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Medical, law school acceptance rates high for Bates graduates

Saturday, May 5, 2001 1:17 pm

Bates' acceptance rates for medical school are significantly higher than the national average. A September survey showed that 80 percent of Bates students and alumni who applied to medical school in 1999 were accepted.

Bates students present work at Geological Society of America conference

Saturday, May 5, 2001 1:09 pm

Five Bates students presented work last month in Burlington, Vt. at the Geological Society of America's Northeastern regional conference, attended by nearly 900 geoscientists from New England.

Bates awarded grant to fund ten community service fellowships for students

Saturday, May 5, 2001 1:01 pm

Bates College, and its community partner LA Excels, have received a grant of up to $80,000 to support 10 community research fellowships for the summer of 2001 and 2002 for Bates College students.

Four students named Philip J. Otis Fellows

Saturday, May 5, 2001 9:47 am

Bates College students Megan Gadsby of St. Michaels, Md.; Elizabeth Kreischer of Arlington Mass.; John Minor of Wilmington, N.C.; and Christopher Westcott of Princeton, N.J., have been named 2001 Phillip J. Otis Fellows.

Bates announces new chairperson of Board of Trustees

Saturday, May 5, 2001 8:07 am

The President and Trustees of Bates College are pleased to announce that Burton M. Harris, of Swampscott, Mass., has been elected the Chairperson of the Corporation effective June 2, 2001.

Bates men's tennis returns to NCAA championships

Tuesday, May 1, 2001 3:24 pm

The Bates College men's tennis team has earned its second straight berth in the NCAA Division III tournament. As the sixth seed in the East region. the Bobcats (9-3) will take on New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) rival Trinity (Conn.) College (13-4), the third seed, at MIT in Cambridge, Mass., on Saturday, May 12.

Junior Jason Surdukowski awarded Harry Truman scholarship

Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:51 pm

Bates College junior Jason Surdukowski of Concord, N.H., a double major in studio art and political science, has been named a 2001 Harry S. Truman Scholar, one of 70 students nationwide to receive a $30,000 scholarship awarded on the basis of leadership potential, intellectual ability and the likelihood of "making a difference."

Bates students successful in bid to reduce acid rain

Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:35 pm

The Bates College Planeteers, a group of Bates environmental economics students, have successfully purchased an emissions permit good for one ton of sulfur dioxide in the 2001 Acid Rain Allowance Auction held annually by the Chicago Board of Trade.

U.S. Rep. John Baldacci to discuss economic implications of entrepreneurship

Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:28 pm

U.S. Rep. John Baldacci will discuss "Economic Implications of Entrepreneurship" Thursday, April 12, in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall on the Bates College campus.

Bates historian receives Celebration of Excellence Award

Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:22 pm

Steve Hochstadt, professor of history at Bates College, has been selected as a finalist for the Pizzagalli Construction Company Celebration of Excellence Award.

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