Stories from September 1996
Nixon presidency as topic for conference

Tuesday, September 24, 1996 10:28 am

The presidency of Richard M. Nixon, an important chapter in recent American history, will be the focus of a conference for Maine teachers on Friday, Sept. 27, at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Ethiopian scholar to speak

Monday, September 23, 1996 10:24 am

The provocative question Is There Peace on Campus Today? will be discussed in a lecture on Thursday, Oct. 3 by Ephraim Isaac, director of the Institute of Semitic Studies in Princeton, N.J.

Mike Holte wins weekly Grid Honors

Monday, September 23, 1996 10:17 am

Senior linebacker Mike Holte of Bates College is the defensive football player of the week in the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC).

Friday lectures resume

Monday, September 23, 1996 10:10 am

Bates College has resumed its popular series of TGIF lectures by faculty members and students at 4:15 p.m. Fridays while school is in session.

'Culture' is lecture topic

Monday, September 23, 1996 10:07 am

Author and professor Bruce Lincoln, hailed as one of the leading thinkers in the area of cultural studies, will discuss the meaning of the word "culture" in a lecture on Monday, Sept. 30.

Novelist Carolyn Chute to read

Monday, September 23, 1996 10:02 am

Best-selling novelist and National Book Award winner Carolyn Chute will read from her newest book and discuss her political views and other matters on Wednesday, Oct. 2.

Nobel Laureate in chemistry to speak

Monday, September 23, 1996 9:41 am

Harvard University scientist Dudley R. Herschbach, winner of the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1986, will present two lectures at Bates College on Wednesday, Oct. 2, as this year's visitor in the du Pont Eminent Scientists Seminar Series.

Bates celebrates 100 years of debate with weekend program

Thursday, September 12, 1996 9:36 am

One of the most successful and distinguished debate programs at any American college or university is celebrating its 100th anniversary this month with a series of newsworthy events

Students urged to embrace creativity

Wednesday, September 4, 1996 9:32 am

Quoting authors ranging from William Blake to E.B. White, scholar Catharine R. Stimpson on Wednesday told the class of 2000 to embrace creativity as one of the highest purposes of life.

Harpsichord concert to be given by Russian-born Israeli

Tuesday, September 3, 1996 9:32 am

Harpsichordist Zvi Meniker will perform J.S. Bach's Goldberg Variations at 8 p.m. Sept. 13 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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