Stories about "Bates values"
Junior wins national award for service to Central Maine Adaptive Sports

Thursday, January 30, 2003 3:38 pm

Junior Lori E. Jessup of Hatboro, Pa., has received a national award for working with disabled Maine skiers as part of the third annual Glamour magazine-sponsored "Best of You" contest, honoring women for "their personal best quality to make a difference in the world."

Israeli student to offer perspectives on Arab-Israeli relations

Tuesday, January 28, 2003 3:16 pm

Senior Smadar Bakovic, an English major, will discuss Arab perspectives on the historic mistrust between Arabs and Jews.

Exhibit features images of Buddhists from around the world

Friday, January 24, 2003 2:56 pm

An exhibition of photographs titled "From Lynn to Lhasa: Photographs of Cambodian, Chinese, and Tibetan Buddhists" by Harvard photographer Kris Snibbe opens at the Bates College Chapel on Sunday, Jan. 26.

King Day events commemorate Haitian revolution bicentennial

Wednesday, January 22, 2003 2:50 pm

Noted scholar Alex Dupuy, professor of sociology and Latin American studies at Wesleyan College, is the keynote speaker for the 2004 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances. Classes at the college are canceled and special programming is scheduled throughout the day with an emphasis on the theme "The Haitian Revolution: The Bicentennial and Its Legacy."

Wesleyan professors presents two evenings of Indonesian shadow puppetry

Wednesday, January 22, 2003 2:17 pm

Sumarsam, a Wesleyan University professor who had his first experience with Indonesian performing arts as a boy in his East Javanese village, devotes two evenings to Indonesian shadow puppetry this week.

Career seminars link liberal arts, entrepreneurial success

Monday, January 20, 2003 1:58 pm

The virtues of a liberal arts education don't spring immediately to mind when you imagine two guys putt-putting around Nantucket Harbor peddling homemade fruit juice to thirsty boaters. But there's a real connection between the entrepreneurial spirit behind a business like Nantucket Nectars — which today employs 150 and markets its extensive juice line in 40 states, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean — and the traits nurtured at small liberal arts colleges.

Grant supports public school programming at Bates museum

Monday, January 20, 2003 1:50 pm

A two-year, $50,000 grant recently received by the Museum of Art will support educational programming for 400 local middle school students at the museum. The grant supports the museum's Thousand Words Project.

Dreyfus award to support post-doctoral fellow in chemistry

Monday, January 13, 2003 4:17 pm

On behalf of the chemistry department, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry Thomas Wenzel has received a two-year grant totaling more than $100,000 to support a teaching and research fellow at Bates.

King Day events feature prominent activist and filmmaker

Wednesday, January 8, 2003 3:07 pm

Award-winning filmmaker Joanne Grant, a writer and veteran civil rights activist of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances.

Response to racist activity includes talk by former Somali prime minister

Thursday, January 2, 2003 2:55 pm

A Jan. 15 lecture by a former prime minister of Somalia is one of a series of events that is to be presented in response to the World Church of the Creator, a national white supremacist and anti-Semitic organization that plans to protest Somali immigration in a Jan. 11 meeting in Lewiston.

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