Archives for "Government and organizations"

Sunday

April 29, 2001 2:35 pm

Bates students successful in bid to reduce acid rain

The Bates College Planeteers, a group of Bates environmental economics students, have successfully purchased an emissions permit good for one ton of sulfur dioxide in the 2001 Acid Rain Allowance Auction held annually by the Chicago Board of Trade.

Sunday

April 29, 2001 2:28 pm

U.S. Rep. John Baldacci to discuss economic implications of entrepreneurship

U.S. Rep. John Baldacci will discuss “Economic Implications of Entrepreneurship” Thursday, April 12, in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall on the Bates College campus.

Tuesday

March 20, 2001 8:23 am

Criminal justice conference to be held

Tyrone Powers, a former FBI agent and director of the Institute of Criminal Justice, the University of Maryland, will deliver the keynote address, Criminal Injustice: An Exploration of Inequalities in the Criminal Justice System, Institutionalized Racism and Class Oppression in the FBI’s COINTELPRO Program and ‘War on Drugs’ for the conference No More Prisons: Education Not Incarceration Saturday, March 24, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

January 26, 2000 3:56 pm

ACLU field organizer to offer issues briefing and skills-training

Becky Dinwoodie, a national field organizer of the American Civil Liberties Union, will present “Defending Our Liberties,” an issues briefing and skills-training presentation at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 2, in Room 243 of the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. Sponsored by the Maine Civil Liberties Union, the briefings are free and open to the public.

Wednesday

January 5, 2000 3:18 pm

Conference on crimes connected to the government to be held at Bates

The 11th annual Maine Conference Investigating Crimes Committed by the FBI by will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Monday

November 15, 1999 12:00 am

Former slave to address abolitionist gathering

How Long ‘Til Freedom? a 1999 abolitionist gathering to present the sobering reality of contemporary slaves and suggested innovative responses to their plight, will be held at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in the Benjamin Mays Center on the Bates College campus. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

November 15, 1999 12:00 am

U.S. Rep. John Lewis to discuss "Civil Rights and Race in America"

U.S. Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) will discuss “Civil Rights and Race in America” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 College Ave. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Archives Millennial Series lecture without charge.

Monday

March 22, 1999 3:10 pm

Bates to bestow degree on Julian Bond

Julian Bond, an active participant in the movements for civil rights, economic justice and peace for more than three decades, will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from Bates College at noon Wednesday, April 7, in Alumni Gymnasium as part of the college’s annual Founders Day Convocation — a time when the college reflects on the principles that were at its founding and continue to sustain it. The public is invited to attend the convocation without charge.

Thursday

February 11, 1999 10:02 am

Former U.N. assistant secretary general to speak at Bates

Giandomenico Picco, the former U.N. assistant secretary general who gained the release of journalist Terry Anderson and 10 other Western hostages held at Shiite strongholds in Lebanon, will discuss Iraq in the 21st Century at at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

January 20, 1999 10:49 am

Jonathan Schell to discuss presidential impeachment

Noted writer Jonathan Schell, author of a series of commentaries on the impeachment of President Clinton for The Nation magazine, will discuss “Why Impeachment? Why Not?” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 27, in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.