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Wednesday

August 25, 2004
9:28 am

Bates gets high marks in college guides

In the U.S. News & World Report 2005 edition of America’s Best Colleges, Bates is ranked 22nd among 217 national liberal arts colleges. The magazine says its rankings are based on a mix of peer assessment, rates of student retention and graduation, faculty resources, student selectivity, financial resources and alumni giving. Since 1987, with the exception of 1991, Bates’ rank has ranged from 18th to 23rd.

Saturday

June 12, 2004
11:37 am

Alumni honored at Reunion

Weston L. Bonney ’50, a distinguished banker, longtime college Trustee and a volunteer who has worked tirelessly in Maine and abroad to advance education, arts and commerce, received the Benjamin Elijah Mays Medal, the College’s highest alumni award, at the 136th Reunion Alumni Awards Ceremony on June 12.

Wednesday

June 2, 2004
12:33 pm

Gathering to celebrate life and work of deceased professor of mathematics

Colleagues, relatives, friends and former students of Richard W. Sampson, a professor emeritus of mathematics at Bates College who passed away in April, will gather to celebrate his memory at 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 11, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Monday

May 3, 2004
11:19 am

Alumni performers celebrate Plavin, Modern Dance Company's 35th

More than 150 alumni of the Bates College Modern Dance Company came from as far away as Japan to take part in a May 1 dance performance marking the company’s 35th anniversary and honoring company founder Marcy Plavin.

Tuesday

March 30, 2004
2:00 pm

Econ 222 retires nine tons' worth of sulfur dioxide permits

In 2001, 2002 and 2003, at the rate of one permit per year, students in the “Environmental Economics” course at Bates bought and retired government permits for the atmospheric release of a pollutant that causes acid rain.

Saturday

March 27, 2004
2:49 pm

Physician to present Stringfellow Awards for Justice and Peace

Family physician and author David Hilfiker will present the annual William Stringfellow Lecture in Justice and Peace at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 31, in Chase Hall Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue.

Tuesday

February 10, 2004
4:00 pm

'Seed of Sarah' author Judith Magyar Isaacson, former Bates dean, honored by Maine Women's Hall of Fame

Judith Magyar Isaacson of Auburn, author of the acclaimed “Seed of Sarah: Memoirs of a Survivor” and a champion of women’s rights at Bates College during the 1970s, is one of this year’s two inductees into the Maine Women’s Hall of Fame.

Thursday

January 22, 2004
11:27 am

Bates New World Coalition to screen student documentary

Members of the Bates College New World Coalition, an activist group concerned with social, political and economic justice, will screen a 40-minute video of their experiences in protesting the Free Trade Area of the Americas at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 26, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. A discussion of fair trade economics will follow the film.