Stories from March 2009
Thursday, March 26, 2009 10:54 am
Four writers from Equatorial Guinea, the only Spanish-speaking nation in Africa, visit Bates College to give a joint presentation titled "Writing Africa in Spanish: Four Equatorial Guinean Writers Speak of Exiled Dreams" at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 31, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.
Thursday, March 26, 2009 10:07 am
A Los Angeles Times news story about new federal legislation protecting more than 2 million acres in nine states, including more than 700,000 acres in California, quotes Sam Goldman '03, California wilderness coordinator at the Wilderness Society. "We're ecstatic," he says, summing up the response of conservationists.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 12:39 pm
Bill McKibben, the environmental journalist who wrote the first book aimed at a general readership about climate change, gave a talk titled "Global Warming: Fighting Against It, Living With It" on Thursday, March 12.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 12:22 pm
The Portland Press Herald chronicled the high drama surrounding senior diver Kelsey Lamdin's final performance at the NCAA Division III Swimming and Diving Championships, held at the University of Minnesota in March. During a warmup dive, she struck the board. Head and hands bleeding, she departed for a hospital, where she got stitched up (without anesthesia) and returned to compete.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 10:26 am
Devin Wigler’s interest in oncology began when she volunteered at St. Mary’s...
Wednesday, March 25, 2009 9:46 am
As Bates senior diver Kelsey Lamdin was warming up on Friday, March 20 for the final competition of her collegiate career, her goal was to win an eighth All-America award and become the most decorated diver in Bates history.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009 9:50 am
"The Global Food Crisis and World Poverty," a talk by Cornell University professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen, takes place at Bates College on March 24, in an event sponsored by the economics department.
Monday, March 23, 2009 1:05 pm
Former Maine Gov. Angus King Jr. visits Bates on March 25 to address the theme "Protecting the Environment: Reflections on the Role of Leadership."
Monday, March 23, 2009 1:03 pm
Directed by John Corrie, the Bates College Choir performs Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's "Coronation Mass" and Gabriel Fauré's "Requiem" in concert.
Monday, March 23, 2009 11:02 am
Bates senior attackman Tyler Moore (North Andover, Mass.) played a key role in the Bobcats men's lacrosse team gaining its first win of the season last Wednesday against Gordon College.