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Tuesday

November 26, 2002
4:13 pm

Atkins selected to the AFCA's 2002 Aztec Bowl Squad

Bates College running back Sean Atkins ’03 (New York, N.Y.) has been selected to play for the American Football Coaches Association’s Division III all-star team that will represent the United States against the Mexican National Team in the 2002 Aztec Bowl on December 14 in Torreon, Mexico.

Tuesday

November 26, 2002
4:08 pm

Bates College Modern Dance Company presents From Far and Near

The Bates College Modern Dance Company presents From Far and Near, a program of dances by student and guest choreographers, at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street. Admission is free.

Tuesday

November 26, 2002
4:05 pm

Three local farms profiled by Bates students

The students, participants in the “World Agriculture” course taught by Peter Rogers, will present their findings from research into the operations of Nezinscott Farm, Turner; Avalon Farm, North Yarmouth; and Bell Farms, Auburn

Monday

November 25, 2002
4:19 pm

Reggae pioneers Toots and the Maytals come to Bates

Toots and the Maytals, the pioneering reggae band known for the dance-floor classic “Pressure Drop,” come to Bates College for a benefit concert at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in the Gray Athletic Building, Central Avenue. Sharing the bill is the eclectic, free-wheeling jazz trio The Slip.

Thursday

November 14, 2002
4:29 pm

Bates performances hit crescendo in November

With student performances of music and drama and a recital by Maine’s best-known pianist in store, the days before Thanksgiving have a lot to offer in the arts at Bates College.

Thursday

November 14, 2002
4:23 pm

Grant fuels professor's dioxin, heart disease research

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) has awarded Rebecca J. Sommer, assistant professor of biology at Bates College, a grant of $132,883 to investigate the impact of dioxin on early cardiac development.

Wednesday

November 13, 2002
2:46 pm

Federal grant advances professor's research into dioxin-heart disease link

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) has awarded Rebecca J. Sommer, assistant professor of biology at Bates College, a grant of $132,883 to investigate the impact of dioxin on early cardiac development.

Wednesday

November 13, 2002
2:42 pm

Porters' Progress founder visits Bates College to describe work in Nepal

Ben Ayers, a 1999 Bates College graduate and founder of an organization that supports expeditionary porters in Nepal, brings a presentation about Porters’ Progress to Bates at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the Benjamin Mays center, 95 Russell St. Ayers’ presentation is open to the public at no charge.

Monday

November 11, 2002
4:00 pm

What the national publications are saying about Bates

National college guides and magazines continue to rank Bates College among the best liberal arts colleges in the nation.

Wednesday

November 6, 2002
2:51 pm

Students perform Oscar Wilde's breakthrough comedy

The Bates College theater department presents a production of Lady Windermere’s Fan,the comedy that made Oscar Wilde the toast of London, in the Gannett Theater at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Nov. 1, 2, 8 and 9, and 2 p.m. Nov. 3 and 10. Admission is $6 ($3 for Bates faculty and staff, senior citizens, and non-Bates students). The theater is in Pettigrew Hall, Andrews Road, on the Bates campus.