Stories from March 2004
Student researchers to offer Dirigo Health Care Plan information session

Wednesday, March 31, 2004 12:41 pm

Student members of a social justice club at Bates College will present a 60-minute information session about the hotly debated Dirigo Health Plan, proposed by Gov. John Baldacci, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Bates debaters tackle political diversity

Wednesday, March 31, 2004 10:43 am

The Office of College Advancement will sponsor an April 1 debate by the Brooks Quimby Debate Society on the issue of campus political diversity. The question to be debated reads: "Do Liberal Arts Institutions Inappropriately Marginalize the Right?"

Econ 222 retires nine tons' worth of sulfur dioxide permits

Tuesday, March 30, 2004 2:00 pm

In 2001, 2002 and 2003, at the rate of one permit per year, students in the "Environmental Economics" course at Bates bought and retired government permits for the atmospheric release of a pollutant that causes acid rain.

Bates forum to examine U.S. role in Iraq

Tuesday, March 30, 2004 10:57 am

Four members of the Bates College faculty will lead a forum exploring the U.S. war with Iraq and relations between the two countries at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 7, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, Campus Avenue.

Bates presents World Music Weekend

Monday, March 29, 2004 2:10 pm

Featuring performances by students from Bates and Bowdoin colleges, as well as a special appearance by a Balinese gamelan orchestra from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Bates presents World Music Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, April 3-4, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Physician to present Stringfellow Awards for Justice and Peace

Saturday, March 27, 2004 2:49 pm

Family physician and author David Hilfiker will present the annual William Stringfellow Lecture in Justice and Peace at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, in Chase Hall Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue.

Bates College senior to perform Tomlin's 'Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe'

Friday, March 26, 2004 8:56 am

Saida Cooper, a Bates College senior from St. Albans, Maine, will perform the Jane Wagner-Lily Tomlin play "The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe" at 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, April 1-3, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 4, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Physician-credentialing expert to speak at Bates College

Thursday, March 25, 2004 9:06 am

The Bates College Seminar Series on Entrepreneurship presents Michael Jeresaty, a member of the Bates College class of 1985 and a founding vice president of Garnet Health Systems Corporation, in a discussion of his work at 7 p.m. Monday, March 29, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue.

Bates presents World Music Weekend

Wednesday, March 24, 2004 9:16 am

Featuring performances by students from Bates and Bowdoin colleges, as well as a special appearance by a Balinese gamelan orchestra from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Bates presents World Music Weekend on Saturday and Sunday, April 3-4, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Senior art majors show work at Bates College Museum of Art

Wednesday, March 24, 2004 8:39 am

Twelve art majors, three of them from Maine, cap their Bates College careers with the popular Annual Senior Exhibition, opening with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 9. The exhibit at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell Ave., runs through May 30 and is open to the public at no charge.

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