow puppetry this week.

Career seminars link liberal arts, entrepreneurial success

Monday, January 20, 2003 1:58 pm

The virtues of a liberal arts education don't spring immediately to mind when you imagine two guys putt-putting around Nantucket Harbor peddling homemade fruit juice to thirsty boaters. But there's a real connection between the entrepreneurial spirit behind a business like Nantucket Nectars — which today employs 150 and markets its extensive juice line in 40 states, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean — and the traits nurtured at small liberal arts colleges.

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