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Gwen Sedney of Falls Church, Va., has been named Bates College’s 1999 Ruggles Scholar, a fellowship awarded to a junior for academic excellence in the liberal arts and sciences.
Bates College was one of 14 U.S. liberal arts colleges cited for its exceptional faculty scholarship and commitment to teaching in the latest issue of higher education journal Change Magazine.
Jean Redpath, recognized as the foremost interpreter and performer of Scottish folk music with more than 30 recordings to her credit, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, May 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Tickets are $15 for general admission and $10 for students and seniors. Tickets may be purchased at Olin Arts Center box office. Call 207 786-6135 for more information.
Kaia Peterson, a sophomore environmental studies major from Hopkins, Minn., has been named the 1999 Bates College Student Employee of the Year by the Northeast Association of Student Employment Administrators.
Bates College senior Marian Elizabeth Drake of Granville, Ohio, is one of 60 students nationwide recently selected to receive a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship.
Carolyn Gage, award-winning playwright and activist, will be joined by Bates students for a reading from her book Scenes and Monologues for Lesbian Actors at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 3, in the Special Collections Room of Ladd Library.
Two Bates College faculty members, Dennis Browne, associate professor of Russian, and Loring Danforth, professor of anthropology, will discuss the crisis in the Balkans in a question and answer session, today at 4 p.m. in Skelton Lounge in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
1999 Bates Dance Festival Calendar of Events for July 17-Aug. 14
The Bates College Modern Dance Company, founded and directed by Marcy Plavin, lecturer in dance, will present Fusable Interfacing at 7:30 p.m. Saturday March 27, and at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 28, in Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.
Twelve Bates College seniors will show their work in the annual Senior Exhibition, on view April 9 through May 30 at the Bates College Museum of Art. The exhibition opens with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 9. The public is invited to attend, and admission is free for the reception and exhibition.