Posts from June 2004
Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series has something for everyone

Wednesday, June 30, 2004 2:21 pm

An accordion band, a "world jazz" ensemble and an award-winning fiddler are among the attractions in 2004's expanded Bates College Midsummer Lakeside Concert Series.

Psychology professor wins educator award

Thursday, June 24, 2004 11:38 am

Kathryn Graff Low, associate professor of psychology at Bates and a member of the Bowdoin College Class of 1978, won the Bowdoin Alumni Council's 2004 Distinguished Educator Award, presented at the Brunswick college's reunion in early June. Given annually, the award was established in 1964 to recognize outstanding achievement in education by a Bowdoin alumnus in any field and at any level of education.

Valerie Smith ’75: Who’s Doing What?

Monday, June 21, 2004 1:36 pm

Widely published and critically acclaimed, Valerie Smith '75 is unimpressed by her own or her department's academic celebrity.

Lewiston High students to take part in research

Monday, June 14, 2004 11:24 am

Thanks to support from the National Science Foundation, a professor of chemistry at Bates College is bringing four Lewiston High School students to the college to help investigate the biochemistry of a particular category of viruses. Professor T. Glen Lawson and LHS biology teacher Jason Fuller are working together on this project that brings four advanced-placement students to Bates today through June 25. Mentored by two of Lawson's research students, the young people from LHS will help prepare cloned RNA from the encephalomyocarditis virus (EMCV) for use in experiments examining how the virus's RNA is replicated.

Bates welcomes academic career-services consortium

Monday, June 14, 2004 11:11 am

Bates College hosts the annual meeting of the Liberal Arts Career NetWORK, a consortium of the career-services operations of 28 selective U.S. liberal arts colleges, from June 15 to June 19.

College invites local high school students to participate in viral research

Monday, June 14, 2004 10:41 am

Thanks to support from the National Science Foundation, a professor of chemistry at Bates College is bringing four Lewiston High School students to the college to help investigate the biochemistry of a particular category of viruses.

Alumni honored at Reunion

Saturday, June 12, 2004 11:37 am

Weston L. Bonney '50, a distinguished banker, longtime college Trustee and a volunteer who has worked tirelessly in Maine and abroad to advance education, arts and commerce, received the Benjamin Elijah Mays Medal, the College's highest alumni award, at the 136th Reunion Alumni Awards Ceremony on June 12.

Bates museum, MECA jointly present major Chinese artist

Wednesday, June 9, 2004 11:58 am

In a collaboration unusual for Maine's academic museums, the Bates College Museum of Art and the Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, will jointly present an exhibition by Wenda Gu, one of the most important artists to emerge from China in recent decades.

Bates community aids Lewiston High School science fair

Tuesday, June 8, 2004 12:19 pm

Seventeen Lewiston High School students were honored for their work on 13 projects in the high school's fifth annual Science Fair, held May 6.

Roberts '04 receives Fulbright for musical research in Mongolia

Wednesday, June 2, 2004 12:36 pm

Michael P. Roberts, a recent Bates College graduate from Longmeadow, Mass., has received an award to support postgraduate research in Mongolia from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

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