Stories about "Teaching and education"
Portland Muslim shares perspective

Monday, January 26, 1998 12:03 pm

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.

Climate change debate is lecture topic

Wednesday, January 21, 1998 12:12 pm

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.

Film screening to mark King Day observance

Wednesday, January 7, 1998 12:29 pm

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.

Mercury in Maine's environment to be discussed

Tuesday, January 6, 1998 12:34 pm

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.

Wortham receives Maine Service-Learning Award

Thursday, May 1, 1997 11:52 am

Stanton Wortham, assistant professor of education at Bates College, has been honored with the Maine Campus Compact's Faculty Service-Learning Award. Wortham was recognized for designing several innovative service-learning projects, including a program in which Latino Bates students tutor and mentor Latino schoolchildren in S.A.D. 52 (Turner, Maine) schools.

Bates selected for women and science project

Wednesday, April 30, 1997 4:23 pm

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.

Bates to bestow degree on Maya Angelou

Wednesday, March 26, 1997 9:56 am

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.

Borgmann to present Zerby lecture

Friday, January 24, 1997 3:40 pm

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.

Playwright to dicuss theater and AIDS

Monday, January 22, 1996 10:22 am

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.

Classical and medieval studies lecture series

Wednesday, January 17, 1996 10:48 am

The Classical and Medieval studies program at Bates College will present its fifth annual lecture series, "Speaking Pictures, Seeing Stories: Visual and Textual Representation in the Classical and Medieval World," on Feb. 15, March 7 and March 18 at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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