Posts from November 2004
Lecture on stereotyping and academic achievement cancelled

Tuesday, November 30, 2004 12:19 pm

Due to travel difficulties, tonight's lecture titled "Addressing Stereotype Threat" by Joshua Aronson, associate professor of applied psychology at the Steinhardt School of Education, New York University, has been canceled.

Israeli consul to New England to discuss Middle East peace prospect

Tuesday, November 30, 2004 12:15 pm

Hillel Newman, the Israeli consul to New England in Boston, will offer a lecture titled "Prospects for Peace in the Middle East: After Arafat" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College, Campus Avenue. Sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships, the event is free and open to the public. For more information, please call 207-786-6195.

Bates student delegate to attend Republican National Convention

Friday, November 26, 2004 9:23 am

A Bates College junior will represent Maine's 2nd Congressional District at the Republican National Convention in New York City starting Aug. 30.

Bates receives award for leadership in tobacco control

Friday, November 19, 2004 12:23 pm

The college has received an award for its adoption of a policy that strengthens tobacco control efforts on campus.

Real-world experience tops expectations in volcano visit

Wednesday, November 17, 2004 12:50 pm

About a year ago, when professor of geology John Creasy was designing a first-year seminar exploring both the science of volcanoes and their affects on people, a field trip to Mount St. Helens seemed ideal.

Bates names new chief of archives and special collections

Wednesday, November 17, 2004 12:32 pm

Katherine A. Stefko is the new director of archives and special collections at Bates College.

Bates hosts leading composer-theorists for concert, residency

Monday, November 15, 2004 1:03 pm

Robert Cogan and Pozzi Escot, known internationally as composers and as music theorists expert in relationships between music and such disciplines as math and physics, are spending a weeklong residency at Bates College that includes two events open to the public at no cost.

Men's cross country qualifies for NCAA championship

Saturday, November 13, 2004 1:44 pm

The Bates College men's cross country team advanced to the 2004 NCAA Division III Championship with a fourth place finish at the New England regional on Saturday afternoon at Twin Brook Recreation Center.

International Monetary Fund official to speak at Bates

Thursday, November 11, 2004 12:41 pm

Mark Plant, assistant director of the Policy Development and Review Department of the International Monetary Fund, comes to Bates College to offer a lecture on IMF policies regarding poverty at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 15, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road.

Indonesian shadow puppets, orchestral concert make for intriguing evenings in Olin Concert Hall

Thursday, November 11, 2004 12:29 pm

At 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12, the Bates College Orchestra presents a program including a work by conductor Philip Carlsen, a setting of poems by renowned Maine writer Wesley McNair. At 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, Indonesian puppet master Joko Susilo will present a shadow-puppet performance of "The Abduction of Sinta," a central story from the Hindu epic Ramayana. Susilo will be accompanied by the Bates Gamelan Mawar Mekar ("blossom of inspiration"), an Indonesian-style gamelan orchestra, and guest musicians from New Hampshire and Minnesota. Both events take place in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates, 75 Russell St., and are open to the public at no charge. For more information, please call 207-786-6135.

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