News Archives

Thursday

June 14, 2001 8:53 am

Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich tells Bates graduates to seek balance

Don’t let anxiety about income prevent you from seeking a balance in life, former Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich told Bates College graduates, their families and friends during Commencement exercises Monday, June 4.

Thursday

June 14, 2001 8:27 am

Bates Bookstore announces annual summer reading list

Sarah Potter ’77, director of the Bates College Store, and her staff annually offer a summer reading list comprising titles suggested by Bates faculty and staff. This year’s list, the fifth annual, includes more than 150 titles recommended by some 70 members of the Bates community.

Tuesday

June 5, 2001 3:59 pm

College of Wooster awards Bates president Harward honorary doctorate

Bates College President Donald W. Harward has been awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree from The College of Wooster at the Ohio college’s commencement this year.

Tuesday

June 5, 2001 3:46 pm

Bates senior's documentary airs on PBS

Bates College senior Frederick B. Brumder of Milwaukee, Wis., has produced “Prisoner of the Past: The Story of A World War II Jewish American P.O.W.,” that will be broadcast Thursday, June 7, as part of “Maine Independents,” a Maine Public Broadcasting television series.

Thursday

May 17, 2001 4:10 pm

Bates presents "Prometheus Bound"

The Department of Theater at Bates College presents “Prometheus Bound” by Aeschylus Thursday, May 24 through Sunday, May 27. All performances will be held in the Shaeffer Theatre.

Tuesday

May 15, 2001 4:16 pm

Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich to speak at Bates Commencement

Robert B. Reich, U.S. Secretary of Labor during President Bill Clinton’s first term, will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree and speak at the 135th commencement at Bates College Monday, June 4, in an outdoor ceremony on the quad in front of Coram Library.

Monday

May 7, 2001 2:53 pm

Lillian Nayder, associate professor of English, explores Victorian lives

Nayder’s forthcoming Cornell University Press book, “Unequal Partners: Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins and Victorian Authorship,” explores the collaborative relationship between Dickens and Collins.

Saturday

May 5, 2001 3:09 pm

Seven Bates students receive Phillips Fellowships

Seven Bates juniors have been named 2001 Phillips Student Fellows and will each receive grants of up to $10,000 for summer research projects.

Saturday

May 5, 2001 1:17 pm

Medical, law school acceptance rates high for Bates graduates

Bates’ acceptance rates for medical school are significantly higher than the national average. A September survey showed that 80 percent of Bates students and alumni who applied to medical school in 1999 were accepted.

Saturday

May 5, 2001 1:09 pm

Bates students present work at Geological Society of America conference

Five Bates students presented work last month in Burlington, Vt. at the Geological Society of America’s Northeastern regional conference, attended by nearly 900 geoscientists from New England.