News Archives

Wednesday

September 13, 2000 3:03 pm

Mathematician to discuss code-breaking at Bates

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.

Thursday

September 7, 2000 2:59 pm

Episcopal priest begins 2000-01 Spiritual Journeys series at Bates

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.

Friday

September 1, 2000 2:54 pm

Bates College Receives Maine Development Foundation's Champion for Economic Growth Award

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.

Thursday

August 31, 2000 3:35 pm

Jazz violinist Regina Carter opens 2000-2001 Bates College Concert Series

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.

Wednesday

August 23, 2000 3:31 pm

Jonathan Kozol to deliver convocation address

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.

Monday

August 7, 2000 3:25 pm

Neuroscientist to discuss brain and the immune system at Bates

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.

Monday

August 7, 2000 3:24 pm

Muskie Archives and Special Collections division merge

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.

Wednesday

July 19, 2000 1:34 pm

Four named Bates College trustees

Geraldine FitzGerald of New York City and Jeffrey D. Sturgis of Minot, Maine, have been elected to the Board of Overseers by the alumni body; Karen Harris of South Portland, Maine, and Carole Segal of Winnetka, Ill., have been appointed to serve on the bicameral board of trustees at Bates College, announced President Donald W. Harward.

Friday

July 14, 2000 1:24 pm

Bates receives $1.3 million grant for science education

Bates College has received a $1.3 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the nation’s largest private supporter of science education from elementary school through postdoctoral studies.

Tuesday

July 11, 2000 3:48 pm

Northfield student wins Fulbright Scholarship

Kari M. Jorgensen, formerly of Northfield, Minn., received a Fulbright scholarship to conduct research in Turkey on the transition of women’s roles in Islamic mysticism and Turkish politics between the late Ottoman and early Republican periods. Jorgensen also will be studying Ottoman and modern Turkish.