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Monday

May 26, 1997
12:50 pm

Nobel Prize winner Oscar Arias receives Bates degree

Former president of Costa Rica Oscar Arias told 472 Bates College graduates that the future of the world lies in “the defense of humanitarian values” at Monday’s outdoor commencement exercises before a crowd of 3,500.

Monday

May 26, 1997
12:41 pm

Area residents are among Bates grads

Twenty area residents received bachelor’s degrees during Bates College’s 131st commencement exercises on Monday (May 26) in an outdoor ceremony on the main quadrangle. Oscar Arias, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning former president of Costa Rica, delivered the commencement address to an audience of some 3,000.

Friday

April 18, 1997
4:05 pm

A.V.C.O. to perform spring concert

Winter’s passing will be noted with a hat off to spring when the Androscoggin Valley Community Orchestra (AVCO) performs its next concertat 8 p.m. May 3, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

April 17, 1997
3:52 pm

Gov. Angus King to speak

Gov. Angus King will speak on “Leadership: Reflections at Midterm,” at 4:30 p.m. April 29, in the Benjamin Mays Center.

Tuesday

April 1, 1997
2:49 pm

Ground breaking for $17M Bates building set

Bates College will break ground for a new $17 million academic building on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the corner of Bardwell Street and Andrews Road.

Thursday

March 13, 1997
9:17 am

Bates Dance Festival plans community performance project

The Bates Dance Festival invites senior citizens and teenagers from Lewiston-Auburn and surrounding communities to participate in a three-week intensive workshop, July 28 through Aug. 15, under the direction of choreographer and educator Jeff Bliss.

Tuesday

January 28, 1997
3:45 pm

Panel at Bates to discuss women in leadership

Representatives of the state’s new female leadership will hold a panel discussion on the power of women in the Maine legislature as part of a Bates College lecture series, “Women and Public Policy in the Next Century.”

Tuesday

October 29, 1996
12:00 am

Environmentalist Leon Billings to speak about environmental agenda

Leon Billings, an executive assistant to former Secretary of State Edmund S. Muskie ’36, will speak on “Shift in the Environmental Agenda” at Bates College at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.