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'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.

Robert Drinan to discuss U.S. war on terrorism

Thursday, January 24, 2002 3:29 pm

Robert Drinan, an ordained Jesuit priest, professor of law at Georgetown University and internationally recognized human rights advocate, will discuss the ethical and legal challenges facing the United States as it pursues national domestic security in a talk titled "America's War on Terrorism: Human Rights, Civil Rights and Homeland Security" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, in Chase Hall Lounge, Campus Avenue, at Bates College.

Six Bobcats qualify for NCAA championships

Thursday, January 24, 2002 3:11 pm

Midway through the winter season, six Bates College student-athletes have qualified for the NCAA championships. Three represent the swimming and diving teams and three come from the track and field teams.

Portland rabbi to discuss 'faith in a broken world'

Tuesday, January 22, 2002 2:31 pm

Rabbi Alice Dubinsky of Congregation Bet Ha'am in South Portland will present a talk titled "Holy Fragments: A Rabbi's Faith in a Broken World" at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, in Skelton Lounge, 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.

'Nuyorican' poet to read at Bates

Tuesday, January 22, 2002 9:53 am

Poet Jaime "Shaggy" Flores, known for his work with the new generation of "Nuyorican Poets" (the term referring to a Puerto Rican living in New York or one who has lived in New York and returned to Puerto Rico), will give a poetry performance titled "Diaspora in My Art: Artistic Perspectives on Africa in the Americas" at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 30, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center at Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Burt's Bees president to discuss women as entrepreneurs

Monday, January 21, 2002 2:38 pm

Roxanne Quimby, co-founder and president of Burt's Bees, will discuss the role of women as entrepreneurs in marketing natural consumer products at 7 p.m. Monday, January 28, in Chase Hall Lounge at Bates College. The public is invited free of charge to the talk, part of the annual Bates Seminar Series in Entrepreneurship. An informal reception and refreshments will follow the presentation.

Bates students score 100 in medical school acceptance

Friday, January 18, 2002 3:35 pm

All of the 27 Bates College seniors and alumni who applied to graduate programs in the health professions in 2001 were accepted, according to a report by the college's medical studies committee.

Elizabeth Sheppard named director of alumni relations at Bates

Friday, January 18, 2002 2:43 pm

Auburn resident Elizabeth K. Sheppard is the new director of alumni relations at Bates College, Vice President for Alumni Affairs and External Relations William W. Hiss recently announced.

Three Bates faculty members receive Phillips Fellowships

Monday, January 14, 2002 3:39 pm

Matthew Cote, associate professor of chemistry; Atsuko Hirai, Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of History; and John Rhodes, associate professor of mathematics, have been awarded Phillips Faculty Fellowships for the 2002-03 academic year, announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College.

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