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Robert R. Gatehouse of Middletown, Conn., has been awarded a Fulbright grant by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board to teach English and study in Chemnitz, Germany. The grant will pay Gatehouse’s travel and living expenses during the 1997-98 academic year.
Internationally acclaimed environmental/outdoor artists Sara Pearson and Patrik Widrig will be available at 2 p.m, July 16 for a photo opportunity on the location of their newly commissioned site-specific dance performance, A Curious Invasion, inspired by Maine Audubon’s Gilsland Farm Sanctuary, located on 118 U.S. Route 1 in Falmouth. The choreographers will choose from the various field and forest habitats to inspire their movement.
The Bates Dance Festival presents Alone & Together with Sara Pearson/Patrik Widrig…
Master story teller John McDonald will offer an evening of traditional Maine humor at 7 p.m. Thursday, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. Children are especially welcome, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.
John Smedley, associate professor of physics, and Thomas Tracy, professor of religion, have been awarded a $10,000 grant by the John Templeton Foundation for their course “Caring for Creation.”
Bates College will present two separate concert series this summer, including a new series of indoor chamber music concerts as well as the traditional Lake Andrews performances.
On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the Watergate break-in, Bates College historian Christopher M. Beam, a former National Archives staffer for the White House Tapes Section of the Nixon Presidential Materials Project and one of only a handful of archivists who has listened to the Nixon White House tapes, is available to comment on the significance of the greatest political scandal in American history.
The Alumni Distinguished Service Award will be given to Lewiston resident Jane Ault Lindholm, Bates class of ’37, as the college holds its 129th annual reunion from June 6 through June 8.
Eight Maine students who received $2,500 scholarships from a fund created by former U.S. Sen. George J. Mitchell will attend Bates College in September 1997. More than 170 Maine students applied for 30 Mitchell Scholarships awarded on the basis of academic achievement, financial need, community spirit and public service.
A political scientist was promoted to full professor at Bates College, and four other faculty members received tenure and were promoted to associate professors, effective July 1, announced President Donald W. Harward.