Stories from March 2004
Wanless wins NCAA shot put title with Olympic Trial mark; eight student-athletes compete at NCAA Championships

Saturday, March 13, 2004 10:42 am

After claiming second place in each of the last two NCAA Track & Field Championships, Bates College senior Liz Wanless finally won the elusive national shot put championship, and she did it in style, beating the field by more than five feet and hitting the Olympic Trial "B" qualifying distance.

Bates student exhibits photographs of Guatemalan culture and nature

Friday, March 12, 2004 10:50 am

An exhibition of photographs titled "Cultura y Naturaleza Guatemalteca (Culture and Nature in Guatemala)" by photographer Challen Willemsen, a first-year Bates College student from Guatemala City, Guatemala, is on display through March 26 in the Chase Gallery, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue.

Amnesty International regional director to discuss death penalty at Bates College

Friday, March 12, 2004 10:16 am

Joshua Rubenstein, the Northeast regional director of Amnesty International USA, visits Bates College to discuss the death penalty at 7 p.m. Monday, March 22, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue.

Bates sponsors three-day Traveling Film South Asia series

Thursday, March 11, 2004 11:01 am

Bates College opens the three-day Traveling Film South Asia series with "The 18th Elephant-3 Monologues," a 2003 award-winning documentary from India, at 8 p.m. Friday, March 12, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. Sponsored by the college's International Club, the Asian studies program and the departments of political science and anthropology, the film series is open to the public free of charge. For more information, call 207-786-6135.

University of Chicago scholar offers lecture on Bates College Museum of Art exhibit

Monday, March 8, 2004 11:08 am

Wu Hung, professor in the College of the Humanities at the University of Chicago, offers a lecture on the Bates College Museum of Art exhibit "Documenting China: Contemporary Photography and Social Change" at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 12, in the Lower Gallery of the museum, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Nezinscot Farm owner to discuss Maine dairy industry at Bates College

Friday, March 5, 2004 2:37 pm

Gloria Varney, owner of a farm in Turner known for its organic meats and dairy products, visits Bates College to discuss Maine's dairy industry at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 11, in Room G21, Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road.

Qualified for nationals, Bates debaters host Oxford, Harvard and Yale

Friday, March 5, 2004 11:12 am

Oxford, Harvard and Yale universities will be among 10 institutions visiting Bates March 11-13 for an international tournament hosted by the college's Brooks Quimby Debate Council. As part of the gathering, a trio of Bates debaters will square off against three members of the Oxford team, on a topic to be announced, at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 11, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue.

Artist discusses spiritual, political and aesthetic vision

Wednesday, March 3, 2004 11:52 am

Artist and activist Betty LaDuke will give two talks and lead a participatory workshop to accompany an exhibition of her paintings and sketches, "Latin American Transitions: The Art of Betty LaDuke," on display at the Bates College Chapel now through March 26.

Morgan McDuffee memorial race to benefit violence prevention

Wednesday, March 3, 2004 11:41 am

The second annual 5-kilometer run/walk honoring the memory of Morgan McDuffee, a Bates College senior slain in 2002, takes place at Bates Saturday, March 6.

Musical pays tribute to World War II spirit

Tuesday, March 2, 2004 11:47 am

In the annual spring production by the Bates College theater department, Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz directs the World War II-era musical Swingtime Canteen in performances at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 11-13, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 13 and 14.

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