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Wednesday

March 31, 2004
12:41 pm

Student researchers to offer Dirigo Health Care Plan information session

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.

Wednesday

March 31, 2004
10:43 am

Bates debaters tackle political diversity

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?”

Tuesday

March 30, 2004
2:00 pm

Econ 222 retires nine tons' worth of sulfur dioxide permits

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.

Tuesday

March 30, 2004
10:57 am

Bates forum to examine U.S. role in Iraq

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.

Monday

March 29, 2004
2:10 pm

Bates presents World Music Weekend

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.

Saturday

March 27, 2004
2:49 pm

Physician to present Stringfellow Awards for Justice and Peace

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.

Friday

March 26, 2004
8:56 am

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

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.

Thursday

March 25, 2004
9:06 am

Physician-credentialing expert to speak at Bates College

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.

Wednesday

March 24, 2004
9:16 am

Bates presents World Music Weekend

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.

Wednesday

March 24, 2004
8:39 am

Senior art majors show work at Bates College Museum of Art

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.