Archives for "Maine/world"


April 1, 2001 1:37 pm

"Chronicle of Philanthropy" showcases service-learning at Bates

A recent edition of the Chronicle of Philanthropy offers an in-depth look at how Bates College is creating extensive ties to Lewiston-Auburn and statewide communities through service-learning programs.


March 7, 2001 3:30 pm

French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse pursues an interdisciplinary approach

Mary Rice-DeFosse, professor of French, lives and works in a state in which 40 percent of the residents claim French heritage. It’s no coincidence, then, that Franco-American Maine literature and culture are an important part of her work.


February 28, 2001 2:25 pm

Artist offers message of healing and hope at Bates

Justine Nauman-Greif, a Kennebunk-based social worker, quiltmaker and cabinetmaker, will discuss Witnessing the Power of Art to Lead the Spirit: The Domestic Violence Quilt/Screen Project Thursday, March 8, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.


February 16, 2001 1:55 pm

Students accepted to 'Next Generation' exhibit

Six studio art majors from Bates College have had work accepted to a juried exhibit titled The Next Generation, which opens Thursday, Feb. 22, and runs through Saturday, March 24, at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport. An opening reception will be held Saturday, Feb. 24, at the museum.


February 1, 2001 9:57 am

Maine writer Monica Wood to read

Maine writer Monica Wood will read from her recent works at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, 70 Campus Ave. The reading is free and open to the public.


January 29, 2001 9:35 am

Colby, Bates and Bowdoin create online library catalog

Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges are pleased to introduce Maine’s first statewide online library catalog. On January 4, the Maine Info Net system was turned on and the Colby, Bates and Bowdoin library collections, with more than two million items, became available to participating libraries throughout the state.


January 25, 2001 11:43 am

"The Christian Science Monitor" features interview with President Donald W. Harward

In a brief but broad-ranging interview with The Christian Science Monitor, Bates College President Donald W. Harward discusses the particular value of a liberal arts education and the linking of academic rigor with service to community.


January 19, 2001 9:25 am

"Where's Rumford?" Exhibit opens at Muskie Archives

The opening ceremony for the “Where’s Rumford” photographic exhibit will be held at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library, 70 Campus Ave. The exhibit is open to the public free of charge.


December 18, 2000 2:48 pm

Bates student writing first-ever text-to-speech synthesis program for Nepali language

Many of us talk to our computers, but Sameer Raj Maskey, a junior physics and math double major at Bates College, is working to make his talk back in various languages. Maskey, a native of Nepal, is finishing work on the first ever text-to-speech software for the Nepali language, which will allow a computer to “speak” typed Nepali text.


November 14, 2000 1:56 pm

Lecture on Maine Woods proposal

Jym St. Pierre from the environmental group RESTORE will speak on the proposed Maine Woods National Park and Preserve from 2:40 to 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall on the Bates College campus.