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

Friday, May 14, 2004 10:20 am

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.

Bates presents panel on the United States and the Middle East

Sunday, May 9, 2004 10:25 am

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.

Bates announces speakers, honorary degree recipients for May 31 commencement

Saturday, April 10, 2004 12:41 pm

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

Student researchers to offer Dirigo Health Care Plan information session

Wednesday, March 31, 2004 12:41 pm

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.

Bates Democrats to host Kennedy appearance, candidates' forum

Thursday, February 5, 2004 12:33 pm

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.

College Republicans sponsor post-Address analysis

Tuesday, January 20, 2004 11:36 am

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.

Democratic contender Kucinich visits Bates

Thursday, January 15, 2004 11:48 am

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

German consul general for New England to speak at Bates

Wednesday, January 7, 2004 11:55 am

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.

Wallace Funds head explains new philanthropic approach

Friday, March 14, 2003 2:01 pm

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.

Renowned political analyst Dinesh D'Souza to speak

Wednesday, March 12, 2003 1:57 pm

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.

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