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Tuesday

April 7, 1998
1:54 pm

Acclaimed essayist to discuss assisted suicide

Nancy Mairs, an acclaimed essayist confined for many years to a wheelchair, discusses Life’s Worth: Rethinking Who Lives, Who Dies in the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education at Bates April 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Benjamin Mays Center. Also on April 20 in the Mays Center, at 4 p.m., Mairs will read from her recently published book Waist-High in the World: A Life Among the Nondisabled. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.

Wednesday

March 11, 1998
3:30 pm

Date-rape activist to discuss higher education response to sexual assault

As part of Rape Awareness Week at Bates, date-rape victim and sexual assault activist Katie Koestner will discuss her experience with date-rape March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

February 17, 1998
3:23 pm

Theologist to discuss artificial intelligence

Anne Foerst, a theologist and participant in Project COG, an attempt to build a humanoid robot analogous to a human infant, will discuss “Ethical and Theological Reasoning in the Age of Humanoid Robots” at Bates College Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. Foerst’s talk is part of the Religion, Science and Public Policy Lecture Series at Bates, and the public is invited to attend without charge.

Friday

October 17, 1997
11:08 am

Cystic fibrosis researcher to speak at Bates

Janet K. Bayleran, director of the genetics program in the molecular laboratory at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor and a clinical instructor in the Department of Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine, will deliver a lecture titled “Cystic Fibrosis: Model of a Complex Disease” at 4:10 p.m., Oct. 22 in Room 113 of the Carnegie Science Building.

Thursday

September 25, 1997
11:15 am

Huntington's Disease researcher to speak

Sandra McNeil, a research associate at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, will deliver a lecture titled “Reduced Penetrance and Intergenerational Instability of the Huntington’s Disease Mutations” at 4 p.m., Oct. 9, in Room 113 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.

Tuesday

September 9, 1997
2:42 pm

Land-mine eradication advocates to lecture at Bates

Julie Groom-Thompson, executive director of the Maine Mid Coast Chapter of the American Red Cross, and David Kuhns, a physician’s assistant who has treated land-mine victims in Afghanistan as a member of Doctors Without Borders, will give a presentation on land-mine eradication at 7 p.m., Sept. 22, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.

Wednesday

February 26, 1997
3:02 pm

'Let's Talk About AIDS' to be staged at Bates

“Let’s Talk About Aids,” a musical comedy for young people about raging hormones, romantic fantasy and personal responsibility will be performed at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, March 1 and at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 2, in the Gannett Theater. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

October 24, 1996
11:09 am

Bioethics conference to be held

A conference on the patient-provider relationship will be held at Bates College from 8:30 a.m. through 5 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, in the Olin Arts Center. The conference is sponsored and accredited by Eastern Maine Medical Center.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
10:03 am

Contributor to 'Our Bodies, Ourselves' to lecture

Nancy P. Hawley, a prominent member of the group that published the pioneering women’s health book Our Bodies, Ourselves, will conduct a workshop and deliver a lecture at Bates College Friday, March 15. Hawley will conduct a session on new health and medical breakthroughs for women at 4 p.m. in Skelton Lounge. Her lecture, at 7 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge, will cover the history of the women’s movement and of the Boston Women’s Health Book Collective, its publications and its plans.

Tuesday

January 30, 1996
2:38 pm

Biology lecture to focus on neuromuscular diseases

As part of the continuing Biology Lecture Series, Mary Morton of Holy Cross College will discuss “Calcium Channel Expression in Neuromuscular Diseases” at 4:10 p.m. Feb. 8 in Room 113 of the Carnegie Science Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.