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First annual Mount David Summit celebrates intellectual life

Sunday, April 7, 2002 8:43 am

The first annual Mount David Summit will celebrate the strong intellectual life of the college.

Carl Sprinchorn, Maine's 'King of the Woods,' featured this summer at museum of art

Thursday, April 4, 2002 4:06 pm

An exhibit of some three dozen works by Carl Sprinchorn, renowned for the art he made while exploring the Maine wilderness over four decades, opens with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, June 7 at the Bates College Museum of Art. The exhibit runs through Aug. 23. Admission to the museum is open to the public free of charge.

Senior exhibition, collection at museum of art

Thursday, April 4, 2002 4:00 pm

The Annual Senior Exhibition, a popular show of work by graduating art majors, is complemented by highlights from the permanent collection at the Bates College Museum of Art this month and next. The senior exhibition runs through May 26 and Collection Highlights through Aug. 23. Both are open to the public at no charge.

Bates College invites community for Earth Day celebration

Thursday, April 4, 2002 3:21 pm

Bates College invites residents of Lewiston and Auburn to "Affirming Our Community," an Earth Day celebration starting at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, April 25, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, 130 Central Avenue.

Work with undergrads nets national award for Bates professor

Friday, March 29, 2002 3:14 pm

Thomas J. Wenzel, a resident of Auburn and a chemistry professor at Bates College, is one of two educators nationally to receive a 2002 CUR Fellows Award from the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).

Senior wins Watson Fellowship to study traditional medicine

Wednesday, March 27, 2002 3:24 pm

Diana Shaghayegh Sepehri, a Bates College senior born in Iran and now a resident of Sacramento, Calif., has received one of 60 prestigious research fellowships awarded this month by the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Program.

Longtime Maine grower and author discusses garden design

Tuesday, March 26, 2002 3:49 pm

Longtime Maine grower and former Atlantic Monthly art director Terry Silber will talk about perennial garden design at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the Muskie Archives.

'Kaffir Boy' author lectures at Bates

Tuesday, March 26, 2002 3:44 pm

Mark Mathabane, whose best-selling book "Kaffir Boy" detailed his growing up black in apartheid-era South Africa, speaks at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 28, in the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The event, sponsored by the Office of the Dean of the College, is free and open to the public.

'Modern-day Will Rogers' performs

Friday, March 22, 2002 3:57 pm

Will Durst, a political comedian likened to Mort Sahl, Hunter Thompson and Dick Gregory, performs at Bates College at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 30, in Skelton Lounge, on the second floor of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. David Brusie, a musician and a senior at Bates, opens the performance, which is free and open to the public.

Hastings to compete in NCAA swimming and diving championships

Wednesday, March 20, 2002 4:04 pm

Senior diver Andrew Hastings is making a familiar trip this weekend when he competes in the NCAA Division III swimming and diving championships.

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