Posts from October 2001
Bates partners with Mount Desert Island laboratory in $5.5 million NIH grant

Wednesday, October 31, 2001 3:30 pm

For Bates College, a $5.5 million grant to Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) will translate into many more biomedical research opportunities for students and support for an expanded network of biomedical researchers. The National Institutes of Health grant was announced Tuesday (10/30/01) in Salisbury Cove, home of MDIBL.

Lecture makes case for classroom diversity

Monday, October 29, 2001 9:46 am

Professor Patricia Gurin, an expert defense witness in lawsuits challenging the University of Michigan's race-based admission policies, discusses her research supporting classroom diversity at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Folk singer and storyteller to discuss spirituality

Monday, October 29, 2001 9:41 am

Bennett E. Tousley, a folk singer and story teller from Woburn, Mass., will give a lecture titled "You Can't Kill the Spirit: A Journey Through Suffering", at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. Part of the series "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2001-02," sponsored by the chaplain's office, the talk is open to the public free of charge.

'Brave New World' takes the stage

Friday, October 26, 2001 1:05 pm

Boasting an original score and a design scheme out of Buck Rogers, an adaptation of Aldous Huxley's social satire "Brave New World" opens the Bates College theater season in Schaeffer Theatre Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 8-11.

Pianist performs seldom-heard contemporary gem

Thursday, October 25, 2001 2:46 pm

Pianist John Kramer performs Frederic Rzewski's "The People United Will Never Be Defeated!", a 1978 composition based on a Chilean protest song, at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College Friday, Nov. 9.

New England Piano Quartette returns

Thursday, October 25, 2001 2:01 pm

One of northern New England's premiere chamber ensembles, the New England Piano Quartette, brings music by Mahler, Mozart and Chausson performs at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Bates historians to discuss meaning of Sept. 11

Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:56 pm

Three Bates College historians and an anthropologist will lead a discussion of the Sept. 11 attacks and consider the tragedy's aftermath in a forum at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Photographer of Navajo code talkers launches Native American Heritage Month

Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:40 pm

Bates College will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a series of events sponsored by the Multicultural Center, beginning with a talk by photographer Kenji Kawano, author of the book "Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers" (Northland Publishing Company, 1990), Thursday, Nov. 1, in Chase Hall Lounge.

Economics department ranked at top of leading liberal arts college

Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:28 pm

The Bates College Department of Economics ranks second in the nation in the number of times its faculty's scholarly research is cited by other researchers.

Bates ranks seventh in number of physics graduates

Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:23 pm

In a survey of more than 500 colleges whose ultimate degree is a baccalaureate, the American Institute of Physics ranked Bates College seventh in the number of physics majors it graduates annually.

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