Posts from December 2002
William Manning opens four-decade retrospective

Tuesday, December 31, 2002 2:12 pm

William Manning, one of Maine's leading abstract artists, shows more than four decades' worth of works on paper at the Bates College Museum of Art in an exhibition that opens with a lecture and reception at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10. Admission to "William Manning: Works on Paper 1961-2002" is free and the public is welcome at the museum located in the college's Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Bates offers workshops in response to racist group

Monday, December 23, 2002 2:25 pm

In response to a Jan. 11 meeting in Lewiston planned by the World Church of the Creator, a national white supremacist and anti-Semitic organization, Bates College is working with the Lewiston-Auburn community to schedule alternative programs to oppose hatred and bias.

King Day events feature prominent activist and filmmaker

Saturday, December 21, 2002 2:47 pm

Award-winning filmmaker Joanne Grant, a writer and veteran civil rights activist of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.

Grant will advance research into climate change, ancient Mainers

Thursday, December 19, 2002 3:04 pm

Bates College has received a state grant of nearly $170,000 for analytical equipment that will significantly advance studies of climate change, the coastal environment and the ecological impact of Maine's ancient inhabitants.

New study suggests that choice of college really matters

Wednesday, December 18, 2002 3:16 pm

Does the type of school an undergraduate attends really make a difference? A new survey of college and university alumni suggests that it does.

New lecture series explores links between natural sciences, humanities

Thursday, December 12, 2002 2:56 pm

"Science, Power, and Difference," a new lecture series at Bates College, will present innovative research into the social, cultural and political dimensions of the natural sciences.

Music professor awarded Fulbright grant for South African research

Wednesday, December 11, 2002 3:29 pm

Linda F. Williams, assistant professor of music at Bates College, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar grant, her second, to conduct research in South Africa during 2003.

Modern Dance Company presents 'From Far and Near'

Monday, December 2, 2002 3:43 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, Bates College, Russell Street. Admission is free.