June 14, 2001 8:53 am
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.
June 14, 2001 8:27 am
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.
June 5, 2001 3:59 pm
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.
June 5, 2001 3:46 pm
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.
May 17, 2001 4:10 pm
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.
May 15, 2001 4:16 pm
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.
May 7, 2001 2:53 pm
Nayder’s forthcoming Cornell University Press book, “Unequal Partners: Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins and Victorian Authorship,” explores the collaborative relationship between Dickens and Collins.
May 5, 2001 3:09 pm
Seven Bates juniors have been named 2001 Phillips Student Fellows and will each receive grants of up to $10,000 for summer research projects.
May 5, 2001 1:17 pm
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.
May 5, 2001 1:09 pm
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.