Posts from February 2003
Junior injured in Rhode Island fire recovering at home

Monday, February 24, 2003 2:52 pm

Bates College junior Philip B. Barr, of Lincoln, R.I., was injured in the February 20 nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I., that killed 99 people and injured more than 180.

Lewiston Middle School students to show art

Monday, February 24, 2003 2:49 pm

The popular annual art exhibit by students from Lewiston Middle School returns to the Museum of Art next month. The exhibit will run from March 6 through March 21.

Bates, peer colleges file in support of University of Michigan admissions policy

Thursday, February 20, 2003 2:44 pm

Bates College is adding its support to the defense of the University of Michigan's affirmative action policy in admissions.

Bates hosts major conference on Lewiston-Auburn diversity

Thursday, February 20, 2003 12:00 pm

Well-known Maine politicians, officials from the public and private sectors, and local Somali residents will join educators and students at Bates College in March for the conference "Toward Harmony: A New Diversity in Lewiston-Auburn."

Lectures explore Russian wilderness, Sichuan art, social impacts of science

Friday, February 14, 2003 2:32 pm

Four lectures in the coming weeks offer provocative, enlightening views on topics ranging from Chinese art to a feminist view of science and values. All four lectures are open to the public at no charge.

McDuffee Memorial 5K Run/Walk to support youth-violence prevention

Thursday, February 13, 2003 2:28 pm

With proceeds destined for a Red Cross program addressing issues of youth violence, a 5-kilometer run/walk dedicated to the memory of slain Bates College senior Morgan McDuffee will be held on Sunday, March 2.

Classmates Freeman, Chamberlain compete in Nordic World Championships

Thursday, February 13, 2003 2:22 pm

Classmates Justin Freeman '98 and Dave Chamberlain '98 are members of the U.S. cross country team competing in the World Championships Feb. 18-March 1 at Val di Fiemme, Italy. Freeman and Chamberlain join Nancy Ingersoll Fiddler '78 as the only Bates alumni to represent the United States at a Winter Olympics or World Championships.

Majority of Bates students oppose pre-emptive military action in Iraq

Thursday, February 13, 2003 2:09 pm

International politics came home to Bates Feb. 10 when the Representative Assembly, the college's student governing body, adopted a resolution condemning preemptive military action in Iraq.

Gov. Baldacci, U.S. Rep. Allen to appear at Muskie Symposium

Wednesday, February 12, 2003 2:20 pm

Gov. John Baldacci, U.S. Rep. Tom Allen, the co-founder of the pioneering newsweekly Maine Times and a host of experts in land use, economics and agriculture are among presenters at an environmental symposium planned for Feb. 28 and March 1.

Pianist Glazer devotes program to Carl Maria von Weber

Monday, February 10, 2003 2:09 pm

Frank Glazer, Bates' resident artist since 1980 and arguably Maine's best-known pianist, performs the popular Invitation to the Dance and three other works by Carl Maria von Weber at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

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