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Thursday

January 23, 2003
9:43 am

Ice Anniversary

As tree limbs crashed down on the Bates Quad at the height of the storm, Bates arborist Bill Bergevin felt helpless. “You just wanted to yell out, ‘Stop!’” he remembers. “But you knew it wouldn’t help.”

Tuesday

December 31, 2002
2:12 pm

William Manning opens four-decade retrospective

William Manning, one of Maine’s leading abstract artists, shows more than four decades’ worth of works on paper at the Bates College Museum of Art in an exhibition that opens with a lecture and reception at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 10. Admission to “William Manning: Works on Paper 1961-2002″ is free and the public is welcome at the museum located in the college’s Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Saturday

December 21, 2002
2:47 pm

King Day events feature prominent activist and filmmaker

Award-winning filmmaker Joanne Grant, a writer and veteran civil rights activist of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.

Tuesday

February 5, 2002
3:43 pm

Central Asian movie critic to screen and discuss Kyrgyzstan film

Gulnara Abikeyeva, a Kazakh film critic and Fulbright Scholar, will introduce the award-winning movie Beshkempir (Adopted Son) by director Aktan Abdykalykov at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 13, in Room G52 (the Keck Classroom) of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. The public is invited to attend the 82-minute screening, followed by a discussion led by Abikeyeva, free of charge. Refreshments will be served.

Thursday

October 25, 2001
1:40 pm

Photographer of Navajo code talkers launches Native American Heritage Month

Bates College will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a series of events sponsored by the Multicultural Center, beginning with a talk by photographer Kenji Kawano, author of the book “Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers” (Northland Publishing Company, 1990), Thursday, Nov. 1, in Chase Hall Lounge.

Tuesday

August 7, 2001
4:16 pm

Holocaust survivors to speak at Bates

Several Holocaust survivors will discuss their experiences at the 11th annual Holocaust Human Rights Center of Maine’s summer seminar, Teaching the Holocaust: Implications for the 21st Century, at Bates College Aug. 5-10.

Tuesday

June 5, 2001
3:59 pm

College of Wooster awards Bates president Harward honorary doctorate

Bates College President Donald W. Harward has been awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree from The College of Wooster at the Ohio college’s commencement this year.

Tuesday

June 5, 2001
3:46 pm

Bates senior's documentary airs on PBS

Bates College senior Frederick B. Brumder of Milwaukee, Wis., has produced “Prisoner of the Past: The Story of A World War II Jewish American P.O.W.,” that will be broadcast Thursday, June 7, as part of “Maine Independents,” a Maine Public Broadcasting television series.

Sunday

April 29, 2001
2:22 pm

Bates historian receives Celebration of Excellence Award

Steve Hochstadt, professor of history at Bates College, has been selected as a finalist for the Pizzagalli Construction Company Celebration of Excellence Award.

Friday

June 30, 2000
2:10 pm

Norman E. Ross, Treasurer Emeritus, Dies at 101

Norman Ernest Ross, 101, Bates College treasurer emeritus who served the school for 44 years, died June 30 at Russell Park Rehabilitation and Living Center after a long illness.