Stories about "Bates values"
Bates' largest gift ever comes from former college president

Friday, December 4, 1998 12:33 pm

Bates has received its largest gift ever from a bequest by the late Charles F. and Evelyn M. Phillips. Phillips was the fourth president of Bates having served from 1944-66.

Expert on university-public school partnerships to speak

Thursday, October 29, 1998 3:24 pm

Ira Harkavy, associate vice president and director for the Center for Community Partnerships at the University of Pennsylvania, will discuss "Participatory Action Research and Service Learning" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in the Benjamin Mays Center.

Scholar to discuss ethnicity, gender and faith

Wednesday, October 28, 1998 3:18 pm

Alice Brown-Collins of the Black Campus Ministry in Boston will discuss ethnicity, gender and faith in separate talks in the annual Staley Distinguished Christian Scholars Lecture series at Bates. Brown-Collins will discuss "Ethnicity and Faith" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5 followed by a talk on "Gender and Grace" at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6. Both lectures take place on the second floor of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates hosts reception to celebrate Carson letters gift

Friday, October 9, 1998 2:06 pm

To celebrate the significant gift of a series of letters written by the late environmentalist Rachel Carson, Bates College will host a reception with speakers Saturday, Oct. 17, from 4-6 p.m. in the George and Helen Ladd Library. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Naturalist to deliver annual Otis Lecture

Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:39 pm

Terry Tempest Williams, Western naturalist, cancer survivor and author who focuses on the intimate relationship between human frailty and nature, will speak on "Restoration: Faith, Art and Wildness" at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Philip J. Otis Lecture and admission is free.

Biologist to discuss regional conservation planning and ecology

Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:14 pm

Reed Noss, co-author of the award-winning book "Saving Nature's Legacy" (Island Press, 1994), will discuss examples of ongoing conservation planning in Florida, the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific coast in his talk "Conservation at the Ecoregional Scale" at Bates College Monday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates to host annual multicultural admissions event

Wednesday, September 30, 1998 2:19 pm

Between 60 and 70 high school students of color will visit the Bates campus to experience a four-day weekend of college life Thursday, Oct. 15, through Sunday, Oct. 18.

Womanist to deliver annual Zerby lecture

Sunday, September 20, 1998 1:54 pm

The construction of social ethics, drawing on the resources available in African-American women's literary tradition, will be the topic of the annual Rayborn Lindley Zerby Lecture at Bates Sunday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

"Thinking, Seeing and Painting" to be discussed at Bates

Thursday, September 10, 1998 3:57 pm

"Thinking, Seeing and Painting," a panel discussion on landscape oil sketching with Maine artists Ann Lofquist, Joel Babb and James Linehan, will be held at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates students join Auburn schools to lead environmental day camp

Tuesday, June 16, 1998 12:40 pm

The Auburn School Department, in collaboration with four students at Bates College, is opening an environmental summer day camp for students in grades 2-8 at the 13-acre Auburn Land Lab located in the C.P. Wight School at the northern end of Lake Auburn. Transportation is available.

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