Archives for "Class of 2011"

Monday

April 18, 2011 12:15 pm

Video: Inspired by native Zimbabwe, studio art major Clyde Bango '11 makes wire sculptures

Video storyteller Brooke Morse-Karzen ’12 of Wilmette, Ill., portrays studio art major Clyde Bango ’11 as he prepares his yearlong…

Friday

April 8, 2011 4:33 pm

Porst '11 receives Projects for Peace award to build first school in a remote Andean community

During a community dinner on the eve of her departure from a remote Peruvian community, Hannah Porst ’11 asked residents of this mountain village how she could thank them for their hospitality. What we really need, they told her, is a school. Now Porst has received a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant — covering a third of the cost of her initiative and making it possible for the school to be built this summer.

Wednesday

April 6, 2011 1:43 pm

For aspiring researcher Ducommun '11, senior thesis is a springboard to graduate school

Melissa Ducommun ’11 talks about the role her senior thesis and adviser have played in her path to graduate school…

Tuesday

April 5, 2011 3:48 pm

Bates student composers present thesis work in evening concerts

Music majors Ben Taska ’11, Peter Gurney ’11 and Alex Koster ’11 present their senior thesis compositions in 7:30 p.m. concerts this month in the Olin Arts Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Taska’s work will be performed on Sunday, April 10; Gurney’s on Friday, April 15; and Koster’s on Wednesday, April 27.

Tuesday

April 5, 2011 10:45 am

Press Herald columnist spotlights All-American story 'that begins in sorrow'

Portland Press Herald sports columnist Steve Solloway writes about Bates’ three new track and field All-Americans: David Pless ’13, Ethan…

Thursday

March 24, 2011 8:53 am

Senior Exhibition 2011 enters final days

Fifteen studio art majors at Bates College, one of them from Maine, show work from their yearlong thesis projects in the annual Senior Exhibition, which opens with a public reception at 6 p.m. Friday, April 8, in the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

March 23, 2011 4:04 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Marta Solomianko

Family history inspired Solomianko’s paintings: In 1990, her parents emigrated from Poland to the United States. Starting “with images of…

Wednesday

March 23, 2011 4:01 pm

Senior Exhibition 2011: Anna Skarstad

Skarstad’s approach to painting has progressed from making representational landscapes into abstraction. Abstraction allows the work to be “about the…

Wednesday

March 23, 2011 3:58 pm

Senior Exhibition: Diane Saunders

Saunders’ art arises from an examination of political and topographic maps and ways they represent the human desire to organize…

Wednesday

March 23, 2011 3:34 pm

Senior Exhbition 2011: Phoebe Reed

Reed describes herself as “fascinated by the intricacy and amount of detail that exist in nature — the underside of…