background
Published on Description

Friday

August 30, 2002
4:21 pm

Former U.S. Surgeon General Elders to deliver Bates convocation address

Former U.S. Surgeon General M. Joycelyn Elders will officially open the 148th academic year at Bates College with the convocation address “Leadership and Responsibility in the 21st Century: What Will Your Role Be?” at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, on the college’s main quadrangle. The rain site will be the Alumni Gymnasium.

Tuesday

June 4, 2002
8:47 am

Newprofessorship honors economist and commentator Thomas Sowell

Bates College has announced the creation of a new professorship in honor of Thomas Sowell, the economist, writer and commentator called America’s “most valuable public intellectual” for his challenge to orthodox thought across the spectrum of society.

Monday

January 21, 2002
2:38 pm

Burt's Bees president to discuss women as entrepreneurs

Roxanne Quimby, co-founder and president of Burt’s Bees, will discuss the role of women as entrepreneurs in marketing natural consumer products at 7 p.m. Monday, January 28, in Chase Hall Lounge at Bates College. The public is invited free of charge to the talk, part of the annual Bates Seminar Series in Entrepreneurship. An informal reception and refreshments will follow the presentation.

Friday

November 2, 2001
3:10 pm

Bates speaker to discuss young venture developers

Evette Rios, a member of Bates Class of 1999 and an entrepreneur in network marketing, will discuss strategies and ethics for new entrepreneurs Monday, Nov. 5, in Chase Hall Lounge at Bates College.

Wednesday

October 31, 2001
3:30 pm

Bates partners with Mount Desert Island laboratory in $5.5 million NIH grant

For Bates College, a $5.5 million grant to Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) will translate into many more biomedical research opportunities for students and support for an expanded network of biomedical researchers. The National Institutes of Health grant was announced Tuesday (10/30/01) in Salisbury Cove, home of MDIBL.

Monday

July 10, 2000
3:44 pm

Education professor wins teaching award

Brunswick resident Anne Wescott Dodd, chair of the Department of Education at Bates College, has received the 2000 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching. The two-part award includes a $1,000 prize and a $1,500 discretionary fund to support Dodd’s teaching.

Monday

April 10, 2000
12:25 pm

Bates Dining Services wins national environmental award

The national environmental nonprofit Renew America announced today that Bates College Dining Services has been selected for a second consecutive National Award for Environmental Sustainability in the category of waste prevention/recycling. The prestigious awards are being given by Renew America to 16 programs throughout the nation.

Thursday

February 17, 2000
2:29 pm

Entrepreneurship series examines e-commerce

hree Bates College alumni are featured in The Electronic Revolution, E-Commerce, the next presentation in the Bates Seminar Series in Entrepreneurship, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 3, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

December 8, 1998
12:43 pm

"Raised on Radio" to air on WRBC

WRBC-91.5 FM, the 120-watt, commercial-free, student-run radio station at Bates College, will celebrate its 40th year of broadcasting with Raised on Radio, an on-air trip down memory lane with past and present WRBC announcers Saturday, Dec. 12, from noon to 4:30 p.m.