Stories from April 2001
Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:51 pm
Bates College junior Jason Surdukowski of Concord, N.H., a double major in studio art and political science, has been named a 2001 Harry S. Truman Scholar, one of 70 students nationwide to receive a $30,000 scholarship awarded on the basis of leadership potential, intellectual ability and the likelihood of "making a difference."
Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:35 pm
The Bates College Planeteers, a group of Bates environmental economics students, have successfully purchased an emissions permit good for one ton of sulfur dioxide in the 2001 Acid Rain Allowance Auction held annually by the Chicago Board of Trade.
Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:28 pm
U.S. Rep. John Baldacci will discuss "Economic Implications of Entrepreneurship" Thursday, April 12, in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall on the Bates College campus.
Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:22 pm
Steve Hochstadt, professor of history at Bates College, has been selected as a finalist for the Pizzagalli Construction Company Celebration of Excellence Award.
Wednesday, April 25, 2001 3:55 pm
A group of Bates, Bowdoin and Colby college faculty and students, joined by a colleague from the University of the West Indies, will gather to participate in a day-long conference and roundtable, "Scientific Knowledge, Culture and Political Economy: The Caribbean and The Americas," Friday, May 4, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue at Bates College.
Wednesday, April 18, 2001 3:47 pm
Four Bates College students have been named 2001 Phillip J. Otis Fellows and will each receive a $5,000 grant for research and travel to promote greater understanding of environmental issues and the connection between the environment and spirituality.
Wednesday, April 18, 2001 3:30 pm
Seven Bates juniors have been named 2001 Phillips Student Fellows and will each receive grants of up to $10,000 for summer research projects.
Tuesday, April 17, 2001 3:26 pm
World-renowned chef Martin Yan, whose cooking show "Yan Can Cook" has brought Chinese cuisine to millions will help prepare a community dinner Thursday, May 3, in the Chase Hall Commons and several other campus locations at Bates College.
Sunday, April 15, 2001 1:24 pm
Lewiston Middle School (LMS) will host its first Cultural Heritage Night Thursday, April 25, in the school's cafeteria. The event will feature presentations about Franco-American and Somali heritage and displays by Bates College international students, who will share their traditions, music and dress.
Thursday, April 12, 2001 3:15 pm
Environmentalist Judith Shapiro will discuss Mao's War Against Nature: The Lessons for Today Monday, April 30, in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.