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Australian science commentator Margaret Wertheim, author of “Beyond 2000,” a book based on the acclaimed Discovery Channel series, will discuss “Faith vs. Reason” at Bates College March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.
Lien Le, a Bates College junior from Portland, will discuss the results of her study on health-care barriers facing Portland’s Vietnamese community at Bates College March 6 at 4:15 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. Le’s talk is part of the weekly TGIF lecture series at Bates and is open to the public without charge.
Author and scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. and New York City businessman James G. Wallach have been appointed to the Bates College Board of Trustees, according to Bates President Donald W. Harward.
Anne Foerst, a theologist and participant in Project COG, an attempt to build a humanoid robot analogous to a human infant, will discuss “Ethical and Theological Reasoning in the Age of Humanoid Robots” at Bates College Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. Foerst’s talk is part of the Religion, Science and Public Policy Lecture Series at Bates, and the public is invited to attend without charge.
Former U.S. Senator and Earth Day founder Gaylord Nelson will discuss “Environment-Population- Sustainable Development: Where Do We Go From Here?” at Bates College March 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the annual Muskie Environmental Lecture and admission is free.
Boston-based gospel pianist and singer Edmund Bullock will perform in the Bates College Chapel Feb. 28 at 7 p.m. Admission is free.
The Lewiston Aspirations Partnership will hold a breakfast summit on research concerning the aspirations of Lewiston residents and their children Feb. 25 from 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College. The public is invited to attend the breakfast and summit free of charge.
Members of several Bates College student organizations, including the Bates Democrats, the New World Coalition, the Gay-Lesbian Bisexual Alliance and Solidaridad Latina, will meet at 7:30 p.m. in the Bates College Chapel to discuss political strategies that support gay rights in Maine.
Artist Michael Cummings will discuss his “Narrative Quilts” exhibit at the Bates College Museum of Art Feb. 27 at 7 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The museum will remain open after the lecture until 9 p.m. The public is invited and admission is free. The “Narrative Quilts” exhibit will be on view through March 20.
The Maine-based Libra Foundation founded by Elizabeth Noyce has awarded Bates College a $1-million grant to support the construction of the college’s new $18- million academic building, scheduled for completion in the summer of 1999.