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Monday

January 26, 1998
12:03 pm

Portland Muslim shares perspective

Jim Weaver of the Portland Masjid and Islamic Center will discuss “A Muslim’s Perspective” as part of a Bates College lecture series “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul” at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 10 in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

January 21, 1998
12:12 pm

Climate change debate is lecture topic

Benjamin Santer, lead author of an international report linking human activity and global climate change, will discuss the political and scientific debate about global warming at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend the inaugural environmental studies lecture, and admission is free.

Wednesday

January 7, 1998
12:29 pm

Film screening to mark King Day observance

An award-winning film, a discussion with the foremost authority on violence in America and a lecture by a distinguished theologian are among the offerings in a series of workshops and presentations at Bates College Jan. 18-19 to honor the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.

Tuesday

January 6, 1998
12:34 pm

Mercury in Maine's environment to be discussed

Ellen E. Parr Doering, chief of the air toxics section of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, will deliver a lecture titled “Mercury in Maine’s Environment” at Bates College on at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12 in Carnegie Science 204. The public is invited and admission is free.

Monday

November 3, 1997
2:48 pm

Urban economic developer to speak at Bates

William Strickland, creator of successful job training programs involving the arts, will deliver a lecture titled “The Arts, Education, Economic Growth and Community Building” as part of the Creative Approach to Public Policy lecture series at 7:30 p.m. November 17, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.

Wednesday

April 30, 1997
4:23 pm

Bates selected for women and science project

Bates College is one of 10 colleges and universities competitively selected to participate in a three-year initiative designed to strengthen undergraduate science for women.

Wednesday

March 26, 1997
9:56 am

Bates to bestow degree on Maya Angelou

Poet Maya Angelou will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Bates College on April 3 at 11 a.m. as part of the college’s annual Founders Day Convocation. Angelou, acclaimed poet, playwright, educator, historian, actress, civil rights activist, producer and director, will address the audience in Merrill Gymnasium.

Friday

January 24, 1997
3:40 pm

Borgmann to present Zerby lecture

The impact of technology on higher education will be the topic of the annual Rayborn L. Zerby Lecture at Bates College. “Will Colleges Disappear in Cyberspace? Information and Education,” will be presented by Albert Borgmann at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

January 22, 1996
10:22 am

Playwright to dicuss theater and AIDS

Sandra Deer of the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta will discuss her conception of the relationship of the theater arts to issues of public policy and how she wrote the play, “Let’s Talk About AIDS,” at Bates College on Feb. 1 at 7:30 p.m. in the Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.