August 22, 2001 11:13 am
James McBride, an award-winning composer, saxophonist and best-selling author whose writing explores the complexities of racial identity, will officially open the 147th academic year at Bates College with the convocation address “The Color of Water: A Meditation on Identity” at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, on the college’s main quadrangle. The public is invited to attend free of charge. The rain site will be the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.
August 21, 2001 2:45 pm
The presidents of 18 Maine institutions of higher education joined former Sen. George Mitchell on Sunday, Aug. 19, to publicly commit their colleges and universities to a deeper involvement in civic responsibility to their communities.
August 21, 2001 11:24 am
Regarding the Presidents’ Fourth of July Declaration on the Civic Responsibilities of Higher Education.
August 9, 2001 3:54 pm
The Bates College tennis and squash programs will exchange head coaches in the 2001-02 year.
August 7, 2001 4:16 pm
Several Holocaust survivors will discuss their experiences at the 11th annual Holocaust Human Rights Center of Maine’s summer seminar, Teaching the Holocaust: Implications for the 21st Century, at Bates College Aug. 5-10.
August 3, 2001 4:25 pm
The renowned Liz Lerman Dance Exchange culminates a two-year Maine Millennium Celebration with its Bates Dance Festival performance of In Praise of the Creative Spirit Thursday, Aug. 16, and Friday, Aug. 17, in Schaeffer Theatre on the Bates campus.
July 30, 2001 9:28 am
The United Baptist Church of Lewiston and Central Maine Medical Center are receiving nearly $500,000 each and Bates College is receiving nearly $1 million from the estate of Norman ’22 and Marjorie Ross ’23.
July 23, 2001 9:38 am
Milton Lindholm, Bates’ dean emeritus of admissions who served the college from 1944 to 1976, has been honored by the Maine Legislature on the celebration of his 90th birthday.
July 16, 2001 1:44 pm
Ian Bleakney ’91, a science teacher and department chair at Merritt College High School, a small public high school, in Oakland, Calif., was recently awarded the 2001 Barlow Alumni Travel Grant from Bates College.
July 11, 2001 1:54 pm
Susan Bove Kinney of West Simsbury, Conn., and Rick Powers of Old Greenwich, Conn., have been elected to the Board of Overseers by the alumni of Bates College; David S. Barlow of Wellesley, Mass., and The Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes of Cambridge, Mass., have been appointed to serve on the bicameral board of trustees at Bates College