June 20, 1997 11:48 am
Master story teller John McDonald will offer an evening of traditional Maine humor at 7 p.m. Thursday, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Children are especially welcome, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.
June 19, 1997 11:44 am
John Smedley, associate professor of physics, and Thomas Tracy, professor of religion, have been awarded a $10,000 grant by the John Templeton Foundation for their course “Caring for Creation.”
June 18, 1997 11:35 am
Bates College will present two separate concert series this summer, including a new series of indoor chamber music concerts as well as the traditional Lake Andrews performances.
June 16, 1997 11:30 am
On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Watergate break-in, Bates College historian Christopher M. Beam, a former National Archives staffer for the White House Tapes Section of the Nixon Presidential Materials Project and one of only a handful of archivists who has listened to the Nixon White House tapes, is available to comment on the significance of the greatest political scandal in American history.
June 5, 1997 11:22 am
The Alumni Distinguished Service Award will be given to Lewiston resident Jane Ault Lindholm, Bates class of ’37, as the college holds its 129th annual reunion from June 6 through June 8.
June 5, 1997 11:17 am
Eight Maine students who received $2,500 scholarships from a fund created by former U.S. Sen. George J. Mitchell will attend Bates College in September 1997. More than 170 Maine students applied for 30 Mitchell Scholarships awarded on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, community spirit and public service.
June 4, 1997 11:11 am
A political scientist was promoted to full professor at Bates College, and four other faculty members received tenure and were promoted to associate professors, effective July 1, announced President Donald W. Harward.
June 3, 1997 10:32 am
Stuart Abelson, a graduating senior from Andover, Mass., left Bates with a splash, when he waterskied across Lake Andrews on May 23, wearing a Bobcat mascot suit. Abelson was towed by a car driving alongside the two acre-size body of water that the students affectionately call “the puddle.” Abelson’s single pass on Lake Andrews lasted about 15 seconds.
June 2, 1997 10:28 am
The Bates Dance Festival invites senior citizens and teenagers from Lewiston-Auburn and surrounding communities to participate in a three-week intensive workshop, July 28 through Aug. 15, under the direction of choreographer and educator Jeff Bliss.