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Bates College senior Alicia Soderberg of Mashpee, Mass., has identified nine new supernovae — including the most distant one found to date — as part of a National Science Foundation program that provides undergraduates with hands-on research experience.
Bates violinist Lesley A. Rabach, a sophomore from Cheshire, Conn., will perform with pianists Frank Glazer, artist in residence, and James Parakilas, professor of music, at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge. For more information, call the Olin Arts Center at 207-786-6315.
Bates College students enrolled in “Public Opinion,” an advanced-level seminar taught by Douglas Hodgkin, professor of political science, are investigating the Nezinscot River Dam for the town of Turner and a proposed middle school for the town of Sabbatus.
The Portland String Quartet will perform the ninth annual Florence Pennell Gremley Concert at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College. A reception in the lobby will immediately follow the concert, and the public is invited to attend free of charge. For additional information, call the Olin Arts Center at 786-6135.
How Long ‘Til Freedom? a 1999 abolitionist gathering to present the sobering reality of contemporary slaves and suggested innovative responses to their plight, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in the Benjamin Mays Center on the Bates College campus. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
Jack Keigwin, a member of the Bates College class of 1959 and president of F.H. French Co. Inc. of Lincoln, R.I., a leading designer of commercial and industrial properties, will discuss “Sustaining the Vision: Finance and Human Capital” at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 3, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. Keigwin’s talk is part of the Bates Seminar Series in Entrepreneurship. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) will discuss “Civil Rights and Race in America” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 College Ave. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Archives Millennial Series lecture without charge.
The Bates College Modern Dance Company, under the artistic direction of Marcy Plavin, presents “Simply Fabulous,” a concert showcasing the talents of student artists and featuring “Just A Moment,” a work in progress commissioned by the college as part of its millennial celebration, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3 and 4; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, in Schaeffer Theatre.
In response to the plight of refugees throughout the world, Bates College will present a series of films and talks focused on “Refugees, Displacement and Diaspora” Wednesday, Nov. 3; Thursday, Nov. 4; Monday, Nov. 8; Wednesday, Nov. 10; and Thursday, Nov. 11 at various times and places on the Bates campus. “Refugees, Displacement and Diaspora” is made possible by generous support from the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation in New York. The public is invited to attend all events of the series free of charge.
Theater at Bates will stage William Shakespeare’s timeless comedy “Twelfth Night” at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, in Shaeffer Theater, Bates College. The play also will be performed at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6; 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7; 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12; 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for students and seniors. Tickets may be reserved through the Schaeffer Theatre box office by calling 207-786-6161.