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Visiting Professorship Honors Benjamin E. Mays '20

Monday, December 17, 2001 9:22 am

Bates College has received a $1 million gift and pledge from the Orr Family Foundation, founded by trustee James F. Orr III, to support a distinguished visiting professorship in honor of human rights advocate Benjamin E. Mays, a 1920 Bates graduate who influenced a generation of civil rights leaders.

Students receive awards for service-learning internships

Friday, December 14, 2001 9:34 am

Fourteen Bates College students have received Arthur Crafts Awards to assist them in developing and implementing service-learning projects.

Dockery '02 named Maine, NESCAC and ECAC Player of the Week

Monday, December 10, 2001 9:43 am

Senior guard Kate Dockery of New York, N.Y., has been selected as the Maine Women's Basketball Coaches' Association (MWBCA), New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) and Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Women's Basketball Player of the Week for Dec. 10.

Former national security adviser warns of future terrorist attacks

Friday, December 7, 2001 1:09 pm

"There are no ethical limits to the weapons that will be used against us," former national security adviser Leon Fuerth said during his presentation titled "Attacks on America" at a president’s breakfast seminar in Muskie Archives Dec. 7.

Lewiston Middle School hosts 'Diversity Day' for preschoolers

Tuesday, December 4, 2001 3:46 pm

Under the direction of a Bates College junior and two Lewiston Middle School (LMS) teachers, a group of eighth graders will host a hands-on "Diversity Day" for 30 preschoolers Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Lewiston Middle School Library.

College debater launches high school parliamentary debate league in Washington, D.C.

Monday, December 3, 2001 4:10 pm

A student from a college with an internationally recognized debate program has helped high schools in the nation's capital launch a debate league of their own.

The Quimby League

Monday, December 3, 2001 11:48 am

The Quimby league is dedicated to parliamentary-style debate. Although some Washington schools have participated in a regional league that offers traditional (Lincoln-Douglas, Policy) debate, many students did not have time for the preparation these styles require.

Online giving comes to Bates

Wednesday, November 28, 2001 9:08 am

Beginning Dec. 5, alumni, parents and friends may go online with their credit card to make gifts to the Bates Fund.

Men's basketball to host Bates-Bowdoin Classic

Tuesday, November 27, 2001 8:56 am

The Bobcats host the first round of the inaugural Bates-Bowdoin Classic men's basketball tournament on Saturday, Dec. 1.

'Difference' series presents film, lecture on diversity

Monday, November 26, 2001 9:13 am

On Dec. 10 in Room 104 of Olin Arts Center, a Bates College event series exploring differences in race, gender and other characteristics presents a documentary film about minority scholars and a lecturer nationally known for her work on diversity issues.

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