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Thursday

January 13, 2000
3:38 pm

Astrophysicist to discuss age, size of universe at Bates

Robert Kirshner, professor of astronomy at Harvard University and an associate director of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, will discuss “The Universe: Old, Expanding, Accelerating?” at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 27, in Room 204, Carnegie Science, Bates College. The public is invited to attend without charge.

Saturday

January 1, 2000
1:57 pm

Physicist who slowed the speed of light to speak

Lene Vestergaard Hau, a Danish physicist who stunned the global scientific community by slowing the speed of light in a Harvard University research laboratory, will discuss her work at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, in Room 204, Carnegie Science, Bates College. The public is invited to attend without charge.

Wednesday

December 15, 1999
12:00 am

Senior discovers new chemical process for splitting amino acids

Jolene Thurston of Post Mills, Vt., a senior chemistry major, has discovered a new method for separating amino-acid components, an integral step in finding chemical compounds with undiscovered pharmaceutical value.

Tuesday

December 14, 1999
12:00 am

Mashpee student makes stellar discoveries

Bates College senior Alicia Soderberg of Mashpee, Mass., has identified nine new supernovae — including the most distant one found to date — as part of a National Science Foundation program that provides undergraduates with hands-on research experience.

Monday

December 6, 1999
12:00 am

Bates violinist to perform

Bates violinist Lesley A. Rabach, a sophomore from Cheshire, Conn., will perform with pianists Frank Glazer, artist in residence, and James Parakilas, professor of music, at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge. For more information, call the Olin Arts Center at 207-786-6315.

Tuesday

November 2, 1999
12:00 am

Modern Dance Company program features glimpse at millennial tribute

The Bates College Modern Dance Company, under the artistic direction of Marcy Plavin, presents “Simply Fabulous,” a concert showcasing the talents of student artists and featuring “Just A Moment,” a work in progress commissioned by the college as part of its millennial celebration, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 3 and 4; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, in Schaeffer Theatre.

Friday

October 22, 1999
3:05 pm

Theatre at Bates to Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night"

Theater at Bates will stage William Shakespeare’s timeless comedy “Twelfth Night” at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, in Shaeffer Theater, Bates College. The play also will be performed at 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6; 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 7; 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 12; 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 13; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 14. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for students and seniors. Tickets may be reserved through the Schaeffer Theatre box office by calling 207-786-6161.

Thursday

October 21, 1999
12:00 am

Series in entrepreneurship explores business ventures

Ann M. Myer will discuss “Realizing the Full Potential of the Venture” at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue as part of The Bates Seminar Series in Entrepreneurship. The public is invited to attend free of charge. For more information, call the Bates College Office of Career Services at 207-786-6232.

Thursday

October 21, 1999
12:00 am

Bates College students compose computer music

Seventeen Bates College student composers enrolled in “Computers, Music and the Arts,” a course taught by William Matthews, the Alice Swanson Esty Professor of Music, will give a concert of new work using digital recording, sampling and synthesizers at 9 p.m. Monday, Nov. 1, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall on the Bates campus. The public is invited to attend free of charge. For additional information, call the Olin Arts Center at 207-786-6135.