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Military and medical perspectives on nuclear threat to be discussed

Thursday, April 1, 2010 4:00 pm

A former U.S. Air Force officer and a co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility present a talk at Bates College titled "A Fork in the Road on Nuclear Weapons: Which Path to Security?" at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 5 in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The talk is free and open to the public. Hosted by the Brooks Quimby Debate Council, retired Col. Richard Klass of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and Dr. Ira Helfand of Physicians for Social Responsibility will present the talk to provide medical and military perspectives on questions of nuclear security issues.

Event Update: Reading by novelist LaFarge rescheduled for May

Thursday, April 1, 2010 8:36 am

A reading at Bates by novelist Paul LaFarge scheduled for April 5 has been postponed until May. A writer and critic, LaFarge reads from and discusses his work at 7 p.m. Thursday, May 13, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Four to perform Neil LaBute's 'Bash'

Wednesday, March 31, 2010 10:55 am

The three-in-one play Bash by Neil Labute, a writer and director critically acclaimed for his bleak, blunt view of human relations, is the vehicle for solo performances by four Bates College students at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 1, and Saturday and Sunday, April 3 and 4, in Gannett Theater, Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St. Admission is free. For more information, please contact 207-786-6161.

Student work in limelight at Mount David Summit

Tuesday, March 30, 2010 1:01 pm

The ninth Mount David Summit, Bates College's annual celebration of student academic achievement, takes place at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, in Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). More than 400 students will participate in this year's summit, making it the largest ever. At Pettengill and additional locations, in concurrent sessions throughout the afternoon, students will present research posters, talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings.

Forum looks at jobs, economy through clean-energy lens

Monday, March 29, 2010 4:39 pm

The forum, organized by Focus the Nation in partnership with the Alliance for Climate Education, provides an opportunity for learning, sharing and discussion about clean energy and green jobs in Maine and to give young people a platform to speak with elected officials, business leaders and other community leaders. For more information, please contact

Senior Exhibition 2010: Samuel Guilford

Thursday, March 25, 2010 4:37 pm

Guilford’s stenciled paintings are based on the mandala, a sacred art form...

Senior Exhibition 2010: Lisa Hartung

Thursday, March 25, 2010 2:59 pm

Hartung manipulates digital photographs to convey the intense emotion that eyes can...

Senior Exhibition 2010: Elizabeth Denham

Thursday, March 25, 2010 2:55 pm

Denham uses such varied media as acrylics, spray paint, collage and stencil...

Senior Exhibition 2010: Sarah Marie Ewing

Thursday, March 25, 2010 2:54 pm

Ewing uses photography to shock and provoke. Her intimate focus on the...

Senior Exhibition 2010: Annie Connell

Thursday, March 25, 2010 2:52 pm

Connell uses ink and gouache, with limited color, to emphasize line, form...

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