Archives for "Current topics"

Tuesday

January 14, 1997 3:26 pm

Bates community to hold "read-in"

In commemoration of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, and in an effort to encourage literacy, more than 120 students, faculty and staff from Bates College will hold a “read-in” for youngsters in grades K-3 classrooms in Lewiston and Auburn schools on Thursday and Friday .

Thursday

January 9, 1997 3:08 pm

News correspondent to mark King observance

A distinguished journalist, an award-winning actress and a noted gospel group will be among the guests at Bates College Jan….

Tuesday

October 29, 1996 12:00 am

Environmentalist Leon Billings to speak about environmental agenda

Leon Billings, an executive assistant to former Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie ’36, will speak on “Shift in the Environmental Agenda” at Bates College at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. 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.

Monday

October 21, 1996 12:00 am

Bible conference to be held

In an effort to link the academic work of Maine scholars with community interest in the Bible, the Department of Philopsohy and Religion at Bates College will host a three-day conference of biblical studies on Friday Nov. 1, Sat. Nov. 2 and Sunday Nov. 3. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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.