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Thursday

December 4, 1997
10:44 am

Blum to deliver Philip J. Otis Lecture at Bates

Arlene Blum, mountaineer, biochemist and author of Annapurna: A Woman’s Place, will deliver a lecture titled, Across the Himalaya and Beyond: Peoples, Passes and Possibilities, at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 16 in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend the annual Philip J. Otis Lecture and admission is free.

Wednesday

September 17, 1997
8:44 am

Award-winning journalist to speak at Bates

Mark Dowie, author of the Pulitzer Prize-nominated book “Losing Ground: American Environmentalism at the Close of the Twentieth Century,” will deliver a lecture titled “Faded Green: American Environmentalism at the Dawn of the New Millennium”at 7 p.m. September 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.

Wednesday

July 30, 1997
10:03 am

Bates Dance Festival and Maine Audubon Society present outdoor environmental performance project

An outdoor dance performance featuring professional dancers and local participants of all ages will be held at a Falmouth sanctuary on Aug. 13 and Aug. 16. The Bates Dance Festival and Maine Audubon Society are co-sponsoring two performances of a newly commissioned site specific work, “A Curious Invasion,” inspired by the landscape of Gilsland Farm and created by internationally renowned environmental/outdoor artists Sara Pearson/Patrik Widrig & Company.

Tuesday

April 15, 1997
3:47 pm

Inaugural Philip J. Otis Lectureship at Bates

Max Oelschlaeger, author of “Caring for Creation,” will deliver the inaugural Philip J. Otis Lecture at 7:30 p.m. April 29, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The lecture will focus on the relationship between human culture and the natural world. The public is invited to attend and admission is free.

Wednesday

March 26, 1997
10:05 am

Prof. Carl Straub to hold endowed chair

Religion professor Carl Benton Straub has been named the first Clark A. Griffith Professor in Environmental Studies at Bates College.

Tuesday

October 29, 1996
12:00 am

Environmentalist Leon Billings to speak about environmental agenda

Leon Billings, an executive assistant to former Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie ’36, will speak on “Shift in the Environmental Agenda” at Bates College at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

October 1, 1996
11:12 am

Forest referendum is topic of discussion

The so-called clear-cutting referendum on Maine’s November ballot will be aired in a panel discussion at Bates College on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The 7:30 p.m. roundtable will take place in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Tuesday

October 1, 1996
10:26 am

Environment keys parents and families weekend

“The Bates Environment” is the keynote for Bates College’s annual Parents and Families Weekend Oct. 4-6, as the college celebrates its new program in environmental studies and focuses on the human and natural ecology of the campus.

Monday

May 6, 1996
11:24 am

Environmentalist to discuss role of higher education in sustainability

Scientist Anthony D. Cortese will discuss environmental sustainability in a lecture at Bates College on May 16 in the Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

April 22, 1996
11:30 am

Maine Bird Conference to be held at Bates

Amateur and professional ornithologists from around the state will gather Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27, at Bates for the annual Maine Bird Conference sponsored by the college and the Stanton Bird Club.