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Tuesday

January 31, 2006
4:08 pm

Corlett wins Kroepsch Award for teaching excellence

Nominated by students and alums who describe his classroom as a “town meeting” where the moderator respects all viewpoints, faculty member William Corlett has received the College’s Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Wednesday

January 25, 2006
12:00 am

Bates College student groups present pros, cons of Wal-Mart

At 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, the Bates College Republicans offer a screening of the documentary film Why Wal-Mart Works and Why That Makes Some People Crazy in the Filene Room (Room 301), Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.

Wednesday

January 25, 2006
12:00 am

Metropolitan Museum curator to discuss acclaimed Byzantine exhibitions

Helen Evans, who curated two popular and critically acclaimed exhibitions of Byzantine art at New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, visits Bates College to discuss the creation of those shows at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road.

Monday

January 23, 2006
12:00 am

Construction update, week of Jan. 23: Imaging Center opens

Now open in a sleekly renovated section of Coram Library, the Bates College Imaging and Computing Center leads this week’s update.

Friday

January 20, 2006
4:23 pm

New director leads Blazing Sun Steel Pan Orchestra concert

The Blazing Sun Steel Pan Orchestra, a Bates College student ensemble directed by Shawn Thwaites, performs in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Friday

January 20, 2006
4:20 pm

At winter's height, the historic Quad goes bare

The historic Quad sported a rare dead-of-winter look today: bare ground with a hint of green.

Thursday

January 19, 2006
4:13 pm

Sangai Asia presents 'Asian Night Performance'

Sangai Asia, a student group at Bates College that promotes Asian and Asian American awareness, identity and fellowship, presents a cultural extravaganza titled “Asian Night Performance” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St. The public is invited to attend at no charge. For more information, please call Bates student organizer Khoa Pham at 207-777-7811.

Thursday

January 19, 2006
12:42 pm

Faculty from Columbia, Yale law schools to speak on economics, civil rights

On successive evenings in February, Bates College presents two lectures by noted scholars from the law schools at Columbia and Yale universities. Alan Schwartz ’61, Sterling Professor of Law at Yale Law School, offers a talk titled “The Economic Rationality Assumption and Its Challengers” at 7:30 p.m Wednesday, Feb. 1, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. Patricia Williams, columnist for The Nation and James L. Dohr Professor of Law at Columbia Law School, gives a lecture titled “Reconstructing Civil Rights for an Uncertain Future” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2, in the Bates Chapel, College Street.

Thursday

January 19, 2006
12:00 am

2006 King Day theme highlights road to peace

The Bates College community observes the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. by canceling classes and scheduling special programming throughout the day. For 2006, the Martin Luther King Day Committee placed an emphasis on the theme “The Noble Road to Peace: Storming the Battlements of Injustice.”