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Colby-Bates-Bowdoin study abroad program awarded Mellon Grant

Thursday, February 28, 2002 2:53 pm

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges a $490,000 grant to support study abroad programs. The grant will support the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin (CBB) Off-Campus Study Consortium for the next three years.

Global warming at issue in annual Muskie Environmental Lecture

Tuesday, February 19, 2002 3:16 pm

Kalee Kreider, manager of a national campaign to raise awareness about global climate change, assesses the effort to forestall global warming in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. Presented as the annual Muskie Environmental Lecture, the event is open to the public at no charge.

Symposium examines stereotyping through children's literature

Friday, February 15, 2002 3:58 pm

In an examination of how children's literature transmits stereotypes, a series of talks, accompanied by three one-act plays, in a symposium titled What is Children's Literature? will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday, March 1, and from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 2. The public is invited to attend the sessions, which include breaks for discussion and meals, free of charge.

Catholic chaplain from Harvard discusses feminist journey

Wednesday, February 13, 2002 3:54 pm

Jacqueline Landry, Catholic chaplain at Harvard University, will present a talk titled The Path is Made by Walking: A Catholic Feminist's Journey as a Change Agent at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall.

Debaters say it's time to share love's labor

Wednesday, February 13, 2002 9:31 am

Love might be a many-splendored thing, but it's also darned hard work for men -- or so says the Brooks Quimby Debate Council, whose members will argue the topic "Resolved: women should bear the burden of dating" at 4 p.m. Valentine's Day in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall.

Central Asian movie critic to screen and discuss Kyrgyzstan film

Tuesday, February 5, 2002 3:43 pm

Gulnara Abikeyeva, a Kazakh film critic and Fulbright Scholar, will introduce the award-winning movie Beshkempir (Adopted Son) by director Aktan Abdykalykov at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Room G52 (the Keck Classroom) of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. The public is invited to attend the 82-minute screening, followed by a discussion led by Abikeyeva, free of charge. Refreshments will be served.

MLK Jr. Day Concurrent Workshops

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:42 pm

MLK Jr. Day Concurrent Workshops.

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Service

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:35 pm

The Rev. Joan Martin William Rankin Professor of Ethics, Episcopal Divinity School, Cambridge, Mass. Music by The Bates College Deansmen, Shape Notes Singers and Northfield Also featuring Bates dancers Devon Fitchett '02, Justin Stebbins '02 and Aisha Bell '03, and a troupe of student actors who will provide a dramatic interpretation of the text that Martin has chosen for the evening.

Bates called exemplary in 'green campus' survey

Monday, December 17, 2001 3:36 pm

Its environmental policies and practices make Bates College a leader among American universities and colleges in a survey that the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) released in October.

Boston filmmakers present Maine premiere of award-winning Lift

Thursday, November 15, 2001 9:43 am

Boston filmmakers DeMane Davis and Khari Streeter will screen the Maine premiere of "Lift," their dramatic film about shoplifting Monday, Nov. 26, in the Keck Room, Pettengill Hall, at Bates College.

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