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Wednesday

June 27, 2001
4:19 pm

Bates alumni receive awards at Reunion Weekend

Bates College presented awards to distinguished alumni at the college’s Reunion Weekend 2001 held this year from June 15 to 17. John A. Kenney, M.D., class of 1942, was presented with the Benjamin Elijah Mays Award, while Sally Ehrenfried, class of 1989, received the Distinguished Young Alumni Service Award.

Tuesday

June 19, 2001
8:17 am

Graduate produces Maine Public Broadcasting documentary

2001 cum laude graduate Nicole Goloskov of Chadds Ford, Pa., has produced “Camera Obscura,” a video portrait of Rockland, Maine, photographer Chris Pinchbeck, to be broadcast Saturday, June 30, and Sunday, July 1, as part of the Maine Public Broadcasting television series “True North.”

Thursday

June 14, 2001
8:53 am

Former U.S. Secretary of Labor Robert Reich tells Bates graduates to seek balance

Don’t let anxiety about income prevent you from seeking a balance in life, former Secretary of Labor Robert B. Reich told Bates College graduates, their families and friends during Commencement exercises Monday, June 4.

Tuesday

May 15, 2001
4:16 pm

Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich to speak at Bates Commencement

Robert B. Reich, U.S. Secretary of Labor during President Bill Clinton’s first term, will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree and speak at the 135th commencement at Bates College Monday, June 4, in an outdoor ceremony on the quad in front of Coram Library.

Saturday

May 5, 2001
1:17 pm

Medical, law school acceptance rates high for Bates graduates

Bates’ acceptance rates for medical school are significantly higher than the national average. A September survey showed that 80 percent of Bates students and alumni who applied to medical school in 1999 were accepted.

Saturday

May 5, 2001
8:07 am

Bates announces new chairperson of Board of Trustees

The President and Trustees of Bates College are pleased to announce that Burton M. Harris, of Swampscott, Mass., has been elected the Chairperson of the Corporation effective June 2, 2001.

Thursday

March 1, 2001
2:49 pm

TV adaptation of alumni's novel 'Amy & Isabelle'

Author Elizabeth Strout ’77 will see her best-selling prose transformed for the small screen March 4 with the ABC telecast of Oprah Winfrey Presents: Amy & Isabelle, an adaptation of Strout’s acclaimed debut novel.

Saturday

June 3, 2000
1:40 pm

Virtuoso organist to perform Bates concert

Nationally recognized organist Christopher Young, a graduate of the Bates College class of 1982, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, June 9, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

May 29, 2000
2:15 pm

Tutu calls for debt forgiveness for poorest countries

As members of the world’s family, affluent nations should forgive the debt of Third World nations, Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu told Bates College graduates, family and friends during commencement exercises Monday, May 29.