Stories from March 2002
Thursday, March 14, 2002 9:21 am
The Bates College Modern Dance Company, under the artistic direction of Marcy Plavin, presents "Idle Dreams," a concert showcasing the talents of students, faculty and guest choreographer Tere O'Connor at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 21; at 8 p.m. Friday, March 22; at 4 p.m. Saturday, March 23; and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24 in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College Street. The public is invited to attend free of charge with no reservations accepted. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information about the performances, call the Schaeffer Theatre Box Office at 207-786-6161. Please note that the program Thursday and Saturday will vary from the program on Friday and Sunday.
Tuesday, March 12, 2002 9:13 am
A historian from Colby College and two members of a farm labor coalition formed in response to harsh conditions at the former DeCoster Egg Farm offer lectures on environmental issues at Bates College on Wednesday, March 20, and Thursday, March 21. The lectures are free and open to the public.
Friday, March 8, 2002 4:23 pm
The Bates Democrats help launch the campaign season with a debate among the six Democratic candidates for Maine's 2nd District congressional seat, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, in the Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Avenue. The event is free and open to the public.
Friday, March 8, 2002 2:29 pm
Bates College senior Jaime Sawler became the 10th man in school history to win a national championship in track and field when he captured the 35-pound weight throw at the NCAA Division III championships at Ohio Northern University in Ada, Ohio.
Friday, March 8, 2002 2:19 pm
We continue to express our grief. We have received hundreds of messages of condolence from within the College, from alumni, parents and friends, and from members of the Lewiston and Auburn community -- neighbors, City officials, school children and scores of citizens.
Friday, March 8, 2002 9:03 am
James Shulman, co-author of a groundbreaking examination of college sports' impact on higher education, discusses his findings at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College.
Thursday, March 7, 2002 9:18 am
Referred to as "the world's ambassador to religions everywhere, a man of passionate intellect and immense heart" by theologian Thomas Moore, Huston Smith, a nationally renowned scholar in comparative religious studies, will discuss "Religion's Role in an Acutely Troubling Era" at 7 p.m. Monday, March 18, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend this annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education free of charge.
Monday, March 4, 2002 2:35 pm
Performances by student musicians at Bates College hit a crescendo in late...
Friday, March 1, 2002 2:49 pm
Bates College has won a $400,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation to expand and enrich its Asian studies program, announced Jill N. Reich, dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs. The four-year grant will fund faculty research, the creation of new courses, travel for faculty and students, and the acquisition of library and technology resources.
Friday, March 1, 2002 2:44 pm
The singers who describe themselves as "America's favorite dragapella beautyshop quartet" perform at Bates College at 7 p.m. Sunday, March 17, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, on Russell Street. Sponsored by OUTfront, a campus advocacy and support group for issues of gender and sexuality, the concert is free and open to the public.