Stories from March 2008
Monday, March 17, 2008 10:26 am
Jonathan Adler '00, who researches intersections between psychotherapy, personal identity and the stories we tell about ourselves, offers a lecture on his work at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, in Bates College's Pettengill Hall, Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).
Monday, March 17, 2008 10:20 am
The Right Rev. Steven Charleston, president and dean of Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass., recently visited Bates College to speak and present the annual William Stringfellow Awards in Justice and Peace. Charleston's lecture honored the legacy of William Stringfellow, Bates class of 1949, a lawyer and lay theologian prominent in the American peace movement. His visit coincided with the 2008 William Stringfellow Awards for Justice and Peace, presented this year to Bates senior Erin Reed of Wareham, Mass., and the Lots to Gardens program of Lewiston.
Monday, March 17, 2008 10:12 am
The Institute for Responsible Citizenship has selected Anthony Phillips, Bates Class of 2010, as one of 24 young men to participate in its summer leadership program in Washington, D.C. He was chosen from hundreds of applicants from universities all over the country to be part of the institute's sixth class.
Friday, March 14, 2008 10:55 am
Bates College senior Noah Gauthier claimed first place in the men's weight throw Friday at the NCAA Division III Indoor Track & Field Championships, winning his first national championship and the first by a Bates athlete since 2006.
Friday, March 14, 2008 10:39 am
Amandla!, the African American student organization at Bates College, presents its seventh annual Black Campus Conference on Saturday, March 15. Members of the public are invited to attend at no charge.
Thursday, March 13, 2008 4:00 pm
Jeffrey Brown, senior correspondent for "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" on PBS, talks about his experiences covering the arts, the current state of the media and issues around "the public voice" in American society. (Total time: 1:05:31)
Thursday, March 13, 2008 4:00 am
Maine faces major decisions on the future of its North Woods. Decisions that will be made soon regarding development will have big implications for the environment and growth management in Maine and around the country.
Wednesday, March 12, 2008 11:00 am
Ruth Charney, vice president of the American Mathematical Society, presents two lectures at Bates on Friday, March 14. Charney gives a talk titled "The Large Scale Geometry of Groups" at 4:30 p.m. in Room 104, Hathorn Hall, 3 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). In the college's annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture, she addresses the topic "From Robotics to Geometry: Building Models with Cubes" at 7:30 p.m. in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.
Monday, March 10, 2008 12:00 pm
About 1,000 Bates people put the new dining Commons to the test over dinner on Monday, Feb. 25.
Friday, March 7, 2008 11:04 am
About a year after visiting Bates to see how the college is making itself more sustainable, U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud returned on March 7 for lunch and a tour of Bates' new, "green" dining Commons.