Archives for "Government and organizations"

Friday

May 14, 2004 10:20 am

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist to discuss Brown vs. Board of Education decision

Syndicated Miami Herald columnist Leonard Pitts Jr., winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, will give a lecture titled The Light That Failed about the 50-year-old U.S. Supreme Court decision Brown vs. the Board of Education at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 19, in the Bates College Chapel. The public is invited to attend this special session of the Great Falls Forum, free of charge.

Sunday

May 9, 2004 10:25 am

Bates presents panel on the United States and the Middle East

As a follow-up to a well-attended discussion last month about the United States and Iraq, Bates College presents a panel discussion about the United States and the Middle East at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend at no charge. For more information, call 207-786-6195.

Saturday

April 10, 2004 12:41 pm

Bates announces speakers, honorary degree recipients for May 31 commencement

Four honorary degree recipients will speak at the 138th commencement at Bates College May 31, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen announced today.

Wednesday

March 31, 2004 12:41 pm

Student researchers to offer Dirigo Health Care Plan information session

Student members of a social justice club at Bates College will present a 60-minute information session about the hotly debated Dirigo Health Plan, proposed by Gov. John Baldacci, at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 8, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Thursday

February 5, 2004 12:33 pm

Bates Democrats to host Kennedy appearance, candidates' forum

Sen. Edward Kennedy, along with the daughter of Sen. John Kerry, will speak at the Bates College Chapel, College Street, at 2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in support of Sen. Kerry’s bid for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Tuesday

January 20, 2004 11:36 am

College Republicans sponsor post-Address analysis

The Bates community is invited to the Frye Street Union lounge 8:45 p.m. Tuesday to watch President George W. Bush deliver his State of the Union Address and follow it with an informal discussion led by Professor of History Steve Hochstadt.

Thursday

January 15, 2004 11:48 am

Democratic contender Kucinich visits Bates

Rep. Dennis Kucinich, an Ohio congressman and Democratic White House contender, stopped at Bates College during his Lewiston visit, Jan. 14.

Wednesday

January 7, 2004 11:55 am

German consul general for New England to speak at Bates

Rolf-Dieter F. Schnelle, consul general to New England for the Federal Republic of Germany, speaks on the topic “The New Europe — Old and New United: A Challenge to the Europeans and the United States” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to attend the lecture, sponsored by the Bates Department of German, Russian and East Asian Languages and Literatures, free of charge.

Friday

March 14, 2003 2:01 pm

Wallace Funds head explains new philanthropic approach

In a March 7 talkdesigned to “remove the shroud of mystery” from the world of foundation philanthropy, the president of the Wallace–Reader’s Digest Funds described how that organization has fundamentally changed its modus operandi.

Wednesday

March 12, 2003 1:57 pm

Renowned political analyst Dinesh D'Souza to speak

Hoover Institute Fellow and best-selling author Dinesh D’Souza, known for his challenges to the politically liberal academic establishment, speaks at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St.