Stories about "Bates values"
Former prime minister to discuss Somalia

Thursday, January 2, 2003 2:37 pm

Ali Khalif Galaydh, who served as the prime minister of Somalia from 2000 to 2001, visits to discuss the past, present and future of his native country in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. Free and open to the public, the lecture continues a series of events offered in response to the anti-Somali rally scheduled in Lewiston Jan. 11 by a national hate group.

Bates offers workshops in response to racist group

Monday, December 23, 2002 2:25 pm

In response to a Jan. 11 meeting in Lewiston planned by the World Church of the Creator, a national white supremacist and anti-Semitic organization, Bates College is working with the Lewiston-Auburn community to schedule alternative programs to oppose hatred and bias.

King Day events feature prominent activist and filmmaker

Saturday, December 21, 2002 2:47 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 at Bates College.

New study suggests that choice of college really matters

Wednesday, December 18, 2002 3:16 pm

Does the type of school an undergraduate attends really make a difference? A new survey of college and university alumni suggests that it does.

Three local farms profiled by Bates students

Tuesday, November 26, 2002 4:05 pm

The students, participants in the "World Agriculture" course taught by Peter Rogers, will present their findings from research into the operations of Nezinscott Farm, Turner; Avalon Farm, North Yarmouth; and Bell Farms, Auburn

Grant fuels professor's dioxin, heart disease research

Thursday, November 14, 2002 4:23 pm

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) has awarded Rebecca J. Sommer, assistant professor of biology at Bates College, a grant of $132,883 to investigate the impact of dioxin on early cardiac development.

Porters' Progress founder visits Bates College to describe work in Nepal

Wednesday, November 13, 2002 2:42 pm

Ben Ayers, a 1999 Bates College graduate and founder of an organization that supports expeditionary porters in Nepal, brings a presentation about Porters' Progress to Bates at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 in the Benjamin Mays center, 95 Russell St. Ayers' presentation is open to the public at no charge.

What the national publications are saying about Bates

Monday, November 11, 2002 4:00 pm

National college guides and magazines continue to rank Bates College among the best liberal arts colleges in the nation.

Richard Russo to read at Bates for annual Writer's Harvest

Tuesday, November 5, 2002 3:50 pm

Richard Russo, the Camden author who won the 2002 Pulitzer Prize in fiction for his novel "Empire Falls," reads from his work at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend the event, part of the Writers Harvest, the annual literary benefit to fight hunger and poverty sponsored by the national hunger organization Share Our Strength (SOS). Donations will be accepted and proceeds will benefit the Maine Coalition for Food Security and the Good Shepherd Food Bank.

November cultural calendar puts theater in spotlight

Wednesday, October 23, 2002 9:37 am

The play's the thing when it comes to November's public arts and entertainment events at Bates College. Two productions are planned by the college's theater program (as well as two by the dance program), and there are two by the student theatrical troupe, the Robinson Players. Other performance highlights for November include two concerts by artist-in-residence Frank Glazer, a pianist of international stature. The month also holds a reading by Camden's own Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist, Richard Russo.

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