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Friday

January 22, 2010
1:01 pm

King Day keynote looks at Mays '20 and his hopes for integrated church

“Can we keep the faith when our dreams are imperfectly realized? I hope that we can.”

Monday was an especially fitting day for this question posed by historian Barbara Savage as she concluded her keynote speech for Bates’ Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances.

Sunday

January 17, 2010
8:10 am

King Day focus: 'Faith and Ethics in the Public Sphere'

An expert in African American political and religious history gives the Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address at Bates at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The college traditionally cancels classes and offers special programming for King Day. This year’s theme is “Faith and Ethics in the Public Sphere: What is the Dream?”

Monday

January 11, 2010
2:25 pm

Images of ME and Beyond: A Dual-Screen Exhibit of Videos about Social Identity

Images of ME and Beyond: A Dual-Screen Exhibit of Videos about Social Identity Curated by Craig Saddlemire ’05 and commisssioned…

Monday

January 4, 2010
1:55 pm

Slide show features a 2009 retrospective

• Click the thumbnails to view the slide show above Through this retrospective slide show, we invite you to look…

Monday

January 4, 2010
12:08 pm

A Girl’s Life documents the aspirations of Sonia Luna ’13

A Girl’s Life, a PBS documentary by researcher and author Rachel Simmons examining the challenges facing young women growing up…

Tuesday

December 15, 2009
3:59 pm

Bates researcher’s lake study wins federal support

Thanks to National Science Foundation funding awarded this fall, environmental studies professor Holly Ewing and collaborators from Dartmouth and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies are investigating lake eutrophication and especially the role of a particular cyanobacterium.

Thursday

December 10, 2009
3:06 pm

Bates dance director awarded summer residency in Australia

Carol Dilley, associate professor of dance and director of the dance program at Bates College, has received an artist residency to produce a dance project at a cultural center first built as a jail in Newcastle, Australia.

Thursday

November 19, 2009
12:19 pm

Cold calculations fuel rare Defense Department grant for Bates

Assistant Professor of Physics Nathan Lundblad is the first member of the Bates College faculty to receive a Defense Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) grant from the U.S. Department of Defense. Sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the grant is for $388,088 over three years. It will fund Lundblad’s research into atomic activity at ultralow temperatures.

Thursday

November 19, 2009
9:31 am

Video: South African dancer and choreographer Gregory Maqoma spends a week in residence

“As a black African dancer, I am constantly expected to conform to stereotypical perceptions of the Western world and of…

Wednesday

November 18, 2009
11:49 am

Video: Lee Abrahamsen is at the heart of Bates' medical studies program

Each year, close to 90 percent of Bates students applying to medical or veterinary schools gain admission. That record of…