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Wednesday

January 21, 2004
11:28 am

Lecture to explore statistical support for psychic powers

A professor of statistics from the University of California, Davis, will discuss the surprising degree that scientific testing corroborates the existence of certain psychic abilities, in a talk at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, in the Keck Classroom (G52) of Pettengill Hall.

Thursday

February 6, 2003
4:14 pm

Grants support summer research

Fourteen members of the Bates College faculty have been awarded funding for student research assistantships this summer.

Wednesday

January 22, 2003
2:45 pm

Jean Kilbourne, ad critic and 'Lecturer of the Year,' to speak

Internationally recognized for her pioneering work on how advertising represents alcohol, tobacco and the image of women, author Jean Kilbourne offers a slide presentation titled “The Naked Truth: Advertising’s Image of Women.”

Monday

September 9, 2002
9:23 am

Iconoclastic journalist Christopher Hitchens to discuss 'Is Islam the Enemy?'

Iconoclastic journalist Christopher Hitchens, known for his trenchantly witty critiques of hypocrisy and entrenched political power, presents a lecture titled “Is Islam the Enemy?” at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25 in Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge the talk, sponsored by the psychology department as part of a series of events connected to the observance of the one-year anniversary of Sept. 11.

Monday

November 5, 2001
2:56 pm

Bates takes part in premiere science education institute

Five members of the Bates College science faculty took part last August in an institute sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). The outcome of the five-day summer institute was a new national initiative called Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER).

Tuesday

September 25, 2001
8:39 am

Gender issues expert continues "Difference" lecture series

Noted sociologist and writer Allan Johnson will discuss issues of social inequality and privilege in his lecture, “Privilege, Power, and Difference,” Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Bates College Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Wednesday

February 28, 2001
2:18 pm

Social psychologist to discuss prejudice

Patricia Devine, a social psychologist from the University of Wisconsin, will discuss The Emotional and Physiological Components of Prejudice Thursday, March 8, in Room G52 of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

Friday

September 15, 2000
3:20 pm

Neuroscientist to discuss brain and the immune system

Steven F. Maier, professor of psychology, University of Colorado, Boulder, will discuss “Bi-directional Communication Between the Brain and the Immune-System: Implications for Understanding Stress and Depression” at Bates College at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Keck Classroom, Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the Robin L. Bitner ’95 Neuroscience Lecture free of charge.

Wednesday

May 17, 2000
3:34 pm

Bates commencement slated for May 29; Tutu to speak

Desmond Tutu, archbishop emeritus of the Diocese of Cape Town and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his advocacy of racial justice in South Africa, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree and speak at the 134th commencement at Bates College. Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College, will confer bachelor’s degrees on approximately 475 seniors at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29, in an outdoor ceremony in front of Coram Library. In case of rain, the graduation exercises will be held in the nearby Margaret Hopkins Merrill Gymnasium.

Thursday

April 27, 2000
1:13 pm

"Adolescence at the Millennium: Tales From the Field" to be discussed at Bates

Georgia N. Nigro, Whitehouse Professor of Psychology at Bates College, will lead a roundtable discussion on “Adolescence at the Millennium: Tales From the Field” at 4 p.m. Friday, May 12, in the Keck Classroom, Pettengill Hall, Bates College. The event, which celebrates Nigro’s appointment as the Whitehouse Professor of Psychology at Bates, is open to the public free of charge.