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Tuesday

May 14, 2002
2:09 pm

Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg to speak at commencement

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.

Monday

May 13, 2002
2:26 pm

Professors awarded for excellence in teaching

Claudia Aburto Guzman, assistant professor of Spanish, and Carole Taylor, professor of English.Two members of the Bates College humanities faculty have received this year’s Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching. The recipients are Claudia Aburto Guzman, assistant professor of Spanish, and Carole Taylor, professor of English.

Friday

March 8, 2002
9:03 am

Game of Life co-author discusses impacts of college sports

James Shulman, co-author of a groundbreaking examination of college sports’ impact on higher education, discusses his findings at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College.

Thursday

February 28, 2002
2:53 pm

Colby-Bates-Bowdoin study abroad program awarded Mellon Grant

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.

Wednesday

February 20, 2002
9:03 am

Performance honors pioneering geneticist

The scientific creative process comes alive in a one-woman performance. An actor-dancer from Massachusetts, Sharon Wyrrick performs The Search for Barbara McClintock, a multimedia piece about a pioneering woman geneticist, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Tuesday

February 19, 2002
3:22 pm

Maine natural history expert looks at past, future of Allagash

Dean B. Bennett, an expert on Maine’s natural history, discusses the history of the legendary Allagash Wilderness Waterway and current…

Tuesday

February 19, 2002
3:16 pm

Global warming at issue in annual Muskie Environmental Lecture

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.

Saturday

January 26, 2002
3:05 pm

Bates College names Elaine Tuttle Hansen next president

Elaine Tuttle Hansen, provost and professor of English at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, was elected president of Bates College on Saturday, Jan. 26. She will assume office July 1 as the college’s seventh president, and first woman president, since its founding in 1855.

Monday

December 17, 2001
9:22 am

Visiting Professorship Honors Benjamin E. Mays '20

Bates College has received a $1 million gift and pledge from the Orr Family Foundation, founded by trustee James F. Orr III, to support a distinguished visiting professorship in honor of human rights advocate Benjamin E. Mays, a 1920 Bates graduate who influenced a generation of civil rights leaders.