Archives for "Faculty and staff"

Wednesday

May 4, 2011 2:46 pm

'Post-Human World' series concludes with multimedia dance piece

Rachel Boggia, acting director of the Bates dance program, presents a dance incorporating interactive video at 7 p.m. Monday, May 16, in the Plavin Dance Studio on the second floor of Merrill Gymnasium, 141 Russell St. Titled “In the Very Eye of the Night,” the piece is an 11-minute solo created by Marlon Barrios Solano and performed by Boggia. The event concludes the series “Race in a Post-Human World,” an examination of technology’s impacts on concepts of social categories.

Friday

April 29, 2011 2:23 pm

Bates anthropologist, student honored for community work

The Maine Campus Compact has honored a Bates College senior and a member of the college’s anthropology faculty for their commitment to public engagement. Visiting Instructor of Anthropology Heather Lindkvist is one of five college faculty in Maine to receive the Donald Harward Award for Faculty Service-Learning Excellence. Jessica Igoe, an economics major and education minor from Lexington, Mass., was one of four students at Maine colleges honored with the Heart and Soul Award, recognizing exemplary civic engagement.

Friday

April 29, 2011 12:58 pm

Campus Construction Update: April 29, 2011

“Wow” was the consensus among the dozen-plus faculty and staff on an April 26 tour of Hedge Hall led by project manager Paul Farnsworth and clerk of the works Chris Streifel.

Tuesday

April 19, 2011 3:20 pm

Dance alumni honor program's founder and its longtime photographer

Decades of dance at Bates College will come to life on stage again Saturday, April 30, as nearly 90 dance alumni perform a piece based on images by the late dance photographer Leonard Plavin. The dance “A Moment in Focus: Dance Images by Leonard Plavin,” commemorating the passion and achievement of a photographer who shot some 10,000 images of the Bates College Modern Dance Company, concludes an alumni reunion dance performance beginning at 8 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

Wednesday

April 13, 2011 2:46 pm

Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen plans to step down after nine years in office for new leadership position

Elaine Tuttle Hansen, the seventh President of Bates College, announced to the campus community today that she plans to step down from her post as president effective July 2011. She will depart after nine years of leadership in which the institution — already regarded as a national and international leader in liberal arts and sciences education — has moved into an ever-stronger position in academic stature and reputation.

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…

Wednesday

April 6, 2011 12:27 pm

Art faculty's Feintuch shows paintings at New York's Sonnabend Gallery

Known as a mentor by student artists at Bates, senior lecturer Robert Feintuch enjoys a national reputation as the painter of images simultaneously evocative and quietly deadpan, serious and parodic. New York’s Sonnabend Gallery is showing recent paintings and drawings by Feintuch through April 30.

Tuesday

March 29, 2011 1:48 pm

Pamela Baker ’69 appointed vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen announced to the Bates community today that Associate Dean of the Faculty Pamela J. Baker, the College’s Helen A. Papaioanou Professor of Biological Sciences, has accepted a two-year appointment as the institution’s vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty, effective July 1.

Monday

March 28, 2011 2:24 pm

Current, former students honor Koven, Pieck for excellent teaching

Sonja Pieck, assistant professor of environmental studies at Bates, and Nancy Koven, assistant professor of psychology, are this year’s recipients of the Bates award for superior teaching. They are co-winners of the Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Friday

March 18, 2011 10:06 am

Hirai offers Sun Journal historical, personal insights into Tohoku earthquake

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of History, offers personal and historical insights into the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in…