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Student awarded $32,000 Beinecke Scholarship

Thursday, April 25, 2002 8:17 am

Andrea J. Brewer, a Bates College junior from Traverse City, Mich., has been awarded a $32,000 scholarship from the Beinecke Scholarship program.

Major alumnus gift supports professorship

Wednesday, April 24, 2002 4:16 pm

Robert J. Barro, the Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics at Harvard University, will deliver the Thomas Sowell Professorship of Economics inaugural lecture, titled Economics and Religion, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall. A reception will follow in Pettengill's Perry Atrium, and the public is invited to attend the entire event free of charge.

Lewiston High Science Fair features some 450 student projects

Wednesday, April 24, 2002 3:29 pm

The third annual Lewiston High School Science Fair takes place from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9 in the high school gymnasium, 156 East Ave. Presented in partnership with the Bates College Center for Service-Learning, the fair features nearly 450 projects created during the school year by students in grades 9 through 12.

Gamelan Ensemble, pianist Glazer concert

Wednesday, April 24, 2002 8:57 am

Music lovers have the chance to enjoy two distinctly different musical traditions...

Bates track and field to host 2002 NESCAC championships

Wednesday, April 24, 2002 8:28 am

For the first time, Bates College will host the New England Small College Athletic Conference outdoor track and field championships. The Bobcats opened a new facility earlier this year, the Russell Street Track.

'Fantastic' Short Term arrives

Wednesday, April 24, 2002 8:20 am

Students and faculty loved Short Term. What began as an extension of the Bates ethos of hard work became an unexpected, and at that time rare, opportunity for faculty to try out new courses and teaching strategies. During three five-day kayaking and camping excursions to Maine's isolated coastal islands, Eusden and his students will map the varying bedrock geology around Casco Bay, Penobscot Bay, and Mount Desert Island.

WRBC-FM, 'Radio Bates College,' hosts Roots Music Festival

Tuesday, April 23, 2002 3:38 pm

Featuring popular Maine acts and a nationally known headliner, the Bates College radio station sponsors the WRBC Roots Music Festival from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, at Keigwin Amphitheater, adjacent to the Olin Arts Center on Russell Street. The festival is free and open to the public. In the case of rain the event will be moved to the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Avenue. For more information, please call the radio station at 777-7915.

Geltman added to WRBC-FM Roots Music Festival roster

Tuesday, April 23, 2002 3:26 pm

Laurie Geltman, a Boston-based singer, songwriter and guitarist, has joined the slate of Maine and nationally known performers in the WRBC Roots Music Festival at Bates College, taking place from noon to 6 p.m. on Saturday, May 11, at Keigwin Amphitheater, adjacent to the Olin Arts Center on Russell Street. The festival is free and open to the public. In case of rain the event will take place at the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Avenue. For more information, please call the radio station at 207-777-7915.

Bates presents films about Muslim life

Monday, April 22, 2002 4:25 pm

Bates College presents "Films of Muslim Life", a festival of award-winning films set in Iran and Senegal, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays from May 1 through May 22 in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. A member of the Bates faculty or a Muslim student will host a discussion following each screening, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Ecuadorian pianist plays traditional music at Bates College

Tuesday, April 9, 2002 3:44 pm

Pianist and composer Vicente López performs a program largely based on the traditional music of his native Ecuador in a concert at 8 p.m. Friday, May 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell Street. The concert is free and open to the public. For more information about the performance, please call 207-786-6135

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