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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.

Friday

December 3, 2010
12:15 pm

Sociologist Duina's book 'Winning' captures media interest

Winning makes us happy? Not so fast, says Associate Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina, author of Winning: Reflections on an…

Monday

November 22, 2010
12:22 pm

Collaborative sound, image project based on local, Japanese children's contributions

Music improvised by schoolchildren from Japan and Lewiston forms the basis of a collaborative sound and image project to be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 10, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Listening In, Looking Out is a project undertaken by Hiroya Miura, a composer who directs the
Bates College Orchestra, in collaboration with Bates students, intermedia artist Peter Bussigel and percussionist Masaki Endo, as well as the children, whose recorded musical efforts form part of the soundscape.

Thursday

November 18, 2010
2:32 pm

John J. Margarones '48, professor emeritus of education, dies at 87

Professor Emeritus of Education John J. Margarones ’48, who helped to transform teacher education at Bates from a classroom-based endeavor…

Friday

November 12, 2010
4:12 pm

Bates professor reveals real story of Charles Dickens' wife in new book

Lillian Nayder is a Bates professor whose new biography “The Other Dickens: A Life of Catherine Hogarth” is the first comprehensive portrait of the woman that Charles Dickens married and then repudiated.