News Archives


November 5, 2001 2:56 pm

Bates takes part in premiere science education institute

Five members of the Bates College science faculty took part last August in an institute sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). The outcome of the five-day summer institute was a new national initiative called Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER).


November 2, 2001 3:13 pm

Bates creates center for community partnerships

To assure that the valuable relationships forged between Bates College and the community endure and grow, a new Center for Community Partnerships has been created, Bates President Donald W. Harward announced Friday, Nov. 2.


November 2, 2001 3:10 pm

Bates speaker to discuss young venture developers

Evette Rios, a member of Bates Class of 1999 and an entrepreneur in network marketing, will discuss strategies and ethics for new entrepreneurs Monday, Nov. 5, in Chase Hall Lounge at Bates College.


November 1, 2001 3:26 pm

Navajo chief justice to discuss tribal courts during Native American Heritage Month

As part of Native American Heritage Month at Bates College, the Honorable Robert Yazzie, chief justice of the Navajo Nation, will discuss traditional Navajo legal principles and how the tribal courts operate within the overall context of the U.S. judicial system Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Benjamin Mays Center.


November 1, 2001 3:19 pm

Student meets Nobel winner at Off-Campus Study Consortium

As if spending a semester in London isn’t exciting enough, a Bates College junior from Northeast Harbor also had the opportunity last month to meet one of this year’s recipients of the Nobel Prize for medicine – just two days after the award was announced.


October 31, 2001 3:30 pm

Bates partners with Mount Desert Island laboratory in $5.5 million NIH grant

For Bates College, a $5.5 million grant to Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) will translate into many more biomedical research opportunities for students and support for an expanded network of biomedical researchers. The National Institutes of Health grant was announced Tuesday (10/30/01) in Salisbury Cove, home of MDIBL.


October 29, 2001 9:46 am

Lecture makes case for classroom diversity

Professor Patricia Gurin, an expert defense witness in lawsuits challenging the University of Michigan’s race-based admission policies, discusses her research supporting classroom diversity at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The lecture is free and open to the public.


October 29, 2001 9:41 am

Folk singer and storyteller to discuss spirituality

Bennett E. Tousley, a folk singer and story teller from Woburn, Mass., will give a lecture titled “You Can’t Kill the Spirit: A Journey Through Suffering”, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. Part of the series “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul 2001-02,” sponsored by the chaplain’s office, the talk is open to the public free of charge.


October 26, 2001 1:05 pm

'Brave New World' takes the stage

Boasting an original score and a design scheme out of Buck Rogers, an adaptation of Aldous Huxley’s social satire “Brave New World” opens the Bates College theater season in Schaeffer Theatre Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 8-11.


October 25, 2001 2:46 pm

Pianist performs seldom-heard contemporary gem

Pianist John Kramer performs Frederic Rzewski’s “The People United Will Never Be Defeated!”, a 1978 composition based on a Chilean protest song, at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College Friday, Nov. 9.