Archives for "Maine/world"

Friday

December 17, 1999 12:00 am

Openings remain in Bates skating school

Bates College officials have announced that registration is open for the Bates Skating School, which begins Jan. 15 and still has openings in the youth power skating program for children in grades 1-8 and in the beginner adult class. The pre-school and youth figure skating programs are already full.

Monday

November 22, 1999 12:00 am

Bates service-learning students present findings in Sabbatus and Turner

Bates College students enrolled in “Public Opinion,” an advanced-level seminar taught by Douglas Hodgkin, professor of political science, are investigating the Nezinscot River Dam for the town of Turner and a proposed middle school for the town of Sabbatus.

Thursday

September 30, 1999 12:00 am

History and future of Franco women to be discussed

Susan Hudson of Wayne, a graduate student in history from Catholic University of America, will discuss “Franco Women: The History and The Future” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Millennial Series lecture free of charge.

Tuesday

March 16, 1999 11:35 am

Award-winning journalist Robin Wright to speak

Robin Wright, winner of the 1989 National Magazine Award for her reportage from Iran in The New Yorker, will discuss “Iraq: How Did We Get There and Where Are We Going?” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 29 in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

March 4, 1999 3:54 pm

Bates alumna's novel climbs bestseller list

The groundhog may not have seen his shadow this year, but he couldn’t avoid hearing the mid-winter buzz about Portland native and 1977 Bates College graduate Elizabeth Strout’s first novel, “Amy and Isabelle” (Random House, 1998). The book has climbed into the top 30 best Selling novels listed by The New York Times, who called it “one of those rare, invigorating books that takes an apparently familiar world and peers into it with ruthless intimacy, revealing a strange and startling place.”

Monday

March 1, 1999 11:42 am

Education forum to be held at Bates

“Where Are the Pressure Points for Changing Maine High Schools?” a two-hour open forum featuring a panel of Maine high-school educators, will be held at 7 p.m. March 15 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The forum, sponsored by the Bates and Bowdoin college departments of education and the Maine Commission on Secondary Schools, is open to the public without charge.

Friday

February 26, 1999 11:40 am

Award-winning journalist Robin Wright to speak at Bates

Robin Wright, winner of the 1989 National Magazine Award for her reportage from Iran in The New Yorker, will discuss Iraq: How Did We Get There and Where Are We Going? at 7:30 p.m. March 10 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

February 25, 1999 11:25 am

Bates celebrates International Weekend March 5,6

The Bates College International Club will celebrate the college’s annual International Weekend with a program of fairs and concerts March 6 and March 7.

Thursday

February 25, 1999 10:13 am

Bates to stage English-language premiere of Hungarian play

“The Red Faust,” a new two-act Hungarian play based on the life of the fiercely anti-communist Jozsef Cardinal Mindszenty, will premiere in English at at 8 p.m. March 5, March 6, March 12 and March 13 and at 2 p.m. March 7 and March 14 in Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for senior citizens and non-Bates students. For reservations or additional information, call the Schaeffer Theatre box office at 207-786 6161.

Wednesday

February 10, 1999 4:07 pm

Massage therapist to discuss 'Overcoming Fibromyalgia'

Tammy R. Mawhinney, a Lewiston-based licensed massage therapist specializing in neuromuscular therapy and relief of chronic pain, will discuss Overcoming Fibromyalgia at 6 p.m. Feb. 24 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science. The public is invited to attend free of charge.