Archives for "Events"

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.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:30 am

Geology students present results of research in Mexico

The drinking water in Zimapán has an average arsenic concentration of 0.3 mg/L. The WHO drinking water standard is 0.05 mg/L. The residents of Zimapán are beginning to show ill health effects of chronic arsenic poisoning which include skin cancer and kidney and liver disease. Montgomery and Tichenor are trying to determine the source of the arsenic and the pathway by which it enters the groundwater supply.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:28 am

Distinguished physicist to speak on laser technology

A distinguished physicist will speak at Bates College about lasers on Tuesday at 8 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Building. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Thursday

March 21, 1996 11:05 am

Philosophy, religion departments to hold biblical studies conference

In an effort to link the academic work of Maine scholars with community interest in the Bible, the Department of Philosophy and Religion at Bates will host a three-day conference of biblical studies on Friday, Nov. 1, through Sunday, Nov. 3.

Tuesday

March 19, 1996 10:19 am

Bestselling author to deliver annual Muskie lecture

Author Bill McKibben, whose books include the best-seller The End of Nature, will present the annual Edmund S. Muskie Environmental Lecture at 7:30 p.m. March 28 in the Muskie Archives. McKibben’s talk, Hope, Fear and the History of the Next 50 Years: An Environmentalist’s Perspective, is open to the public at no charge.

Tuesday

March 19, 1996 10:16 am

Original concerto to headline orchestra performance

A new concerto by Bates College music professor William Matthews and the monumental Ninth Symphony of Dmitri Shostakovich will be on the program when the Bates Orchestra performs March 29 and 30 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.