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Thursday

January 6, 2000
3:22 pm

Glazer to perform "Music From a Bygone Era"

Pianist Frank Glazer, artist-in-residence at Bates College, will perform “Music From a Bygone Era” at 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Wednesday

January 5, 2000
3:18 pm

Conference on crimes connected to the government to be held at Bates

The 11th annual Maine Conference Investigating Crimes Committed by the FBI by will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Tuesday

January 4, 2000
2:58 pm

Acclaimed 17-year-old cellist Alisa Weilerstein to perform

Acclaimed 17-year-old cellist Alisa Weilerstein will perform a concert of works by Schubert, Barber and Tchaikovsky at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Saturday

January 1, 2000
1:57 pm

Physicist who slowed the speed of light to speak

Lene Vestergaard Hau, a Danish physicist who stunned the global scientific community by slowing the speed of light in a Harvard University research laboratory, will discuss her work at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, in Room 204, Carnegie Science, Bates College. The public is invited to attend without charge.

Wednesday

December 22, 1999
12:00 am

Minister to lead annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day service

The Rev. Kirk Byron Jones, a specialist in the social theologies of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Walter Rauschenbusch and well-known for his work with the Commission on Justice and Liberation of the National Council of Churches, will be the guest preacher for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day Service at 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 16, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

December 21, 1999
12:00 am

Children's advocate Marian Wright Edelman to speak

Called “the most influential children’s advocate in the country” by The Washington Post, Marian Wright Edelman, founder and president of The Children’s Defense Fund, will deliver the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Friday

December 17, 1999
12:00 am

Openings remain in Bates skating school

Bates College officials have announced that registration is open for the Bates Skating School, which begins Jan. 15 and still has openings in the youth power skating program for children in grades 1-8 and in the beginner adult class. The pre-school and youth figure skating programs are already full.

Wednesday

December 15, 1999
12:00 am

Senior discovers new chemical process for splitting amino acids

Jolene Thurston of Post Mills, Vt., a senior chemistry major, has discovered a new method for separating amino-acid components, an integral step in finding chemical compounds with undiscovered pharmaceutical value.

Tuesday

December 14, 1999
12:00 am

Mashpee student makes stellar discoveries

Bates College senior Alicia Soderberg of Mashpee, Mass., has identified nine new supernovae — including the most distant one found to date — as part of a National Science Foundation program that provides undergraduates with hands-on research experience.