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Wednesday

October 31, 2001
3:30 pm

Bates partners with Mount Desert Island laboratory in $5.5 million NIH grant

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.

Monday

October 29, 2001
9:46 am

Lecture makes case for classroom diversity

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.

Monday

October 29, 2001
9:41 am

Folk singer and storyteller to discuss spirituality

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.

Friday

October 26, 2001
1:05 pm

'Brave New World' takes the stage

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.

Thursday

October 25, 2001
2:46 pm

Pianist performs seldom-heard contemporary gem

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.

Thursday

October 25, 2001
2:01 pm

New England Piano Quartette returns

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.

Thursday

October 25, 2001
1:56 pm

Bates historians to discuss meaning of Sept. 11

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.

Thursday

October 25, 2001
1:40 pm

Photographer of Navajo code talkers launches Native American Heritage Month

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.

Thursday

October 25, 2001
1:28 pm

Economics department ranked at top of leading liberal arts college

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.

Thursday

October 25, 2001
1:23 pm

Bates ranks seventh in number of physics graduates

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.