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Learning-associate programs invite students to the 'real world' to Bates

Monday, February 11, 2002 9:34 am

Novelist Carolyn Chute and the owners of an organic Maine farm are among the specialists working with students in two innovative programs that are engaging the campus with the world outside.

Central Asian movie critic to screen and discuss Kyrgyzstan film

Tuesday, February 5, 2002 3:43 pm

Gulnara Abikeyeva, a Kazakh film critic and Fulbright Scholar, will introduce the award-winning movie Beshkempir (Adopted Son) by director Aktan Abdykalykov at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Room G52 (the Keck Classroom) of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. The public is invited to attend the 82-minute screening, followed by a discussion led by Abikeyeva, free of charge. Refreshments will be served.

Expert in psychology of terrorism to speak on the issue

Tuesday, February 5, 2002 3:40 pm

Martha Crenshaw, a nationally recognized expert in the psychology of terrorism, will discuss the issue at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 12, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

'Vagina Monologues' returns to support women against violence

Friday, February 1, 2002 9:45 am

Reprising last year's production, Eve Ensler's hit play The Vagina Monologues will be performed at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited and donations will be gratefully accepted. The proceeds from the show will be given to support a local women's organization.

Bates establishes George L. Wigton Scholar Fund

Friday, February 1, 2002 9:40 am

The newly endowed George L. Wigton Scholar Fund at Bates College will honor a Bates student who exemplifies the high standards of the College's long-time men's basketball, tennis and squash coach, Director of Athletics Suzanne Coffey announced today.

Corradini '92 carries a torch for Salt Lake City

Thursday, January 31, 2002 2:47 pm

In Salem, Ore., on Jan. 22, Andrea Corradini '92 was one of approximately 11,500 runners in the Olympic Torch Relay who have conveyed the flame from Atlanta to Salt Lake City, where the Winter Games begin Feb. 8.

'Ghost of Bridgetown' author to read

Tuesday, January 29, 2002 3:00 pm

Novelist Debra Spark reads from her second and latest work, "The Ghost of Bridgetown," at 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, in the Benjamin Mays Center, on Russell Street at Bates College. The reading is free and open to the public.

Bates College names Elaine Tuttle Hansen next president

Saturday, January 26, 2002 3:05 pm

Elaine Tuttle Hansen, provost and professor of English at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, was elected president of Bates College on Saturday, Jan. 26. She will assume office July 1 as the college's seventh president, and first woman president, since its founding in 1855.

'Americana' singer Robert Earl Keen plays Bates

Friday, January 25, 2002 4:22 pm

Robert Earl Keen, whose gritty musical tales of the down and out have made him an alt-country favorite, performs in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building at Bates College at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. Guitarist-singer Willy Porter opens this concert sponsored by the Bates Activity Council. Tickets cost $12 and are available at Bull Moose Music stores in Maine and New Hampshire.

'Americana' singer Robert Earl Keen plays Bates College

Friday, January 25, 2002 9:48 am

Robert Earl Keen, whose gritty musical tales of the down and out have made him an alt-country favorite, performs in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building at Bates College at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. Guitarist-singer Willy Porter opens this concert sponsored by the Bates Activity Council. Tickets cost $12 and are available at Bull Moose Music stores in Maine and New Hampshire.

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