Stories from October 2002
U.S. Muslim woman describes peace pilgrimage to Afghanistan in Spiritual Journey series

Wednesday, October 16, 2002 3:01 pm

Shamshad Sheikh, Muslim chaplain at Mount Holyoke College, will discuss her experiences in a Bates College lecture titled From Pakistan to Afghanistan via the United States: A Muslim Peace Pilgrim's Journey, at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend this discussion, part of the "Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2002-03" series sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain, free of charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.

Congressman Baldacci to honor Sen. Edmund Muskie

Tuesday, October 15, 2002 3:24 pm

In an appearance sponsored by the Bates Democrats, U.S. Rep. John Baldacci pays tribute to the late Edmund S. Muskie, who served as Maine governor, U.S. senator and secretary of state, at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. Baldacci's talk is open to the public at no charge.

Wisconsin mathematician to speak

Tuesday, October 15, 2002 3:20 pm

Georgia Benkart, professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, visits Bates College to give the annual Sampson Lecture

Acclaimed pedagogue to speak

Thursday, October 10, 2002 3:33 pm

Parker J. Palmer, named one of the 30 "most influential senior leaders" in a national survey of faculty and staff in higher education, gives a talk titled "Leading From Within: Reflections on Leadership, Community and the Inner Life" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. Sponsored by the office of the Dean of the College at Bates College, the talk is open to the public at no charge.

Bates student players present David Ives' 'Red Address'

Thursday, October 10, 2002 3:29 pm

The Robinson Players, the independent student theater group at Bates College, presents six performances of David Ives' play The Red Address from Oct. 25 through Nov. 3 (8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays,. 2 p.m. Sundays) at The Ronj, the student-run coffeehouse on Frye Street. The performances are open to the public at no charge, although seating is extremely limited; no reservations will be accepted.

Panel to discuss U.S. invasion of Iraq

Wednesday, October 9, 2002 3:39 pm

A group of journalists, professors and activists present a panel discussion titled "War, What Is It Good For? Should the United States Invade Iraq," to be followed by a question-and-answer period, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend this event, sponsored by the Bates Democrats, free of charge.

Senior receives American Mathematics Society award

Tuesday, October 8, 2002 4:21 pm

Challis J. E. Kinnucan, a Bates College senior from London, Ontario, has been awarded a $4,000 scholarship grant from the American Mathematical Society's Waldemar J. Trjitzinsky Fund.

Joel Babb shows landscapes at museum of art

Friday, October 4, 2002 4:23 pm

A major exhibition of Maine landscapes by Joel Babb, whose realist approach has made him a favorite with collectors all over the Northeast, opens at the Bates College Museum of Art.

'Passion: Soul Music of Southern Europe' visits

Wednesday, October 2, 2002 4:19 pm

Diverse in the stylistic details but united in their expressive power, three groups playing traditional music of southern Europe perform at the Bates College Chapel, College Street, at 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21. Sponsored by the Bates Multicultural Center, this production titled "Passion: Soul Music of Southern Europe" is open to the public at no charge.

Children of war featured in film to be screened

Tuesday, October 1, 2002 4:26 pm

An Academy Award-nominated documentary film that features Israeli and Palestinian children, will be shown at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in Room 204 of Pettengill Hall.

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