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Thursday

September 6, 2007
11:05 am

Bates students by the numbers

Although the final numbers are subject to change, some 1,660 students are expected on campus this fall and 193 will be attending Bates-sponsored programs off campus. New to Bates are 445 first-year students and 15 transfer students, drawn from a record 4,650 applications.

Tuesday

August 28, 2007
11:20 am

Fabled AESOP trips build first-year solidarity

Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program (AESOP) sends small groups of students hiking, camping, climbing, kayaking and canoeing across northern New England with the aim of helping the newbies make personal connections before classes start. This year’s 80 leaders, working in pairs, will bring more than 250 first-years to destinations from Isle au Haut to Baxter State Park to Vermont’s Long Trail.

Monday

April 2, 2007
1:00 pm

Bates student receives prestigious Watson Fellowship

Khoa Pham, a Bates College senior from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, has received one of 50 prestigious research fellowships awarded by the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Program.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007
1:23 pm

Students to conduct mock Senate hearing on Middle East

Students of a Bates politics class promise an intense 90 minutes as they conduct “Hearings on U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East,” a mock Senate hearing Friday, March 30, in Room G52, Pettengill Hall, during the Mount David Summit.

Monday

March 19, 2007
2:48 pm

Expert on democracy to discuss plight, promise of the Middle East

Les Campbell, a leading expert on the development of democracy, visits Bates College to speak about the necessity and difficulty of building democracies in the Middle East Wednesday, March 21, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Monday

March 19, 2007
2:44 pm

Journalist presents relationship of environment to Chinese society

Journalist Bill Porter, aka “Red Pine,” will make two presentations about the relationship of the environment to Chinese history and culture at Bates College on Thursday, March 22.

Thursday

February 15, 2007
10:39 am

Experts in ancient Japanese music, pipa, virtuoso Wu Man to perform

This year’s edition of the Bates College world music series features Wu Man, the renowned virtuoso on the Chinese stringed “pipa,” and members of the premiere ensemble performing ancient Japanese court music.

Tuesday

February 13, 2007
11:39 am

Speaker discusses peace in the Middle East

Neil Lazarus, an international lecturer on the Middle East, Israeli advocacy and effective communication training, offers a seminar titled “Is Peace Possible in the Middle East?” Wednesday, Feb. 14, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

January 31, 2007
2:01 pm

Palestinian activists to discuss nonviolent resistance

Palestinian activists Mohammad Khatib and Feryal Abu Haikal speak about the nonviolent struggle of Palestinians Thursday, Feb. 1, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

March 22, 2006
12:00 am

World Music Weekend explores an Indian epic

Featuring the college gamelan orchestra and a Cambodian music and dance troupe, this year’s World Music Weekend at Bates College takes place Friday and Saturday, March 24 and 25, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Titled “The Ramayana in Southeast Asia,” the weekend explores adaptations of the ancient, seminal epic from India titled “Ramayana.”