Stories from March 2001
Wednesday, March 7, 2001 3:30 pm
Mary Rice-DeFosse, professor of French, lives and works in a state in which 40 percent of the residents claim French heritage. It's no coincidence, then, that Franco-American Maine literature and culture are an important part of her work.
Tuesday, March 6, 2001 3:43 pm
Isn't it Romantic, a play by Pulitzer Prize-winner Wendy Wasserstein, will be performed Thursday through Sunday, March 15-18, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 18, at Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.
Monday, March 5, 2001 3:36 pm
James L. Watson, Fairbank Professor of Chinese Society and professor of anthropology at Harvard University, will discuss The New Cultural Imperialism: McDonald's in China Wednesday, March 14, in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.
Monday, March 5, 2001 3:31 pm
Poet Brian Gilmore, the author of Elvis is Alive and Living in Harlem will read from his work Saturday, March 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.
Friday, March 2, 2001 3:22 pm
In the first of a series of events sponsored by the Bates College Multicultural Center to celebrate International Women's History Month, Vivien Ng, associate professor of women's studies and director of graduate studies at the University of Albany, State University of New York, will discuss Feminism in the 2000s Monday, March 12, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.
Thursday, March 1, 2001 3:13 pm
Bates vice president Bill Hiss '66 was among the participants in a "Great SAT Debate" on the March 29 edition of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.
Thursday, March 1, 2001 3:06 pm
Georgia senators Max Cleland and Zell Miller recently announced plans to introduce a U.S. Senate resolution urging President Bush to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the late Benjamin Mays '20.
Thursday, March 1, 2001 2:57 pm
In a Christian Science Monitor interview, Bates Vice President Bill Hiss explains the good results Bates has experienced since making the SAT optional.
Thursday, March 1, 2001 2:49 pm
Author Elizabeth Strout '77 will see her best-selling prose transformed for the small screen March 4 with the ABC telecast of Oprah Winfrey Presents: Amy & Isabelle, an adaptation of Strout's acclaimed debut novel.
Thursday, March 1, 2001 2:35 pm
Bates College has received a $1.3 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the nation's largest private supporter of science education from elementary school through postdoctoral studies.