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Friday

November 17, 2000
2:02 pm

Bates College continues series on ecology and politics of Maine forests

Bates College concludes its nine-part series “The Ecology and Politics of Maine Forests” with two final talks in November and December. Environmental planner Joshua Royte of the Nature Conservancy will discuss “St. John River: Conservation and Management” at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College. Jennifer Melville of Trust for Public Land will discuss “Conservation Easements” at 2:40 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 5, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall. The public is invited to attend these 80-minute talks free of charge.

Thursday

November 9, 2000
2:01 pm

Pamela Baker, associate professor of Biology, awarded a $970,458 grant

Associate Professor of Biology and Biological Chemistry Pamela Baker’s recent studies of periodontal disease add up to more than another warning about how important it is to brush one’s teeth.

Friday

November 3, 2000
1:42 pm

Leading environmental lawyer to speak at Bates Nov. 8

William Shutkin, one of the nation’s leading environmental lawyers and social entrepreneurs, will discuss “Avoiding a Planet of Weeds: Environmentalism and Development in the 21st Century.” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College.

Wednesday

November 1, 2000
1:17 pm

Comedian Elayne Boosler to perform at Bates

Comedian Elayne Boosler, one of the busiest comedians touring the country today, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, in the Bates College Chapel in an appearance sponsored by the Bates College Democrats. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

October 19, 2000
2:27 pm

Bioethicist to speak at Bates College

Arthur L. Caplan, an internationally recognized authority on bioethics will discuss at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, in the Bates College Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend this talk, sponsored by the Dean of the College, free of charge.

Monday

October 16, 2000
2:17 pm

Andrew Wyeth's granddaughter organizes major exhibit of his work

Bates College senior Victoria Wyeth has organized “Andrew Wyeth: Her Room,” the first curated exhibition by his only grandchild, as the capstone of the Bates College Museum of Art’s 2000-01 season. The exhibition, with guided tours offered by Victoria Wyeth on weekends, runs from Nov. 10, 2000, through March 30, 2001. The public is invited to attend the opening reception at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in the museum’s upper gallery free of charge.

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.

Thursday

September 14, 2000
3:15 pm

English professor to discuss biculturalism and the creative process

Judith Ortiz Cofer, professor of English and creative writing at the University of Georgia, will discuss “A Casa of My Own” at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College as part of the college’s celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

September 13, 2000
3:03 pm

Mathematician to discuss code-breaking at Bates

Peter J. Hilton, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, State University of New York at Binghamton, and Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, University of Central Florida at Orlando, will discuss “Code-breaking in World War II” at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Keck Classroom, Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture, and admission is free. Refreshments will be served immediately following the lecture.

Friday

July 14, 2000
1:24 pm

Bates receives $1.3 million grant for science education

Bates College has received a $1.3 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the nation’s largest private supporter of science education from elementary school through postdoctoral studies.