October 16, 2000 2:17 pm
Bates College senior Victoria Wyeth has organized “Andrew Wyeth: Her Room,” the first curated exhibition by his only grandchild, as the capstone of the Bates College Museum of Art’s 2000-01 season. The exhibition, with guided tours offered by Victoria Wyeth on weekends, runs from Nov. 10, 2000, through March 30, 2001. The public is invited to attend the opening reception at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in the museum’s upper gallery free of charge.
September 15, 2000 3:20 pm
Steven F. Maier, professor of psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, will discuss “Bi-directional Communication Between the Brain and the Immune-System: Implications for Understanding Stress and Depression” at Bates College at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Keck Classroom, Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the Robin L. Bitner ’95 Neuroscience Lecture free of charge.
September 14, 2000 3:15 pm
Judith Ortiz Cofer, professor of English and creative writing at the University of Georgia, will discuss “A Casa of My Own” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College as part of the college’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
September 14, 2000 3:08 pm
Gisela Arandia, a Cuban scholar who focuses on race issues in Cuba and among Cubans in Miami, will discuss “Race and Racism in Cuba: A Report from the Field” at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center at Bates College as part of the college’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
September 13, 2000 3:03 pm
Peter J. Hilton, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, State University of New York at Binghamton, and Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, University of Central Florida at Orlando, will discuss “Code-breaking in World War II” at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Keck Classroom, Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture, and admission is free. Refreshments will be served immediately following the lecture.
September 7, 2000 2:59 pm
The Rev. Margaret Bullit-Jones, an Episcopal priest, author and lecturer in pastoral theology at Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Mass., will discuss “Holy Hunger: Finding Food for the Soul Beneath Our Addictions and Obsessions” at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, at Bates College. The public is invited to attend this Spiritual Journeys lecture free of charge. Call 207-786-8272 for more information.
September 1, 2000 2:54 pm
The Maine Development Foundation (MDF) presented its 2000 Champion for Economic Growth Award to Bates College at the organization’s 22nd annual meeting held in Lewiston on Sept. 12.
August 31, 2000 3:35 pm
Internationally acclaimed artists highlight the 2000-01 Bates College Concert Series will present a six-concert program of classical, jazz and world music, beginning withjazz violinist Regina Carter at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 15, in the Bates College Chapel. Tickets for the Carter concert are $5 for Bates students and may be purchased by calling 207-786-6252.
August 23, 2000 3:31 pm
Jonathan Kozol, who has combined a career in teaching and social activism with more than 30 years of writing about the needs of America’s poorest children, will officially open the 146th academic year at Bates College with the convocation address “Ordinary Resurrections” at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, on the college’s main quadrangle. The public is invited to attend the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education free of charge. Rain site will be the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.
August 7, 2000 3:25 pm
The Edmund S. Muskie Archives and the Special Collections division of Bates College’s George and Helen Ladd Library have merged and are now housed at the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue, Lewiston, announced Kurt Kuss, curator of rare books, manuscripts and photographs at Bates College.