Archives for "Academics"

Monday

January 27, 2003 3:04 pm

Fireworks, concert highlight Lunar New Year fete at Bates

Through Jan. 31, the student organization Sangai Asia celebrates the Lunar New Year with Bates Asian Week, a festival including a concert by singer Magdalen Hsu-Li, a lecture on democracy in China and a neighborhood fireworks display, all open to the public at no charge.

Friday

January 24, 2003 2:56 pm

Exhibit features images of Buddhists from around the world

An exhibition of photographs titled “From Lynn to Lhasa: Photographs of Cambodian, Chinese, and Tibetan Buddhists” by Harvard photographer Kris Snibbe opens at the Bates College Chapel on Sunday, Jan. 26.

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.”

Wednesday

January 22, 2003 2:17 pm

Wesleyan professors presents two evenings of Indonesian shadow puppetry

Sumarsam, a Wesleyan University professor who had his first experience with Indonesian performing arts as a boy in his East Javanese village, devotes two evenings to Indonesian shadow puppetry this week.

Monday

January 20, 2003 1:50 pm

Grant supports public school programming at Bates museum

A two-year, $50,000 grant recently received by the Museum of Art will support educational programming for 400 local middle school students at the museum. The grant supports the museum’s Thousand Words Project.

Thursday

January 16, 2003 1:36 pm

Bates panel considers a Republican-controlled government'

Four panelists, sounding off on a variety of issues, will present a discussion titled “The Implications of a Republican-Controlled Government,” followed by a question-and-answer period, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.

Monday

January 13, 2003 4:17 pm

Dreyfus award to support post-doctoral fellow in chemistry

On behalf of the chemistry department, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry Thomas Wenzel has received a two-year grant totaling more than $100,000 to support a teaching and research fellow at Bates.

Wednesday

January 8, 2003 3:07 pm

King Day events feature prominent activist and filmmaker

Award-winning filmmaker Joanne Grant, a writer and veteran civil rights activist of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances.

Thursday

December 19, 2002 3:04 pm

Grant will advance research into climate change, ancient Mainers

Bates College has received a state grant of nearly $170,000 for analytical equipment that will significantly advance studies of climate change, the coastal environment and the ecological impact of Maine’s ancient inhabitants.

Wednesday

December 18, 2002 3:16 pm

New study suggests that choice of college really matters

Does the type of school an undergraduate attends really make a difference? A new survey of college and university alumni suggests that it does.