February 28, 2002 2:53 pm
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges a $490,000 grant to support study abroad programs. The grant will support the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin (CBB) Off-Campus Study Consortium for the next three years.
February 27, 2002 3:01 pm
Lake Affect, an avant-garde ensemble exploring the merging of poetry and pure sound, holds two events during its residency next month. The quartet offers a lecture-demonstration at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 17, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, and performs in concert at 8 p.m. Monday, March 18, in the Chapel.
February 27, 2002 2:58 pm
In a concert appropriate for the Easter season, the College Choir performs the sections of Handel’s oratorio Messiah dealing with Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.
February 26, 2002 4:21 pm
Bates College is looking to Maine teachers and school administrators, as well as the college’s own students and faculty, to propose initiatives designed to improve education in mathematics and the sciences.
February 26, 2002 8:44 am
The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance producing and training program, presents its 20th anniversary season, July 20 through Aug. 17, 2002.
February 25, 2002 8:12 am
A member of the Bates art faculty whose work has received prominent exhibitions in America and Europe, Robert Feintuch discusses his paintings at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center.
February 22, 2002 3:09 pm
Students from Lewiston Middle School exhibit their artworks in a variety of media in an annual exhibit at the Museum of Art. The exhibit opens with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 7, and runs through March 24.
February 22, 2002 8:28 am
On March 1 and 2, Bates will host the second annual CBB Diversity Conference, a program of workshops, lectures and performances organized by the students of Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges. Titled In Our Backyard: Embracing Diversity in Our Communities, the event is free and open to the public.
February 21, 2002 8:52 am
By virtue of their 77-59 victory over Trinity College on Feb. 17, the women’s basketball team has advanced to the semifinals of the New England Small College Athletic Conference tournament. The Bobcats will face Middlebury at 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, at Bowdoin College in Brunswick.
February 21, 2002 8:38 am
Senior Trung Trong Huynh of Portland is one of three students named to receive the Maine Campus Compact’s 2002 Student Heart and Soul Award for outstanding contributions in community service and service-learning.