Stories about "1900s"
Pianist Frank Glazer in 2006. Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Pianist, artist-in-residence Glazer to mark 99th birthday with Bates concert

Friday, January 31, 2014 3:34 pm

Pianist Frank Glazer, artist in residence at Bates, gives a special 99th-birthday...

In Central Europe, Phillips Fellow Baumann ’14 sought missing pieces of a family puzzle

Friday, January 31, 2014 12:45 pm

Rachel Baumann's interest in her grandparents gained new intensity when, supported by a Phillips Fellowship, she spent summer 2013 researching their story of courage, audacity and survival as Jews in Nazi-controlled Europe.

Monica Wood, bestselling author of ‘When We Were the Kennedys,’ visits on Oct. 28

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 3:44 pm

Monica Wood, author of a popular memoir about growing up in a small Maine town in the early 1960s, speaks at Bates on Oct. 28.

Architect of post-apartheid constitution in South Africa to speak at Bates

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 3:15 pm

Justice Albert Sachs, a key architect of South Africa's post-apartheid constitution, speaks at Bates Oct. 24.

ESPNW profiles resilient former Nordic skier Kaitlyn McElroy ’07

Friday, August 23, 2013 9:22 am

ESPNW features the story of Kaitlyn McElroy ’07, a former Nordic skier...

Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 10:33 am

From the 1950s to the 1970s Arthur Marcus was one of the best at his job.

Former Maine labor commissioner to discuss Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet member

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 10:07 am

Laura Fortman, Maine's former commissioner of labor, gives the lecture "Frances Perkins: New Deal Legacy and Lessons for Today" on Oct. 10.

Convocation 2012 reveals common ground in art of compromise

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 3:45 pm

What's political compromise got to do with a Bates education? As Convocation 2012 reveals, plenty.

Boone ’52, former Montford Point Marine, joins Congressional Gold Medalists

Thursday, July 26, 2012 11:00 am

Nate Boone is one of 20,000 Marines who went through segregated basic training in the '40s.

In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.

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