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Bates students successful in bid to reduce acid rain

Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:35 pm

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.

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

Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:28 pm

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.

Criminal justice conference to be held

Tuesday, March 20, 2001 8:23 am

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.

ACLU field organizer to offer issues briefing and skills-training

Wednesday, January 26, 2000 3:56 pm

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.

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

Wednesday, January 5, 2000 3:18 pm

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.

Former slave to address abolitionist gathering

Monday, November 15, 1999 12:00 am

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.

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

Monday, November 15, 1999 12:00 am

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.

Bates to bestow degree on Julian Bond

Monday, March 22, 1999 3:10 pm

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.

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

Thursday, February 11, 1999 10:02 am

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.

Jonathan Schell to discuss presidential impeachment

Wednesday, January 20, 1999 10:49 am

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.

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