Archives for "Annual events"

Friday

November 21, 2014 12:35 pm

Multimedia: Featuring detritus that delights us, the Trashion Show is a model of recycling

Multimedia: Featuring detritus that delights us, the Trashion Show is a model of recycling

The lure of high-end trashion and delightful desserts is irresistible to many, as evidenced by the energetic crowds that gathered in the Gray Cage on Nov. 19 for Bates College’s ninth annual Trashion Show.

Monday

November 17, 2014 11:00 am

2014 Otis Lecture to highlight role of virtue in perceptions of climate change

2014 Otis Lecture to highlight role of virtue in perceptions of climate change

Known for his scrutiny of the cultural dimensions of climate change, Mike Hulme brings the ancient philosophical concept of virtue to bear on the climate crisis in Bates College’s annual Otis Lecture on Nov. 17.

Tuesday

October 28, 2014 2:42 pm

Keys to effective thinking on tap in Sampson Lecture

Keys to effective thinking on tap in Sampson Lecture

Michael Starbird, a mathematician who has given hundreds of lectures and dozens of workshops on effective teaching and effective thinking, offers a lecture on effective thinking on Oct. 30.

Friday

October 24, 2014 12:00 pm

Slideshow: Purposeful Work (and play) at this year’s Parents & Family Weekend

Slideshow: Purposeful Work (and play) at this year’s Parents & Family Weekend

This year’s Parents & Family Weekend welcomed a record 1,800 guests, who got up to speed on Bates doings, including the Purposeful Work Initiative

Tuesday

September 2, 2014 4:25 pm

‘Your job is to discover and learn,’ Convocation speaker Matt Auer tells Class of 2018

‘Your job is to discover and learn,’ Convocation speaker Matt Auer tells Class of 2018

Likening the Bates experience to a voyage of discovery, Dean of the Faculty Matt Auer’s 2014 Convocation address was the centerpiece of the midday ceremony.

Thursday

August 28, 2014 12:25 pm

With Convocation in view, a new Age of Discovery is about to begin at Bates

With Convocation in view, a new Age of Discovery is about to begin at Bates

For the dean of the faculty at Bates College, there’s a clear connection between a student’s journey while at Bates and the Age of Discovery that opened the globe to seafaring European explorers centuries ago.

Tuesday

June 17, 2014 11:48 am

Clean Sweep 2014: ‘These swords are awesome!’

Clean Sweep 2014: ‘These swords are awesome!’

Clean Sweep 2014: reducing waste, strengthening community bonds and generating money for nonprofit organizations.

Wednesday

June 11, 2014 2:01 pm

Elizabeth Metz McNab ’64 and Victoria Wyeth ’01 receive Bates’ Best honors

Elizabeth Metz McNab ’64 and Victoria Wyeth ’01 receive Bates’ Best honors

Metz and Wyeth each bring deep enthusiasm to their disparate endeavors while showing great interest and loyalty to the people in their lives.

Wednesday

June 11, 2014 1:19 pm

Video: Alumni Parade at Reunion 2014

Video: Alumni Parade at Reunion 2014

Video by Lincoln Benedict, celebrating his first Reunion officially as a member of the 5th Reunion Class of 2009, but a veteran of past Reunion multimedia coverage.

Tuesday

June 10, 2014 3:28 pm

Animal welfare leader Esther Rosenthal Mechler ’64 receives Alumni Community Service Award

Animal welfare leader Esther Rosenthal Mechler ’64 receives Alumni Community Service Award

Mechler’s advocacy has change the face of animal welfare programs around the world.