Stories from March 1998
Poet Jaki Shelton Green to read at Bates

Monday, March 30, 1998 4:22 pm

Acclaimed African-American poet Jaki Shelton Green will read from her works at Bates College Friday at 7 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates awarded grant to support interdisciplinary teaching

Monday, March 30, 1998 4:19 pm

Bates has received a $1.2-million grant from the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation of New York City to establish a professorship in interdisciplinary studies, Bates' president Donald W. Harward announced.

Annual senior exhibition highlights student work

Thursday, March 26, 1998 4:17 pm

An exhibition of works by nine graduating studio art majors will open with a reception in the upper gallery of the Museum of Art Friday, April 3, at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Developer of AIDS treatment drug to discuss his work

Wednesday, March 25, 1998 4:14 pm

Dr. Bruce D. Dorsey of Merck Research Laboratories gives two lectures about AIDS on April 1. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

'Africa Peace Tour' to mirror Clinton's visit to Africa, make a stop at Bates

Tuesday, March 24, 1998 4:12 pm

As part of its visit to New England, an "Africa Peace Tour" sponsored by The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC), will make a stop at Bates April 1 at 4 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the program free of charge.

Jazz artist to deliver annual Kendall lecture and concert

Monday, March 23, 1998 4:08 pm

Accomplished pianist and organist Trudy Pitts will discuss her life as a female African-American jazz artist when she delivers the annual Edith C. and Raymond L. Kendall Lecture April 1 at 3 p.m. in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center.

Senior to perform violin, fiddle, in thesis concert

Wednesday, March 18, 1998 4:05 pm

Senior Amy Chandler, a music major from New Sharon, will perform a thesis concert of violin and fiddle music April 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited and admission is free.

Theology professor to discuss intersections of science and religion

Tuesday, March 17, 1998 4:00 pm

Robert Russell, professor of theology and science at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, and founder and director of the Berkeley-based Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, discusses Science and the Spiritual Quest March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. Russell's talk is part of the Religion, Science and Public Policy Lecture Series at Bates. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Higher education expert to discuss technology's role in a changing Bates

Tuesday, March 17, 1998 3:58 pm

Stephen C. Ehrmann, vice president of the Teaching, Learning and Technology Affiliate of the American Association for Higher Education, will discuss Technology and the Transformation of Bates College March 25 at 4:10 p.m. in Chase Lounge. The public is invited to attend the Spring Symposium, and admission is free.

Maine education commissioner to lecture

Tuesday, March 17, 1998 3:54 pm

J. Duke Albanese, Maine's commissioner of education, discusses The Role of Education in Fostering Development (Part II: The Longer Term Perspective) March 20 at 7:30 a.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

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