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Tuesday

June 3, 1997
10:32 am

Andover student celebrates graduation by waterskiing on Lake Andrews

Stuart Abelson, a graduating senior from Andover, Mass., left Bates with a splash, when he waterskied across Lake Andrews on May 23, wearing a Bobcat mascot suit. Abelson was towed by a car driving alongside the two acre-size body of water that the students affectionately call “the puddle.” Abelson’s single pass on Lake Andrews lasted about 15 seconds.

Thursday

May 29, 1997
2:44 pm

Esty chair endowed at Bates

William Matthews, professor of music at Bates College, has been named the first Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music.

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.”