Archives for "Partners and public"
Monday, January 29, 2001 9:35 am
Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges are pleased to introduce Maine's first statewide online library catalog. On January 4, the Maine Info Net system was turned on and the Colby, Bates and Bowdoin library collections, with more than two million items, became available to participating libraries throughout the state.
Thursday, January 25, 2001 11:43 am
In a brief but broad-ranging interview with The Christian Science Monitor, Bates College President Donald W. Harward discusses the particular value of a liberal arts education and the linking of academic rigor with service to community.
Tuesday, November 7, 2000 1:50 pm
Bates College continues its Noonday Concert series with a selection of programs in November. The free concerts, open to the public, will be held from 12:30 to 1 p.m. at the college's Olin Arts Center Concert Hall on Russell Street.
Thursday, November 2, 2000 1:33 pm
Bates College will sponsor its annual Maine Day program for Maine high school students, parents and guidance counselors Friday, Nov. 10, on the Bates College campus. Last year, more than 125 people participated in the day-long program, intended to expose local students to the varied the fields of study and special programs offered at Bates as well as answer questions about the college admissions process. To register call the Bates College admissions office at 207-786-6000.
Tuesday, October 24, 2000 2:36 pm
The Portland String Quartet will perform "The Art of Fugue" by J.S. Bach on the 250th anniversary of his death at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Edith C. and Raymond L. Kendall Concert, and the reception that immediately follows in the Olin lobby, free of charge.
Thursday, May 4, 2000 3:17 pm
Theater at Bates will stage four performances of the bluegrass gospel musical "Smoke on the Mountain" at 7 p.m. May 19, at 2 and 7 p.m. May 20 and at 2 p.m. May 21 at the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater, overlooking Lake Andrews on the Bates College campus. Admission is free with no reservations accepted. Rain site will be Schaeffer Theatre. Call 207-786 6161 for more information.
Monday, May 1, 2000 3:03 pm
In "The Hidden Ivies: Thirty Colleges of Excellence," Bates is lauded for its service-learning opportunities and its consistent ranking in the top 10 among all colleges in terms of student participation in international study. It notes that some two-thirds of Bates graduates earn graduate degrees, and includes this summary comment from an administrator on alumni survey findings: "For a college with a long-standing reputation in the sciences, we were surprised to discover we had more graduates whose title was 'entrepreneur,' having founded their own businesses, than graduates who were M.D.'s."
Friday, March 24, 2000 12:44 pm
Seventy student teams from grades kindergarten through high school will compete at the day-long Maine State Odyssey of the Mind Tournament beginning at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 8, at various sites on the Bates College campus. The 12 state champion teams that emerge from the tournament at Bates will go on to compete at the Odyssey of the Mind 2000 World Finals at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, May 31-June 3. The public is invited to attend the state tournament at Bates free of charge.
Monday, March 20, 2000 12:34 pm
Diana Chapman Walsh, the 12th president of Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass., will discuss "Living Our Stories Well" at noon, Monday, April 3, in Alumni Gymnasium as part of Bates' annual Founders Day Convocation, a time when the college reflects on the principles that were at its founding and continue to sustain it. The public is invited to attend the convocation without charge.
Tuesday, March 7, 2000 2:09 pm
Pianist Frank Glazer, artist-in-residence at Bates College, will perform "Homage to Johann Sebastian Bach, 1685-1750" at 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.