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ACLU president available for interviews in advance of appearance on campus

Tuesday, February 12, 2002 3:36 pm

In an event of statewide significance, Nadine Strossen, president of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), will speak at 8 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in the Chapel.

Actress to portray pioneering geneticist in one-woman show

Monday, February 11, 2002 3:32 pm

The scientific creative process comes alive in a one-woman performance this month. An actress and dancer from Massachusetts, Sharon Wyrrick performs her acclaimed portrayal of a pioneering woman geneticist in The Search for Barbara McClintock at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

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.

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