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Both sessions of the Bates College Junior Sports Camp, a half-day program for youngsters 5 to 7 years of age, have been filled. The sessions run June 29-July 10 and July 13-24.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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.