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Friday

February 6, 1998
2:06 pm

Black History Month events scheduled at Bates

Bates College celebrates Black History Month with a series of events, including an African Diaspora Film Series, scheduled throughout the month of February and the first week of March.

Wednesday

January 28, 1998
11:52 am

David Noble to discuss the connection between religion and technology

Author David Noble will discuss his latest book, “The Religion of Technology: The Divinity of Man and the Spirit of Invention,” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 12, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

January 28, 1998
11:49 am

Grand Rapids student debater advances at Oxford competition

Brooks-Quimby debater Liam D. Clarke of Grand Rapids, Minn., recently advanced as one of two undergraduates selected to the semifinal round of the Oxford Union Inter-Varsity Debating Competition in Oxford, England.

Wednesday

January 28, 1998
11:44 am

Guilford student debater advances in Oxford

Tamara R. Bucknell-Pogue of Guilford, Conn., a Bates College debater, recently advanced as one of two undergraduates selected to the semifinal round of the Oxford Union Inter-Varsity Debating Competition in Oxford, England.

Monday

January 26, 1998
12:07 pm

Award-winning New York poet to read

Prize-winning poet Cornelius Eady will read from his work Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

January 26, 1998
12:03 pm

Portland Muslim shares perspective

Jim Weaver of the Portland Masjid and Islamic Center will discuss “A Muslim’s Perspective” as part of a Bates College lecture series “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul” at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 10 in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

January 26, 1998
12:01 pm

Tokyo student named Philip J. Otis Fellow

Takeshi Miyamoto, a Bates College sophomore from Tokyo, has been named a Philip J. Otis Fellow and will receive a $5,000 grant for research and travel to promote greater understanding of environmental issues and the connection between the environment and spirituality.

Monday

January 26, 1998
11:55 am

'Spiritual Journeys' lectures continue with two new speakers

Czerny Brasuell, director of multicultural affairs at Bates, will discuss “Paths to Enlightenment: An Embarrassment of Riches” as part of a Bates lecture series, “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul,” at 4:30 p.m. March 3 in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Friday

January 23, 1998
9:18 am

Ice storm can't chill employee spirits

“It’s been nothing short of heroic,” said Vice President for Financial Affairs and Treasurer of the College Peter Fackler about the way Bates folk weathered the historic ice storm. Here’s how some of the heroes saw the College and its neighbors through the crisis.

Thursday

January 22, 1998
12:11 pm

Musical No More Secrets explores if, when to reveal secrets

Performances of the musical “No More Secrets” will be held at 11 a.m. on Feb. 5 and 6 and at 2 p.m. on Feb. 7 and 8 in the Black Box Theater, Pettigrew Hall.