Archives for "Bates values"


July 11, 2000 3:48 pm

Northfield student wins Fulbright Scholarship

Kari M. Jorgensen, formerly of Northfield, Minn., received a Fulbright scholarship to conduct research in Turkey on the transition of women’s roles in Islamic mysticism and Turkish politics between the late Ottoman and early Republican periods. Jorgensen also will be studying Ottoman and modern Turkish.


July 10, 2000 3:44 pm

Education professor wins teaching award

Brunswick resident Anne Wescott Dodd, chair of the Department of Education at Bates College, has received the 2000 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching. The two-part award includes a $1,000 prize and a $1,500 discretionary fund to support Dodd’s teaching.


June 20, 2000 1:59 pm

Volpi wins inaugural Stanton Environmental Award

Robert Volpi, director of Bates College Dining Services, has received the inaugural Stanton Environmental Award from the Bates College Environmental Confederation, a group of staff, faculty and students who coordinate the college’s efforts to raise environmental awareness and implement programs that encourage environmental sustainability.


June 13, 2000 1:50 pm

Bates announces Community Humanities Seminars for Lewiston, South Paris high school students

The Bates College Office of Admissions, with a grant from the Maine Humanities Council, will offer two Community Humanities Seminars for 30-40 intellectually curious and motivated high school students. The two groups, one based in Lewiston at Bates College and the other based in Paris, Maine, will meet one evening per week for five weeks.


May 30, 2000 11:38 am

Lebanon student named Phillips Student Fellow at Bates

Kathryn Dutille, a Bates College senior from Lebanon, N.H., has been named a 2000 Phillips Student Fellow and will receive a grant of up to $10,000 to spend the summer on a Navajo reservation in Arizona, where she will work at the Tuba City Indian Medical Center, assisting in treatment programs for diabetes, obesity and hyperlipidemia.


May 30, 2000 11:27 am

Woodbridge student named Phillips Student Fellow at Bates

John Lichtman, a Bates College junior from Woodbridge, Conn., has been named a 2000 Phillips Student Fellow and will receive a grant of up to $10,000 to examine the intersection of environmental preservation and economic development in Kenya this summer.


May 29, 2000 2:15 pm

Tutu calls for debt forgiveness for poorest countries

As members of the world’s family, affluent nations should forgive the debt of Third World nations, Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu told Bates College graduates, family and friends during commencement exercises Monday, May 29.


May 20, 2000 12:00 pm

Jack Keigwin '59 gave to restore Lake Andrews and create amphitheater

To repay the gift that Bates made to him four decades ago, he and Beverly gave to restore Lake Andrews and create the Florence Keigwin Amphitheater, named for his aunt, and the Marjorie Burgoyne Walk, named for Beverly’s mother.


May 17, 2000 3:34 pm

Bates commencement slated for May 29; Tutu to speak

Desmond Tutu, archbishop emeritus of the Diocese of Cape Town and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his advocacy of racial justice in South Africa, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree and speak at the 134th commencement at Bates College. Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College, will confer bachelor’s degrees on approximately 475 seniors at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29, in an outdoor ceremony in front of Coram Library. In case of rain, the graduation exercises will be held in the nearby Margaret Hopkins Merrill Gymnasium.


May 5, 2000 3:22 pm

Bates student wins fellowship to study in The Netherlands

Jason Surdukowski, a Bates College sophomore from Concord, N.H., has been named a 2000 Humanity In Action (HIA) Fellow for five weeks of intensive study in the United States and The Netherlands on historic and contemporary resistance to human rights violations.