Archives for "Annual events"


March 25, 2011 2:57 pm

Celebrating spring and new major, Modern Dance Company offers four performances

Featuring work by student and professional choreographers, the Bates College Modern Company welcomes spring and Bates’ new major in dance with performances at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Monday, April 1; 5 p.m. Saturday, April 2; and 2 p.m. Sunday, April 3, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.


March 23, 2011 9:59 am

Electrical and computer engineering expert offers annual Sampson Lecture

Paul Nahin, professor emeritus of electrical and computer engineering at the University of New Hampshire, offers two lectures at Bates College on Friday, March 25. Nahin first gives the informal lecture “Two Problems in Mathematical Expectation” at 4:30 p.m. March 25 in Room 104 of Hathorn Hall, 3 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Refreshments precede the talk.


March 21, 2011 9:13 am

For 10th year, Mount David Summit spotlights student work across disciplines

The 10th annual Mount David Summit, Bates College’s celebration of student academic achievement, begins at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 1, in Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). The summit offers poster presentations of student research, short talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings. Following the daytime activities are performances by the Bates College Choir and the Bates College Modern Dance Company. The event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please visit or call 207-753-6952.


November 18, 2010 2:33 pm

Trashion Show: Once disposable, now elegantly posable

Students and staff strutted their stuff on the runway Nov. 17 as sustainability met fashion for the fifth annual Trashion Show. The Bates community devoured deserts in the Gray Cage while observing fashionable creations transformed from would have been waste.


October 22, 2010 3:18 pm

Parents, families experience full spectrum of life at Bates

View the slide show above by clicking the thumbnails. While Bates dance clubs and the Modern Dance Company cast their…


October 9, 2010 2:19 pm

'Conversation with the President' touches planning, building, finance

The fate of Chase Hall. The state of town-gown relations. The tradeoffs between finite resources and key priorities. And what does it say that Bates ranks fourth in a Newsweek listing of schools “stocked with jocks”? Those were a few of the topics some 60 parents raised in a conversation with President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and a handful of senior staff early on Parents & Family Saturday.


September 23, 2010 2:32 pm

Environmental activist famed for revealing chemical-cancer links is 2010 Otis Lecturer

Sandra Steingraber, a biologist who published the first book linking data on toxic releases with data from U.S. cancer registries, visits Bates College to deliver the 14th annual Otis Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.


September 8, 2010 3:09 pm

Video: Bates professors say what course they’re excited to teach (2010)

As the Hathorn bells call the campus to Convocation on Sept. 7, professors Jane Costlow, Dykstra Eusden ’80, Kathy Low,…


September 3, 2010 2:05 pm

BatesNews Monthly Update: September 2010

For Bates alumni, parents, and friends, here is a look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates…


September 3, 2010 10:02 am

Sept. 7 Convocation to focus on decision-making, shared purposes

Bates College opens its 145th academic year on Tuesday, Sept. 7, with Convocation ceremonies welcoming the approximately 500 members of the Class of 2014. President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and Professor Marcus Bruce, chair of the Bates religious studies department, are the featured speakers, with Hansen giving an address on How We Decide and Bruce focusing on A Shared Vocation that the new students are entering into.