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November 3, 2011
6:46 pm

Video: Mustafa and Romina say “Hello!”

Mustafa Basij-Rasikh ’12 of Kabul, Afghanistan, and Romina Istratii ’12 of Athens, Greece, offer welcomes in their native languages (plus…

Video: Mustafa and Romina say “Hello!”


October 28, 2011
8:00 pm

Bates was the diving board for global citizen Alyson Ewald ’90

For Alyson Ewald ’90, Bates was like a diving board, and her pool was Olympic-size — the globe, into which…


October 25, 2011
6:37 pm

The shutter clicks and Ebbe Sweet ’11 sees what they see

“I love to watch other people take photos,” says photographer Ebbe Sweet ’11, a program assistant on the Bates Semester…

The shutter clicks and Ebbe Sweet ’11 sees what they see


October 24, 2011
9:38 pm

UN Day menu at Bates kicks off Open to the World

Christine Schwartz, director of Bates College Dining Services, offers the menu for United Nations Day at the college. The special…


October 7, 2011
1:41 pm

Bates presents second annual Translations international poetry festival and conference

During the first “Translations” poetry festival at Bates College, in 2010, conference organizer Claudia Aburto Guzmán had an encounter that seemed to crystallize the event for her.

This innovative festival presented international poets reading their work in the original language, with English translations prepared by Bates faculty and students. Working with Somali poet Omar Ahmed, “it struck me that I was involved in the true practice of communication,” says Aburto Guzmán, associate professor of Spanish.


May 2, 2011
4:42 pm

Efficient private-public response to catastrophes topic of May 10 talk

The roles that the public and private sectors can play in reducing the damage from and costs of extreme events will be the topic of a presentation by Howard Kunreuther ’59, James G. Dinan Professor of Decision Sciences and Public Policy at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in the Keck Classroom (G-52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. Sponsored by the economics department, Kunreuther’s presentation is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8296.


April 27, 2011
4:38 pm

University of Wisconsin professor visits Bates to discuss African political cartoons

Tejumola Olaniyan, a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, presents the lecture “On Bigness: Wealth, Power and Body Size in African Political Cartoons” at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, in Bates College’s Keck Classroom, Pettengill Hall (G52).


April 6, 2011
11:25 am

Sights, sounds and sense of Russian poetry at Mount David Summit

The two students of Russian began their Mount David Summit panel presentation with a black-and-white photograph showing the open casket…


April 4, 2011
2:45 pm

Student endeavors shine brightly at 10th annual Mount David Summit

As happens every year, the Mount David Summit made a beehive of Pettengill Hall.


March 25, 2011
9:11 am

Chevron's Lisa Barry '77 brings global energy insights to College Key residency

Lisa Barry ’77, on campus March 23 and 24 as the 2011 College Key Distinguished Alumna in Residence, is vice president and general manager of Chevron government affairs.