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April 18, 2001 3:47 pm

Four Bates students named Philip J. Otis Fellows

Four Bates College students have been named 2001 Phillip J. Otis Fellows and will each receive a $5,000 grant for research and travel to promote greater understanding of environmental issues and the connection between the environment and spirituality.


April 18, 2001 3:30 pm

Seven Bates students receive Phillips Fellowships

Seven Bates juniors have been named 2001 Phillips Student Fellows and will each receive grants of up to $10,000 for summer research projects.


April 17, 2001 3:26 pm

Martin Yan of "Yan Can Cook" to prepare community dinner at Bates

World-renowned chef Martin Yan, whose cooking show “Yan Can Cook” has brought Chinese cuisine to millions will help prepare a community dinner Thursday, May 3, in the Chase Hall Commons and several other campus locations at Bates College.


April 15, 2001 1:24 pm

Lewiston Middle School hosts first Cultural Heritage Night

Lewiston Middle School (LMS) will host its first Cultural Heritage Night Thursday, April 25, in the school’s cafeteria. The event will feature presentations about Franco-American and Somali heritage and displays by Bates College international students, who will share their traditions, music and dress.


April 12, 2001 3:15 pm

Environmentalist to discuss 'Mao's War Against Nature'

Environmentalist Judith Shapiro will discuss Mao’s War Against Nature: The Lessons for Today Monday, April 30, in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.


April 9, 2001 3:06 pm

Museum of Art to open two exhibitions in April

A Brief History of Printmaking and the Annual Senior Exhibition, will be featured from April 13 to June 3 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.


April 9, 2001 1:17 pm

Roma author to speak in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day

Ronald Lee, executive director of the Toronto-based Roma (commonly known as “Gypsy”) Community & Advocacy Center, will speak about The Romanian Holocaust Friday, April 12, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 75 Russell St.


April 6, 2001 2:58 pm

Steel-drum ensemble joins Javanese gamelan, African drum and dance for concert

The Bates Steel Pan Rhythm Riders will join the Bates College Javanese Gamelan Ensemble and performers of West African drum and dance for an evening of music from around the world Thursday, April 12, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 75 Russell St.


April 1, 2001 1:37 pm

"Chronicle of Philanthropy" showcases service-learning at Bates

A recent edition of the Chronicle of Philanthropy offers an in-depth look at how Bates College is creating extensive ties to Lewiston-Auburn and statewide communities through service-learning programs.


March 29, 2001 11:49 am

Professor to discuss women and sovereignty in 19th-century China

Professor of comparative literature to discuss women and sovereignty in 19th-century China Monday, April 1 in Pettengill Hall at Bates College.