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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.

Tuesday

November 9, 2010
3:26 pm

College-access program head fills swing dean position

Michael Martinez of Dallas, Texas, has joined an unusual and innovative Bates initiative for enhancing student diversity. Currently director of a highly successful college access program for high school students, Martinez joins Bates as associate dean for admission and student transition on Dec. 1.

Friday

November 5, 2010
10:38 am

Works by New York choreographers Ford, Barnes on Bates College Modern Dance Company program

Works by noted choreographers Monica Bill Barnes and Niles Ford are featured in Bates College Modern Dance Company performances at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13; 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14; and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Thursday

November 4, 2010
5:13 pm

Philanthropy's impact on teaching, research addressed at Benjamin Bates Society gathering

• Click on the thumbnails below to view images from the Leaders in Philanthropy event (photos by Lorenzo Ciniglio): Reflecting…

Thursday

October 28, 2010
11:00 pm

Video: Baughman's debate intro places Bates and Maine into political context

Before Maine Public Broadcasting flipped on its array of broadcast technology for the gubernatorial debate at Bates on Oct. 28,…

Tuesday

October 26, 2010
12:20 pm

Poets from around the globe to read at 'Translations 2010' festival

Presenting five nights of readings by poets from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, the festival “Translations 2010: Cross-Cultural Awareness Through Poetry” takes place at Bates College Nov. 7-11.

Thursday

October 21, 2010
3:49 pm

Sociologist Duina discusses 'Winning' at two November book gatherings

Bates College sociologist Francesco Duina discusses his new book, “Winning: Reflections on an American Obsession” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at Borders in South Portland, and at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Prince Memorial Library in Cumberland.

Tuesday

October 19, 2010
2:52 pm

Joseph Woodhead, coach of champion Bates throwers, dies at age 76

Joseph Woodhead, an exemplar of athletic success as a Bates College assistant coach of track and field for 25 years, died unexpectedly at his home in Old Orchard Beach on Monday morning, Oct. 18, at age 76.

Thursday

October 7, 2010
12:03 pm

After 12 years, Jill Reich to transition from dean of faculty to psychology professor

After 12 years of service as vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty, Jill N. Reich will…

Wednesday

October 6, 2010
11:57 am

Maine Sunday Telegram notes emergence of Museum of Art's Dan Mills as art leader

The Maine Sunday Telegram reports that Dan Mills’ appointment as director of the Bates College Museum of Art come with…