Stories about "Maine and New England"
Maine essayist Franklin Burroughs to give Otis Lecture

Thursday, March 3, 2005 10:09 am

Franklin Burroughs, author of the acclaimed books "Billy Watson's Croker Sack" and "The River Home: A Return to the Carolina Low Country," visits Bates College to give the eighth annual Otis Lecture Wednesday, March 9, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Holography pioneer exhibits work at Museum of Art

Wednesday, January 12, 2005 9:15 am

"The Body Holographic: Harriet Casdin-Silver" an exhibition of work by a pioneering figure in the art of holography, runs through March 19 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

Maine Day draws high school students

Wednesday, October 27, 2004 1:03 pm

On Thursday, Nov. 11, high school students from all over Maine will visit Bates College for Maine Day.

Comedian visits to discuss Maine's creative economy

Thursday, October 21, 2004 1:15 pm

Bates College presents Michael Miclon, a well-known Maine comedian and new vaudevillian, with a talk about the state's creative economy at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue.

Men's cross country ninth, women's soccer 21st in national polls

Wednesday, October 20, 2004 1:41 pm

The Bates College men's cross country team is ranked ninth nationally among NCAA Division III institutions, and the women's soccer team made its debut in the national polls on Tuesday, ranking 21st.

Bates announces $120 million campaign, largest in its history

Monday, October 11, 2004 12:40 pm

Bates College announced the public phase of the most ambitious fund-raising effort in its history Oct. 9 – a $120 million campaign focused on endowment for greater student financial aid, academic programs and facilities improvements.

Representatives from Harvard, other schools to discuss graduate divinity studies

Thursday, September 30, 2004 12:04 pm

Representatives from Harvard Divinity School, Bangor Theological Seminary, Andover Newton Theological School and Yale Divinity School visit Bates to present a workshop on graduate studies in religion at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue.

Bush twins visit Bates, a presidential campaign crossroads

Wednesday, September 29, 2004 1:27 pm

President George W. Bush's daughters, Jenna and Barbara, visited the Bates College campus today to extend a thank-you to Bates Republicans for continued efforts to re-elect their father.

AESOP provides fabulous adventure for new students

Wednesday, August 25, 2004 9:31 am

Organized and run by students, the Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program -- commonly known by its acronym, AESOP -- puts Bates first-years, guided by older peers, onto hiking trails and into kayaks.

Bates museum, MECA jointly present major Chinese artist

Wednesday, June 9, 2004 11:58 am

In a collaboration unusual for Maine's academic museums, the Bates College Museum of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, will jointly present an exhibition by Wenda Gu, one of the most important artists to emerge from China in recent decades.

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