January 18, 2002 3:35 pm
All of the 27 Bates College seniors and alumni who applied to graduate programs in the health professions in 2001 were accepted, according to a report by the college’s medical studies committee.
January 18, 2002 2:43 pm
Auburn resident Elizabeth K. Sheppard is the new director of alumni relations at Bates College, Vice President for Alumni Affairs and External Relations William W. Hiss recently announced.
January 14, 2002 3:39 pm
Matthew Cote, associate professor of chemistry; Atsuko Hirai, Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of History; and John Rhodes, associate professor of mathematics, have been awarded Phillips Faculty Fellowships for the 2002-03 academic year, announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College.
January 10, 2002 3:45 pm
Senior forward Drew Weymouth and junior goalkeeper Kim Martell were each named to the 2002 Verizon Academic All-District soccer teams on Thursday. Weymouth, a first-team selection will be placed on the ballot for All-America honors, while Martell was named to the second team.
January 8, 2002 4:01 pm
The Bates College Modern Dance Company, under the artistic direction of Marcy Plavin, showcases the talents of students and a guest choreographer in concerts at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11; 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, in Schaeffer Theatre on College Street.
January 7, 2002 4:05 pm
Timothy Leach, a 1999 graduate of Bates College, discusses his fact-finding tour of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, in the college’s Chase Lounge, on Campus Avenue. The presentation is open to the public at no charge.
January 3, 2002 3:58 pm
Robert Earl Keen, whose gritty musical tales of the down and out have made him an alt-country favorite, performs in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building at Bates College at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. Guitarist-singer Willy Porter opens this concert sponsored by the Bates Activity Council. Tickets cost $12 and are available at Bull Moose Music stores in Maine and New Hampshire.
January 3, 2002 3:51 pm
The Bates College education department and Center for Service-Learning sponsor an annual Martin Luther King Day Read-In at Martel School. Student, staff and faculty volunteers are encouraged to participate. Readers will share a book with a diversity theme with a 4th-, 5th- or 6th-grade student. The book will then be given to the child to keep.
January 3, 2002 3:51 pm
James H. Cone, America’s pre-eminent black theologian, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College. Scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in Alumni Gymnasium, Cone’s address is part of a celebration of King’s life and work that includes performances, workshops and a debate between Bates and Morehouse College. All events are open to the public free of charge.
January 3, 2002 3:50 pm
Student dancers, under the direction of hip-hop choreographer W. Barry Dean, will perform an original piece commissioned for the MLK Jr. observation. A resident of Lewiston, Dean comes from Chicago and attended the University of Southern Maine. He teaches hip-hop at Bates and with Elizabeth Hansen’s Dance Studio in Lewiston.