Posts from January 2003
Jean Kilbourne, ad critic and 'Lecturer of the Year,' to speak

Wednesday, January 22, 2003 2:45 pm

Internationally recognized for her pioneering work on how advertising represents alcohol, tobacco and the image of women, author Jean Kilbourne offers a slide presentation titled "The Naked Truth: Advertising's Image of Women."

Wesleyan professors presents two evenings of Indonesian shadow puppetry

Wednesday, January 22, 2003 2:17 pm

Sumarsam, a Wesleyan University professor who had his first experience with Indonesian performing arts as a boy in his East Javanese village, devotes two evenings to Indonesian shadow puppetry this week.

Career seminars link liberal arts, entrepreneurial success

Monday, January 20, 2003 1:58 pm

The virtues of a liberal arts education don't spring immediately to mind when you imagine two guys putt-putting around Nantucket Harbor peddling homemade fruit juice to thirsty boaters. But there's a real connection between the entrepreneurial spirit behind a business like Nantucket Nectars — which today employs 150 and markets its extensive juice line in 40 states, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean — and the traits nurtured at small liberal arts colleges.

Grant supports public school programming at Bates museum

Monday, January 20, 2003 1:50 pm

A two-year, $50,000 grant recently received by the Museum of Art will support educational programming for 400 local middle school students at the museum. The grant supports the museum's Thousand Words Project.

Rabbi discusses a second career in Spiritual Journey series

Friday, January 17, 2003 1:45 pm

Rabbi Thomas M. Alpert of Temple Tifereth Israel in Malden, Mass., will discuss changing careers in midlife in a lecture titled "Your Not-So-Young Shall See Visions: Reflections of a New Second-Career Rabbi."

Pioneer in 'green' architecture to speak

Friday, January 17, 2003 1:41 pm

Randolph Croxton, the architect whose design of the Audubon House in New York City is internationally recognized as a model of environmentally sound design, discusses "green" architecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Bates panel considers a Republican-controlled government'

Thursday, January 16, 2003 1:36 pm

Four panelists, sounding off on a variety of issues, will present a discussion titled "The Implications of a Republican-Controlled Government," followed by a question-and-answer period, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

Dreyfus award to support post-doctoral fellow in chemistry

Monday, January 13, 2003 4:17 pm

On behalf of the chemistry department, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry Thomas Wenzel has received a two-year grant totaling more than $100,000 to support a teaching and research fellow at Bates.

Bates Concert Series presents legendary jazz guitarist

Monday, January 13, 2003 3:49 pm

Known for his stylistic reach, his technical chops and his profoundly imaginative improvisations, jazz guitarist Pat Martino performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Nantucket Nectars co-founder to speak

Thursday, January 9, 2003 3:23 pm

The Seminar Series on Entrepreneurship presents a talk by Nantucket Nectars co-founder Tom First at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 13, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

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