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Wednesday

August 22, 2001
11:13 am

James McBride to deliver convocation address

James McBride, an award-winning composer, saxophonist and best-selling author whose writing explores the complexities of racial identity, will officially open the 147th academic year at Bates College with the convocation address “The Color of Water: A Meditation on Identity” at 4:10 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 5, on the college’s main quadrangle. The public is invited to attend free of charge. The rain site will be the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.

Tuesday

August 21, 2001
11:24 am

Remarks of the presidents

Regarding the Presidents’ Fourth of July Declaration on the Civic Responsibilities of Higher Education.

Monday

July 16, 2001
1:44 pm

Ian Bleakney '91 awarded 2001 Barlow grant to study education in India

Ian Bleakney ’91, a science teacher and department chair at Merritt College High School, a small public high school, in Oakland, Calif., was recently awarded the 2001 Barlow Alumni Travel Grant from Bates College.

Tuesday

May 15, 2001
4:16 pm

Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich to speak at Bates Commencement

Robert B. Reich, U.S. Secretary of Labor during President Bill Clinton’s first term, will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree and speak at the 135th commencement at Bates College Monday, June 4, in an outdoor ceremony on the quad in front of Coram Library.

Monday

May 7, 2001
2:53 pm

Lillian Nayder, associate professor of English, explores Victorian lives

Nayder’s forthcoming Cornell University Press book, “Unequal Partners: Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins and Victorian Authorship,” explores the collaborative relationship between Dickens and Collins.

Saturday

May 5, 2001
3:09 pm

Seven Bates students receive Phillips Fellowships

Seven Bates juniors have been named 2001 Phillips Student Fellows and will each receive grants of up to $10,000 for summer research projects.

Saturday

May 5, 2001
9:47 am

Four students named Philip J. Otis Fellows

Bates College students Megan Gadsby of St. Michaels, Md.; Elizabeth Kreischer of Arlington Mass.; John Minor of Wilmington, N.C.; and Christopher Westcott of Princeton, N.J., have been named 2001 Phillip J. Otis Fellows.

Sunday

April 29, 2001
2:35 pm

Bates students successful in bid to reduce acid rain

The Bates College Planeteers, a group of Bates environmental economics students, have successfully purchased an emissions permit good for one ton of sulfur dioxide in the 2001 Acid Rain Allowance Auction held annually by the Chicago Board of Trade.

Friday

March 16, 2001
8:14 am

Charter school executive to discuss education and entrepreneurship

A.J. Clegg, chairman and chief executive officer of Nobel Education Dynamics Inc., will discuss Educational Ventures: The Charter School as part of the second annual Bates Seminar Series in Entrepreneurship on Monday, March 19, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

March 14, 2001
4:14 pm

Presidential Search Committee named

A Presidential Search Committee has been formed by the Bates College Board of Trustees to evaluate candidates and nominate a successor to President Donald W. Harward.