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Friday

February 11, 2011 12:38 pm

Preamble: Winter 2011

Getting Help from a Professor By H. Jay Burns, Editor It’s time to ‘fess up. The bylines and credits sprinkled…

Friday

February 11, 2011 9:45 am

Good Eggs

Here in Maine, the national egg-salmonella scare didn’t surprise social-justice Batesies.

Monday

February 7, 2011 2:34 pm

Fifty years later, To Kill a Mockingbird still a call to action

As Cairo’s protesters march across world stage, it’s easy to equate activism with fiery direct action. But let’s not forget…

Tuesday

February 1, 2011 2:02 pm

Slide show: An historic week for the arts at Bates

• Click the thumbnails above to view the slide show. From the Arts Summit on Monday through the Arts Crawl…

Tuesday

February 1, 2011 1:36 pm

Arts Crawl culminates historic week for the arts at Bates

Culminating Bates Arts Week, the first-ever Arts Crawl on Jan. 28 presented a campus-wide, sights-and-sounds manifestation of the College’s renewed emphasis on the community’s creative work.

Tuesday

February 1, 2011 12:03 pm

Video: On the trail of the Bates Arts Crawl

This video story about the Bates Arts Crawl illuminates the evening’s whimsical, creative and spontaneous spirit.

Wednesday

January 26, 2011 12:03 pm

Economist Nathan Tefft explains how the recession has reduced traffic deaths

Writing in The Portland Press Herald, Assistant Professor of Economics Nathan Tefft and his colleague Chad Cotti of the University…

Friday

January 14, 2011 3:58 pm

Pianist Glazer offers three concerts spotlighting Schubert

Aiming to shine a light on one of the most important composers of the Classical era, renowned pianist Frank Glazer performs three “Sundays With Schubert” programs at Bates College in January and February.
All at 3 p.m., the performances take place on Jan. 23, 30 and Feb. 6 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Admission is free, but tickets are required. For more information, please contact 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu.

Wednesday

January 12, 2011 11:23 am

College offices closing at noon Wednesday, Jan. 12, due to weather

Due to inclement weather, Bates College administrative offices will close at noon today, Wednesday, Jan. 12. Only personnel designated in…

Thursday

December 9, 2010 5:24 pm

Oprah selection sparks Dickens discussion with Nayder in Wall Street Journal

Does Charles Dickens matter?

Professor of English Lillian Nayler helps answer the question in the Dec. 12 Wall Street Journal.

The question was prompted by two of Charles Dickens’ novels — “A Tale of Two Cities” and “Great Expectations” — being named last week to Oprah Winfrey’s book club.