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Bates recognized for top academic experience

Wednesday, August 20, 2003 11:34 am

The latest editions of the nation's "go-to" college guides and magazines continue to rank Bates College among the best U.S. liberal arts colleges.

College Republicans host school-choice debate

Tuesday, August 19, 2003 11:22 am

Education experts on both sides of the school-choice issue debate the question in an event organized by the Bates College Republicans at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The panel discussion -- titled "School Choice: The Right Choice for Maine?" -- is open to the public at no charge.

National summit on undergraduate research to be hosted

Friday, August 1, 2003 11:03 am

From Aug. 2 through 4, forty-nine leaders in chemistry research from U.S. academic institutions, industry and funding agencies will attend a national Undergraduate Research Summit at Bates.

Wallace Funds head explains new philanthropic approach

Friday, March 14, 2003 2:01 pm

In a March 7 talkdesigned to "remove the shroud of mystery" from the world of foundation philanthropy, the president of the Wallace–Reader's Digest Funds described how that organization has fundamentally changed its modus operandi.

Junior wins national award for service to Central Maine Adaptive Sports

Thursday, January 30, 2003 3:38 pm

Junior Lori E. Jessup of Hatboro, Pa., has received a national award for working with disabled Maine skiers as part of the third annual Glamour magazine-sponsored "Best of You" contest, honoring women for "their personal best quality to make a difference in the world."

Grant supports public school programming at Bates museum

Monday, January 20, 2003 1:50 pm

A two-year, $50,000 grant recently received by the Museum of Art will support educational programming for 400 local middle school students at the museum. The grant supports the museum's Thousand Words Project.

Bates offers workshops in response to racist group

Monday, December 23, 2002 2:25 pm

In response to a Jan. 11 meeting in Lewiston planned by the World Church of the Creator, a national white supremacist and anti-Semitic organization, Bates College is working with the Lewiston-Auburn community to schedule alternative programs to oppose hatred and bias.

Acclaimed pedagogue to speak

Thursday, October 10, 2002 3:33 pm

Parker J. Palmer, named one of the 30 "most influential senior leaders" in a national survey of faculty and staff in higher education, gives a talk titled "Leading From Within: Reflections on Leadership, Community and the Inner Life" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. Sponsored by the office of the Dean of the College at Bates College, the talk is open to the public at no charge.

Scientist to discuss 21st-century chemistry

Tuesday, September 10, 2002 2:12 pm

Harry Gray, Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry and founding director of the Beckman Institute of Technology at the California Institute of Technology, will deliver science lectures at 4 p.m. and at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Bates College. The public is invited to attend the inaugural George S. Hammond '43 H'73 Eminent Scientist Lecture event, and admission is free.

Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg to speak at commencement

Tuesday, May 14, 2002 2:09 pm

Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg, recognized internationally as one of the world's most profound thinkers and as a scientist who bridges the literacy gap for general audiences, will receive an honorary doctor of science degree and speak at the 136th commencement at Bates College.

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