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Tuesday

September 24, 1996
10:28 am

Nixon presidency as topic for conference

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.

Monday

September 23, 1996
10:24 am

Ethiopian scholar to speak

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.

Monday

September 23, 1996
10:17 am

Mike Holte wins weekly Grid Honors

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

Monday

September 23, 1996
10:10 am

Friday lectures resume

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.

Monday

September 23, 1996
10:07 am

'Culture' is lecture topic

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.

Monday

September 23, 1996
10:02 am

Novelist Carolyn Chute to read

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.

Monday

September 23, 1996
9:41 am

Nobel Laureate in chemistry to speak

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.

Thursday

September 12, 1996
9:36 am

Bates celebrates 100 years of debate with weekend program

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

Wednesday

September 4, 1996
9:32 am

Students urged to embrace creativity

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.

Tuesday

September 3, 1996
9:32 am

Harpsichord concert to be given by Russian-born Israeli

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.