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Monday

January 4, 1999
11:59 am

"In Black and White: Landscape Prints by Claire Van Vliet" Opens

Curator Ruth Fine from the National Gallery of Art will present a lecture for an exhibition of work by nationally renowned printmaker Claire Van Vliet at the Bates College Museum of Art Friday, Jan. 22. Fine’s lecture, “Ordered Expressionism: Claire Van Vliet’s Landscape,” will be given at 7 p.m. in Room 104 of the college’s Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. A reception follows the lecture, which is open to the public without charge. The exhibition, “In Black and White: Landscape Prints by Claire Van Vliet,” features more than 30 lithographs, etchings and engravings, depicting landscapes from around the world.

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.

Friday

December 4, 1998
12:33 pm

Bates' largest gift ever comes from former college president

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.

Wednesday

October 28, 1998
3:18 pm

Scholar to discuss ethnicity, gender and faith

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.

Friday

October 9, 1998
2:06 pm

Bates hosts reception to celebrate Carson letters gift

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.

Thursday

October 1, 1998
1:39 pm

Naturalist to deliver annual Otis Lecture

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.

Thursday

October 1, 1998
1:14 pm

Biologist to discuss regional conservation planning and ecology

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.

Wednesday

September 30, 1998
2:19 pm

Bates to host annual multicultural admissions event

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.

Sunday

September 20, 1998
1:54 pm

Womanist to deliver annual Zerby lecture

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.