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Fields Medal winner Manjul Bhargava to give 2015 Commencement address, joining honorands Mark Abelson, Thomas Moser and Joan Benoit Samuelson

Bates will confer honorary degrees on four leaders in medicine, mathematics, American furniture design and athletics during the college‚Äôs 149th Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 31. Manjul Bhargava, winner of the 2014 Fields…

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Tuesday

April 9, 1996 11:20 am

God Street Wine to perform April 22

The show, which features God Street Wine, Boston-based Guster and the hip-hop band Fun Lovin’ Criminals, begins at 7:30 p.m. in Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building. Ticket information is available through the Bates student activities office, 207-786-6305.

Tuesday

April 2, 1996 11:18 am

Maestro performs to thank college for degree

Instead of addressing the audience of about 1,000, Rostropovich, the retired music director of the National Symphony in Washington, performed the Sarabande in C Major from Bach’s Suites for Unaccompanied Cello after accepting an honorary doctor of humane letters degree during Bates’ annual Founders Day Convocation. His listeners responded with a standing ovation.

Friday

March 29, 1996 11:11 am

Former Muskie staffer to speak on environmentalism

Leon Billings, an executive assistant to former Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie, will speak on “Shift in the Environmental Agenda” at Bates College on Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:54 am

Student pianists offer classical music recital

Three Bates College pianists will offer a recital of classical music on April 6 at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:46 am

Students pianists perform Noonday Concert

Three Bates piano students of Natasha Chances will perform as part of the Noonday Concert Series on April 4 from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in the Olin Arts Concert Hall.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:44 am

Student guitarist to perform orginal compositions

Bates musician, senior Hwashing Cheng of Carlisle, Mass., will perform a concert of original compositions for guitar and voice on April 5 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:42 am

Bates Modern Dance Company Presents Spring Concert

The Bates College Modern Dance Company, under the artistic direction of Marcy Plavin, will present its annual spring concert in a series of three performances on March 22 and March 23 at 8 p.m. and on March 24 at 2 p.m. in the Schaeffer Theater. Tickets will be $6 for general admission and $3 for seniors.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:40 am

Philosopher and Scientist to Speak at Bates

Sheldon Krimsky, a philosopher and scientist, will discuss whether environmental chemicals damage human reproduction at Bates College on March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:37 am

Psychologist to discuss the science of race research

William H. Tucker, a member of the Bates class of 1967, will discuss topics connected with his award-winning book on the politics of race research, on March 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:35 am

Geology professor to present paper on arsenic

Lois K. Ongley, assistant professor of geology at Bates, will discuss the results of a study of the sorption of dissolved arsenic by sand at the 1996 Northeastern Section Meeting of the Geological Society of America on Friday at 8:40 a.m. in Regency A of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Buffalo, N.Y.