Archives for "1900s"

Friday

January 31, 2014 3:34 pm

Pianist, artist-in-residence Glazer to mark 99th birthday with Bates concert

Pianist, artist-in-residence Glazer to mark 99th birthday with Bates concert

Pianist Frank Glazer, artist in residence at Bates, gives a special 99th-birthday concert featuring music of Bach, Mozart, Beethoven and…

Friday

January 31, 2014 12:45 pm

In Central Europe, Phillips Fellow Baumann ’14 sought missing pieces of a family puzzle

Rachel Baumann’s interest in her grandparents gained new intensity when, supported by a Phillips Fellowship, she spent summer 2013 researching their story of courage, audacity and survival as Jews in Nazi-controlled Europe.

Wednesday

October 16, 2013 3:44 pm

Monica Wood, bestselling author of ‘When We Were the Kennedys,’ visits on Oct. 28

Monica Wood, bestselling author of ‘When We Were the Kennedys,’ visits on Oct. 28

Monica Wood, author of a popular memoir about growing up in a small Maine town in the early 1960s, speaks at Bates on Oct. 28.

Wednesday

October 16, 2013 3:15 pm

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Justice Albert Sachs, a key architect of South Africa’s post-apartheid constitution, speaks at Bates Oct. 24.

Friday

August 23, 2013 9:22 am

ESPNW profiles resilient former Nordic skier Kaitlyn McElroy ’07

ESPNW profiles resilient former Nordic skier Kaitlyn McElroy ’07

ESPNW features the story of Kaitlyn McElroy ’07, a former Nordic skier at Bates College, who is competing at the…

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 10:33 am

Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

From the 1950s to the 1970s Arthur Marcus was one of the best at his job.

Tuesday

October 2, 2012 10:07 am

Former Maine labor commissioner to discuss Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet member

Former Maine labor commissioner to discuss Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet member

Laura Fortman, Maine’s former commissioner of labor, gives the lecture “Frances Perkins: New Deal Legacy and Lessons for Today” on Oct. 10.

Wednesday

September 5, 2012 3:45 pm

Convocation 2012 reveals common ground in art of compromise

Convocation 2012 reveals common ground in art of compromise

What’s political compromise got to do with a Bates education? As Convocation 2012 reveals, plenty.

Thursday

July 26, 2012 11:00 am

Boone ’52, former Montford Point Marine, joins Congressional Gold Medalists

Boone ’52, former Montford Point Marine, joins Congressional Gold Medalists

Nate Boone is one of 20,000 Marines who went through segregated basic training in the ’40s.

Tuesday

June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.