Posts from November 2002
Atkins selected to the AFCA's 2002 Aztec Bowl Squad

Tuesday, November 26, 2002 4:13 pm

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.

Bates College Modern Dance Company presents From Far and Near

Tuesday, November 26, 2002 4:08 pm

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.

Three local farms profiled by Bates students

Tuesday, November 26, 2002 4:05 pm

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

Reggae pioneers Toots and the Maytals come to Bates

Monday, November 25, 2002 4:19 pm

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.

Bates performances hit crescendo in November

Thursday, November 14, 2002 4:29 pm

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.

Grant fuels professor's dioxin, heart disease research

Thursday, November 14, 2002 4:23 pm

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.

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

Wednesday, November 13, 2002 2:46 pm

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.

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

Wednesday, November 13, 2002 2:42 pm

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.

What the national publications are saying about Bates

Monday, November 11, 2002 4:00 pm

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

Students perform Oscar Wilde's breakthrough comedy

Wednesday, November 6, 2002 2:51 pm

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.

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