News Archives

Wednesday

October 14, 1998 2:21 pm

Bates receives substantial grant for Longley Elementary partnership project

The Bates College Center for Service-Learning has received an $89,000 grant from the National Corporation for Public Service for a partnership project with the city’s Governor Longley Elementary School.

Tuesday

October 13, 1998 2:20 pm

Outing Club celebrates 79th birthday by hosting Peaks Day

Approximately 50 Bates College and area high school students will celebrate the Bates Outing Club’s 79th birthday by holding Peaks Day Saturday, Oct. 17. Led by members of the Bates Outing Club, among the oldest collegiate outing clubs in the country and the first at a private college to include both men and women from the beginning, 20 small groups of hikers from Bates and area high schools will attempt to reach the major summits along the Appalachian Trail in Maine and New Hampshire by 3 p.m. Saturday.

Monday

October 12, 1998 2:16 pm

Lenny Kravitz concert canceled

The Lenny Kravitz-Sean Lennon concert scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 17, at 8 p.m. at Bates has been canceled. Tickets purchased at Bull Moose Music stores will be refunded. Call Bull Moose Music in Lewiston (207-784-6463) and Portland (207-780-6424) for refunds.

Friday

October 9, 1998 2:11 pm

Bates librarian elected Music Library Association president

Paula Matthews, associate librarian and music librarian of the George and Helen Ladd Library at Bates College, has been elected vice president/president-elect of the Music Library Association (MLA). The organization’s election results were announced at its recent 67th annual meeting in Boston.

Friday

October 9, 1998 2:06 pm

Bates hosts reception to celebrate Carson letters gift

To celebrate the significant gift of a series of letters written by the late environmentalist Rachel Carson, Bates College will host a reception with speakers Saturday, Oct. 17, from 4-6 p.m. in the George and Helen Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

October 6, 1998 1:59 pm

Bates geologists to lead Great Falls field trips

Geologists are offering an unusual opportunity to explore the 420-million-year geological history so dramatically displayed in the rock outcroppings of the Great Falls here in Lewiston. Led by the Bates College geology department during Earth Science Week (Oct. 11-17), a series of field trips also will examine the significant role played by the falls in the settlement and development of the Lewiston-Auburn area.

Tuesday

October 6, 1998 1:52 pm

Latvian choir to perform

Minjona, a 32-voice woman’s choir from the University of Latvia in Riga, will perform at Bates Sunday, Oct. 11, at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Friday

October 2, 1998 1:47 pm

1998 Homecoming Weekend Schedule

Bates College will celebrate “Back to Bates” homecoming Friday, Oct.16, through Sunday, Oct. 18, with many on-campus events for students, alumni and Bates employees.

Friday

October 2, 1998 1:44 pm

Maine gubernatorial candidates to debate at Bates

Maine’s five candidates for governor will discuss their views in a televised debate at Bates College Friday, Oct. 16, at 9 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Admission is by ticket only. Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis starting Monday, Oct. 12, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Bates College Office of Special Projects, 163 Wood Street, Lewiston. No phone reservations will be accepted.

Thursday

October 1, 1998 1:39 pm

Naturalist to deliver annual Otis Lecture

Terry Tempest Williams, Western naturalist, cancer survivor and author who focuses on the intimate relationship between human frailty and nature, will speak on “Restoration: Faith, Art and Wildness” at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Philip J. Otis Lecture and admission is free.