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Conference at Bates explores women’s ritual activities in ancient times
While men may have dominated public life in ancient Greece and Rome,...
By Doug Hubley on April 17, 2014
Dedicated to living composers, the Momenta Quartet performs on May 8.
Events at Bates: May 1–25, 2014
Happy May from Bates College! This is a list of public events at the college for the period May 1–25, 2014.
By Doug Hubley on April 17, 2014
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Project for Peace award goes to Tatro, Schriger for humanitarian work in Rwanda
A Davis Project for Peace award has gone to seniors Simone Schriger and Devin Tatro to support an initiative in Rwanda to support children of incarcerated people.
By Doug Hubley on April 15, 2014
Slideshow: 12 student offerings from the 2014 Barlow off-campus photo exhibition
"The exhibition is part of how we help returning students reconnect to the Bates community," says David Das.
By Jay Burns on April 10, 2014
Professors Baltasar Fra-Molinero (left) and Charles Nero (right) are among the families represented in Household, the latest from documentary filmmaker Craig Saddlemire ’05.
Innovative techniques — and a faculty couple — mark film about family by Saddlemire ’05
Employing his technique of "community-based cinema," Saddlemire follows four Lewiston families, including that of professors Charles Nero and Baltasar Fra-Molinero.
By Victoria Stanton on April 8, 2014
Photo by Tony Powell. Lisa Barry Portraits. April 2, 2014
Trustee Lisa Barry ’77 brings deep experience in international government relations
Lisa Barry '77, a veteran of 35 years of international government relations work, has joined the Bates Board of Trustees.
By Bates News on April 8, 2014
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Watson Fellows to explore marine algae industry, donation of body parts
Simone Schriger and Brian Kennedy have won highly competitive Watson Fellowships, awarded to seniors of "unusual promise" for a year of international travel and research.
By Doug Hubley on April 3, 2014
A harbinger of spring, Canada geese cruise over Garcelon Field at dusk, heading north after their winter migration. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Slideshow: This Month at Bates
Seeing Canada geese cruising over Garcelon Field tells us that spring is on the way.
By Phyllis Graber Jensen on April 3, 2014
Slideshow: 2014 Mount David Summit’s happy, if trippy, scene
Visitors come from near and far, and a least one watched from far, far away this year.
By Jay Burns on April 2, 2014
"Ashley," an oil painting by Mahala Sacra, on display in the Senior Thesis Exhibition.
Senior Thesis Exhibition, display of Polish posters open April 4 at Museum of Art
The 2014 "Senior Thesis Exhibition" and a display of posters from an influential period in Polish graphics arts open on April 4 at the Bates College Museum of Art.
By Bates News on March 31, 2014

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