Archives for "Current topics"

Tuesday

October 15, 1996 11:02 am

Four U.S. Senate candidates to debate for seat

Four candidates for the seat of retiring U.S. Sen. William S. Cohen, R-Maine, will discuss their views in a televised debate at Bates College on Monday, Oct. 21. Any tickets remaining after distribution to students will be available starting Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Office of Special Projects and Summer Programs, 163 Wood St.

Friday

October 11, 1996 11:00 am

Influential U.S. News editor to speak

James Fallows, one of America’s most thoughtful social and political observers will speak on “The Media and Its Impact on Civic Discourse and Democratic Practice” on Oct. 28 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

October 10, 1996 1:48 pm

Former Polytechnic University head discusses machines, biology, society

An engineer will discuss science, technology and society on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall at Bates. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

October 10, 1996 12:00 am

Engineer George Bugliarello to discuss science, technology and society

An engineer will discuss science, technology and society at Bates College on Oct. 22 at 7 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

October 1, 1996 11:12 am

Forest referendum is topic of discussion

The so-called clear-cutting referendum on Maine’s November ballot will be aired in a panel discussion at Bates College on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The 7:30 p.m. roundtable will take place in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Tuesday

October 1, 1996 10:58 am

U.S. Rep. John E. Baldacci to visit

U.S. Rep. John E. Baldacci, D-Maine, will be the first speaker in a series of “Open Mike” talks at Bates College.

Tuesday

October 1, 1996 10:26 am

Environment keys parents and families weekend

“The Bates Environment” is the keynote for Bates College’s annual Parents and Families Weekend Oct. 4-6, as the college celebrates its new program in environmental studies and focuses on the human and natural ecology of the campus.

Tuesday

October 1, 1996 12:00 am

Ex-Congressman Mickey Edwards to speak

Former U.S. Rep. Mickey Edwards, R-Okla., a leading conservative voice on foreign and defense policy, will speak at Bates College on Thursday Oct. 10 as part of the lecture series The Quality of Our Civic Discourse and Life. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Tuesday

September 24, 1996 10:28 am

Nixon presidency as topic for conference

The presidency of Richard M. Nixon, an important chapter in recent American history, will be the focus of a conference for Maine teachers on Friday, Sept. 27, at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Monday

September 23, 1996 10:24 am

Ethiopian scholar to speak

The provocative question Is There Peace on Campus Today? will be discussed in a lecture on Thursday, Oct. 3 by Ephraim Isaac, director of the Institute of Semitic Studies in Princeton, N.J.