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Monday

May 26, 1997
12:50 pm

Nobel Prize winner Oscar Arias receives Bates degree

Former president of Costa Rica Oscar Arias told 472 Bates College graduates that the future of the world lies in “the defense of humanitarian values” at Monday’s outdoor commencement exercises before a crowd of 3,500.

Monday

May 26, 1997
12:41 pm

Area residents are among Bates grads

Twenty area residents received bachelor’s degrees during Bates College’s 131st commencement exercises on Monday (May 26) in an outdoor ceremony on the main quadrangle. Oscar Arias, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning former president of Costa Rica, delivered the commencement address to an audience of some 3,000.

Monday

May 5, 1997
12:24 pm

New administrative appointments at Bates

Bates College recently announced the appointment of a new vice president for financial affairs-treasurer, along with five other staff positions.

Monday

May 5, 1997
11:57 am

Race, anti-semitism topic of talk at Bates

A noted author, educator and former civil rights activist will discuss “Reflections on Racism and Anti-Semitism” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

April 30, 1997
4:23 pm

Bates selected for women and science project

Bates College is one of 10 colleges and universities competitively selected to participate in a three-year initiative designed to strengthen undergraduate science for women.

Wednesday

April 30, 1997
4:19 pm

Church historian to deliver Andrews Lecture

A noted church historian will deliver the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture at 7:30 p.m. May 5, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Dorothy C. Bass, director of the Valparaiso Project on the Education and Formation of People in Faith, will discuss “The Fullness of Time: Patterns of Work, Rest and Renewal in Faith and Culture.”

Wednesday

April 23, 1997
4:15 pm

'Almost an Evening of Jazz' at Bates

“Almost an Evening of Jazz,” a concert of jazz standards and original works, will be performed by Sandy Parakilas, Nils van Otterloo and Ethan Rowe at 7:30 p.m. May 5, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend the free concert.

Tuesday

April 22, 1997
4:11 pm

Mid-Coast Chamber Orchestra to perform Brahms' works at Bates

The Mid-Coast Chamber Orchestra, conducted by Paul Ross, will perform an all-Brahms program at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 17, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The program, featuring solo performances by cellist Eleesa Collinson and violinist Matthew Szemela, includes “The Academic Festival Overture,” “Variations on a Theme of Joseph Haydn” and “Concerto in A Minor for Violin and Cello.”

Friday

April 18, 1997
4:05 pm

A.V.C.O. to perform spring concert

Winter’s passing will be noted with a hat off to spring when the Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra (AVCO) performs its next concertat 8 p.m. May 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.