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Lecture makes case for classroom diversity

Monday, October 29, 2001 9:46 am

Professor Patricia Gurin, an expert defense witness in lawsuits challenging the University of Michigan's race-based admission policies, discusses her research supporting classroom diversity at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Bates ranks seventh in number of physics graduates

Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:23 pm

In a survey of more than 500 colleges whose ultimate degree is a baccalaureate, the American Institute of Physics ranked Bates College seventh in the number of physics majors it graduates annually.

'Coming Home To Eat' author speaks

Thursday, October 11, 2001 8:09 am

Gary Paul Nabhan, who spent a year eating only foods produced in the desert Southwest within 250 miles of his home, discusses that experience at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College Tuesday, Oct. 23.

Renowned peace activist to speak

Monday, October 1, 2001 8:41 am

Nobel Peace Prize nominee Elise Bjorn-Hansen Boulding will discuss how the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks might affect prospects for world peace in a lecture at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 11, in Chase Hall at Bates.

James McBride opens 147th academic year at Bates

Wednesday, September 5, 2001 4:13 pm

James McBride, an award-winning composer, saxophonist and best-selling author whose writing explores the complexities of racial identity, officially opened the 147th academic year at Bates College with the convocation address "The Color of Water: A Meditation on Identity" on Sept. 5.

Class of 2005 arrives at Bates

Friday, August 31, 2001 2:38 pm

The trickle of arrivals would become a steady stream by Sept. 1, as all members of the 583-person Class of 2005, Bates' largest-ever incoming group, arrived to kick-off their first -- and the College's 147th year -- with orientation, a week designed to create an immediate sense of community between new students and Bates.

Maine college presidents join Sen. George Mitchell in declaring civic commitment

Tuesday, August 21, 2001 2:45 pm

The presidents of 18 Maine institutions of higher education joined former Sen. George Mitchell on Sunday, Aug. 19, to publicly commit their colleges and universities to a deeper involvement in civic responsibility to their communities.

Bates prepares for Class of 2005

Monday, July 9, 2001 2:28 pm

Bates has had its third consecutive record year for new student applications, with 4,424 applications received for the incoming Class of 2005.

Pangallo wins scholarship to work with D.C. political and media leaders

Thursday, June 28, 2001 4:07 pm

Bates College junior Dominick Pangallo of Salem, Mass., has been named the winner of an American Association of Political Consultants (AAPC) scholarship opportunity for the summer of 2001.

Bates alumni receive awards at Reunion Weekend

Wednesday, June 27, 2001 4:19 pm

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.

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