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In the first of a series of events sponsored by the Bates College Multicultural Center to celebrate International Women’s History Month, Vivien Ng, associate professor of women’s studies and director of graduate studies at the University of Albany, State University of New York, will discuss Feminism in the 2000s Monday, March 12, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.
Bates vice president Bill Hiss ’66 was among the participants in a “Great SAT Debate” on the March 29 edition of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.
Georgia senators Max Cleland and Zell Miller recently announced plans to introduce a U.S. Senate resolution urging President Bush to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the late Benjamin Mays ’20.
In a Christian Science Monitor interview, Bates Vice President Bill Hiss explains the good results Bates has experienced since making the SAT optional.
Author Elizabeth Strout ’77 will see her best-selling prose transformed for the small screen March 4 with the ABC telecast of Oprah Winfrey Presents: Amy & Isabelle, an adaptation of Strout’s acclaimed debut novel.
Bates College has received a $1.3 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the nation’s largest private supporter of science education from elementary school through postdoctoral studies.
Justine Nauman-Greif, a Kennebunk-based social worker, quiltmaker and cabinetmaker, will discuss Witnessing the Power of Art to Lead the Spirit: The Domestic Violence Quilt/Screen Project Thursday, March 8, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.
Patricia Devine, a social psychologist from the University of Wisconsin, will discuss The Emotional and Physiological Components of Prejudice Thursday, March 8, in Room G52 of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.
Peggy McIntosh, associate director of the Wellesley College Center for Research on Women, will discuss White People Learning About People of Color: Learning About Themselves Tuesday, March 6, at Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.
Margaret Maurer-Fazio, assistant professor of economics, and Francisca Lopez, associate professor of Spanish, have been awarded Phillips Faculty Fellowships, announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College.