Posts from February 2000
Maine student discovers low-tech way to purify arsenic-contaminated water

Thursday, February 24, 2000 2:55 pm

Katherine Heggeman, a Bates College senior from Standish, has discovered a method for purifying arsenic-contaminated groundwater in Zimapan, Mexico. Heggeman, a geology major at Bates, will present research related to her senior honors thesis at the 35th annual meeting of the Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America, March 13-15 in New Brunswick, N.J.

Abrahamsen to discuss "Hyperbaric Medicine 2000"

Wednesday, February 23, 2000 2:52 pm

Dr. Robert Abrahamsen, director of the Total Wound Center at St. Mary's Regional Medical Center, will discuss "Hyperbaric Medicine 2000" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in Keck Classroom G52 of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. Abrahamsen will discuss how this state-of-the-art medical treatment delivers 100 percent oxygen to patients in an environment of increased atmospheric pressure. The talk, sponsored by the Bates College Emergency Medical Services, is open to the public free of charge.

Designer McDonough to discuss "Designing a 'Green' World"

Tuesday, February 22, 2000 2:50 pm

William McDonough, named 1999 Designer of the Year by Interiors magazine, will discuss "Designing a 'Green' World" at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Bates College.

New England Piano Quartette to perform

Friday, February 18, 2000 2:47 pm

The New England Piano Quartette will perform the annual Alvin E. David Concert with works by Beethoven, Martinu and Faure at 8 p.m. Friday, March 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College. The performance will be followed by a reception in the Olin lobby, and the public is invited to attend free of charge. For more information, call the Olin Arts Center at 207-786-6135.

Theologian and artist to speak of her sense of the holy

Friday, February 18, 2000 2:42 pm

Elizabeth Bettenhausen, social ethicist, theologian, photographer and poet, will discuss "Bleeding Brain? That's Life!" and present a two-hour interactive workshop "Does Art Increase Justice in the World?" offered in conjunction with an exhibit of Bettenhausen's photographs and poetry, "Healthy, Holy Illness in My Head."

Portland String Quartet performs with soprano Christina Astrachan

Friday, February 18, 2000 2:39 pm

The Portland String Quartet will perform a concert of Mozart, Dvorak and Thomas Myron, with guest soprano Christina Astrachan, at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge. For more information, call the Olin Arts Center at 207-786-6135.

Poet Gregory Orr to read

Friday, February 18, 2000 2:34 pm

Poet-memoirist Gregory Orr will read from a memoir about his troubled relationship with his father, supplementing his presentation with related family poems at 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Maultsby to discuss African American music in Dutch culture

Thursday, February 17, 2000 2:32 pm

Portia Maultsby, professor of ethnomusicology and director of the Archives of African American Music and Culture at Indiana University, will discuss "African American Music in Dutch Culture: Issues of Identity and Representation" at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, March 2, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Millennial Series Lecture free of charge.

Entrepreneurship series examines e-commerce

Thursday, February 17, 2000 2:29 pm

hree Bates College alumni are featured in The Electronic Revolution, E-Commerce, the next presentation in the Bates Seminar Series in Entrepreneurship, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 3, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Women's spirituality center continues Spiritual Journeys

Tuesday, February 15, 2000 2:25 pm

Roseanna Kazanjian, Constance Chandler-Ward and Judith Carpenter, members of Greenfire, a women's spirituality center in Tenants Harbor, will discuss "Creating a Life in Community for Justice, for Work, for the Inner Life" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall on the Bates campus.

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