Archive of Stories by Bates News
Wednesday, June 2, 1999 12:00 am
Two area residents received bachelor's degrees during Bates College's 133rd commencement exercises Monday, May 31 in an outdoor ceremony on the main campus quadrangle. Richard C. Holbrooke, career diplomat and chief negotiator for the 1995 Dayton peace accord that served to suspend ethnic cleansing and warfare in Bosnia, received an honorary doctorate of laws and delivered the commencement address to an audience of some 2,500 at the ceremonies in front of historic Coram Library. Beneath sunny skies, Bates President Donald W. Harward conferred bachelor's degrees on 417 graduates.
Thursday, May 6, 1999 1:12 pm
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.
Saturday, May 1, 1999 12:00 am
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.
Wednesday, March 31, 1999 10:30 am
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.
Wednesday, March 31, 1999 10:28 am
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.
Wednesday, March 31, 1999 10:22 am
Bates College senior Marian Elizabeth Drake of Granville, Ohio, is one of 60 students nationwide recently selected to receive a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship.
Monday, March 29, 1999 10:15 am
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.
Monday, March 29, 1999 10:05 am
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.
Friday, March 26, 1999 4:24 pm
1999 Bates Dance Festival Calendar of Events for July 17-Aug. 14
Friday, March 26, 1999 9:53 am
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.