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Bates student one of three to win Campus Compact award

Thursday, February 21, 2002 8:38 am

Senior Trung Trong Huynh of Portland is one of three students named to receive the Maine Campus Compact's 2002 Student Heart and Soul Award for outstanding contributions in community service and service-learning.

Performance honors pioneering geneticist

Wednesday, February 20, 2002 9:03 am

The scientific creative process comes alive in a one-woman performance. An actor-dancer from Massachusetts, Sharon Wyrrick performs The Search for Barbara McClintock, a multimedia piece about a pioneering woman geneticist, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Maine natural history expert looks at past, future of Allagash

Tuesday, February 19, 2002 3:22 pm

Dean B. Bennett, an expert on Maine’s natural history, discusses the history...

Global warming at issue in annual Muskie Environmental Lecture

Tuesday, February 19, 2002 3:16 pm

Kalee Kreider, manager of a national campaign to raise awareness about global climate change, assesses the effort to forestall global warming in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. Presented as the annual Muskie Environmental Lecture, the event is open to the public at no charge.

Symposium examines stereotyping through children's literature

Friday, February 15, 2002 3:58 pm

In an examination of how children's literature transmits stereotypes, a series of talks, accompanied by three one-act plays, in a symposium titled What is Children's Literature? will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 1, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2. The public is invited to attend the sessions, which include breaks for discussion and meals, free of charge.

Bates seeks nominations for Stringfellow peace and justice award

Friday, February 15, 2002 3:49 pm

The Chaplain's Office is seeking nominations for the two recipients of the 2002 William Stringfellow Award of Peace and Justice in memory of William Stringfellow '49. All letters of nomination are due Monday, March 4, and can be addressed to The Office of the College Chaplain, 161 Wood Street, Lewiston, Maine, 04240.

Composer performs, discusses her music

Friday, February 15, 2002 3:29 pm

Beth Wiemann, a clarinetist and award-winning composer, performs and discusses her music at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The presentation is free and open to the public.

Puppets join actors in production of Duras' 'Sea Wall'

Friday, February 15, 2002 9:09 am

Live actors share the stage with puppets from a variety of puppetry traditions in the production of Marguerite Duras' novel The Sea Wall. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 7-9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, in Gannett Theater.

Poet and performance artist Jayne Cortez to read from work

Wednesday, February 13, 2002 4:03 pm

New York-based poet, performance artist and activist Jayne Cortez will read from her work at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Catholic chaplain from Harvard discusses feminist journey

Wednesday, February 13, 2002 3:54 pm

Jacqueline Landry, Catholic chaplain at Harvard University, will present a talk titled The Path is Made by Walking: A Catholic Feminist's Journey as a Change Agent at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall.

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