Stories from March 1996
Friday, March 29, 1996 11:11 am
Leon Billings, an executive assistant to former Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie, will speak on "Shift in the Environmental Agenda" at Bates College on Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Wednesday, March 27, 1996 10:54 am
Three Bates College pianists will offer a recital of classical music on April 6 at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Wednesday, March 27, 1996 10:46 am
Three Bates piano students of Natasha Chances will perform as part of the Noonday Concert Series on April 4 from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in the Olin Arts Concert Hall.
Wednesday, March 27, 1996 10:44 am
Bates musician, senior Hwashing Cheng of Carlisle, Mass., will perform a concert of original compositions for guitar and voice on April 5 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Wednesday, March 27, 1996 10:42 am
The Bates College Modern Dance Company, under the artistic direction of Marcy Plavin, will present its annual spring concert in a series of three performances on March 22 and March 23 at 8 p.m. and on March 24 at 2 p.m. in the Schaeffer Theater. Tickets will be $6 for general admission and $3 for seniors.
Wednesday, March 27, 1996 10:40 am
Sheldon Krimsky, a philosopher and scientist, will discuss whether environmental chemicals damage human reproduction at Bates College on March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Wednesday, March 27, 1996 10:37 am
William H. Tucker, a member of the Bates class of 1967, will discuss topics connected with his award-winning book on the politics of race research, on March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Wednesday, March 27, 1996 10:35 am
Lois K. Ongley, assistant professor of geology at Bates, will discuss the results of a study of the sorption of dissolved arsenic by sand at the 1996 Northeastern Section Meeting of the Geological Society of America on Friday at 8:40 a.m. in Regency A of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Buffalo, N.Y.
Wednesday, March 27, 1996 10:32 am
Boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 15 can participate in a wide range of athletic activities in the Bates College Sports Camp, an overnight and day camp offered on the campus from June 30-July 12 (Session I) and July 14-26 (Session II).
Wednesday, March 27, 1996 10:30 am
The drinking water in Zimapán has an average arsenic concentration of 0.3 mg/L. The WHO drinking water standard is 0.05 mg/L. The residents of Zimapán are beginning to show ill health effects of chronic arsenic poisoning which include skin cancer and kidney and liver disease. Montgomery and Tichenor are trying to determine the source of the arsenic and the pathway by which it enters the groundwater supply.