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Friday

June 21, 2002
8:52 am

Four college Trustees named

Gretchen Shorter Davis of Portland, Maine, and Henry J. Keigwin of South Dartmouth, Mass., have been elected to the college’s Board of Overseers by the alumni of Bates College; Michael W. Bonney of Sudbury, Mass., and David L. Foster of New York City have been appointed by college trustees to serve on the Board of Overseers, Bates College President Donald W. Harward announced.

Thursday

June 20, 2002
8:45 am

Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series opens with Blue Sunday

The Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series, a string of five concerts held in an intimate amphitheater at the edge of the college’s Lake Andrews, opens Thursday, July 18, with the jazz ensemble Blue Sunday. The concerts are open to the public at no charge. For more information, please call 207-786-6400.

Tuesday

June 18, 2002
9:01 am

Economics department tops in scholarly publication citations

The Bates College Department of Economics ranks number one in terms of total citations per capita and third overall among 50 top liberal arts colleges studied.

Monday

June 17, 2002
9:04 am

Ladd Internships help Bates students explore career opportunities

Thirteen Bates College students have been selected for summer internships through the Ladd Internship Program, which provides unique opportunities for career exploration at businesses and institutions ranging from the Ah Haa School for the Arts to Thieme Medical Publishers.

Saturday

June 8, 2002
9:06 am

Alumni receive awards at Reunion Weekend

Bates College presented awards to distinguished alumni Saturday at the college’s Reunion Weekend 2002, held this year from June 6 to 9. The Rev. Arthur E. Higgins ’43, received Bates’ highest honor, the Benjamin Elijah Mays Award. Paula M. Colahan ’87, received the Distinguished Young Alumni Service Award. Norman E. Brackett ’52, received the Alumni Community Service Award, and David O. Boone ’62 and Carol Huntington Boone ’63, received the Helen A. Papaioanou ’49 Distinguished Alumni Service Award.

Thursday

June 6, 2002
9:11 am

Carl Sprinchorn, Maine's King of the Woods, featured at Bates College Museum of Art

An exhibit of some three dozen works by Carl Sprinchorn, renowned for the art he made while exploring the Maine wilderness over four decades, opens at the Bates College Museum of Art with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7. The exhibit runs through Aug. 23. Admission to the museum, located in the Olin Arts Center on Russell Street, is open to the public free of charge.

Tuesday

June 4, 2002
8:47 am

Newprofessorship honors economist and commentator Thomas Sowell

Bates College has announced the creation of a new professorship in honor of Thomas Sowell, the economist, writer and commentator called America’s “most valuable public intellectual” for his challenge to orthodox thought across the spectrum of society.

Monday

June 3, 2002
9:28 am

Glazer and Cumming performance

Frank Glazer, a resident artist at Bates College since 1980 and arguably Maine’s best-known pianist, is joined by his former student Duncan Cumming for an evening of music by Brahms, Dvorák and others at 8:15 p.m. Thursday, June 6, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street. The concert is free and open to the public.