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August 28, 2001 2:52 pm

Peg Ficks '01 named NCAA Woman of the Year from Maine

Recent Bates College graduate Peg Ficks of Washington, Conn., has been selected by the NCAA as the 2001 Woman of the Year from Maine.


August 23, 2001 3:06 pm

Richard Goode to open concert series

Internationally acclaimed pianist and Nonesuch recording artist Richard Goode will open the 2001-02 Bates College Concert Series with an interpretation of classical masterpieces at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.


August 22, 2001 11:13 am

James McBride to deliver convocation address

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

Maine college presidents join Sen. George Mitchell in declaring civic commitment

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

Remarks of the presidents

Regarding the Presidents’ Fourth of July Declaration on the Civic Responsibilities of Higher Education.


August 9, 2001 3:54 pm

Bates racquets programs swap head coaches

The Bates College tennis and squash programs will exchange head coaches in the 2001-02 year.


August 7, 2001 4:16 pm

Holocaust survivors to speak at Bates

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

Liz Lerman Dance Exchange premieres 'In Praise of the Creative Spirit'

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

Bates honors longtime Bates official with Ross Endowed Fund

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

Admissions Dean Emeritus Lindholm honored on 90th birthday

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.