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March 1, 2002 2:49 pm
Bates College has won a $400,000 grant from the Freeman Foundation to expand and enrich its Asian studies program, announced Jill N. Reich, dean of the faculty and vice president for academic affairs. The four-year grant will fund faculty research, the creation of new courses, travel for faculty and students, and the acquisition of library and technology resources.
February 28, 2002 2:53 pm
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges a $490,000 grant to support study abroad programs. The grant will support the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin (CBB) Off-Campus Study Consortium for the next three years.
February 27, 2002 2:58 pm
In a concert appropriate for the Easter season, the College Choir performs the sections of Handel’s oratorio Messiah dealing with Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 16, and 3 p.m. Sunday, March 17, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.
February 25, 2002 8:12 am
A member of the Bates art faculty whose work has received prominent exhibitions in America and Europe, Robert Feintuch discusses his paintings at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center.
February 21, 2002 8:38 am
Senior Trung Trong Huynh of Portland is one of three students named to receive the Maine Campus Compact’s 2002 Student Heart and Soul Award for outstanding contributions in community service and service-learning.
February 15, 2002 3:49 pm
The Chaplain’s Office is seeking nominations for the two recipients of the 2002 William Stringfellow Award of Peace and Justice in memory of William Stringfellow ’49. All letters of nomination are due Monday, March 4, and can be addressed to The Office of the College Chaplain, 161 Wood Street, Lewiston, Maine, 04240.
February 15, 2002 9:09 am
Live actors share the stage with puppets from a variety of puppetry traditions in the production of Marguerite Duras’ novel The Sea Wall. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 7-9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, in Gannett Theater.
February 13, 2002 4:03 pm
New York-based poet, performance artist and activist Jayne Cortez will read from her work at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.
February 13, 2002 9:28 am
Kristin J. Smith, a chemistry major, is one of four undergraduate students nationwide to receive the American Chemical Society’s I.M. Kolthoff Enrichment Award.
February 11, 2002 9:34 am
Novelist Carolyn Chute and the owners of an organic Maine farm are among the specialists working with students in two innovative programs that are engaging the campus with the world outside.