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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.

Tuesday

October 15, 1996
11:02 am

Four U.S. Senate candidates to debate for seat

Four candidates for the seat of retiring U.S. Sen. William S. Cohen, R-Maine, will discuss their views in a televised debate at Bates College on Monday, Oct. 21. Any tickets remaining after distribution to students will be available starting Wednesday, Oct. 16, at the Office of Special Projects and Summer Programs, 163 Wood St.

Tuesday

October 1, 1996
11:12 am

Forest referendum is topic of discussion

The so-called clear-cutting referendum on Maine’s November ballot will be aired in a panel discussion at Bates College on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The 7:30 p.m. roundtable will take place in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Monday

September 23, 1996
10:24 am

Ethiopian scholar to speak

The provocative question Is There Peace on Campus Today? will be discussed in a lecture on Thursday, Oct. 3 by Ephraim Isaac, director of the Institute of Semitic Studies in Princeton, N.J.

Thursday

May 30, 1996
11:47 am

Embroidered textiles exhibit to open in the Museum of Art

The exhibition “Nancy Hemenway: Embroidered Wall Sculptures” will open at the Bates College Museum of Art on June 7 with a reception for the internationally recognized artist at 7 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

May 27, 1996
11:39 am

Local residents among 1996 graduates

Fifteen area residents received bachelor’s degrees during Bates College’s 130th commencement exercises on Monday (May 27) in an outdoor ceremony on the main quadrangle. The distinguished Nigerian novelist Chinua Achebe delivered the commencement address to an audience of some 3,000.

Thursday

May 2, 1996
11:22 am

Edward Little High School musicians to perform

Two groups of Edward Little High School student musicians will perform a concert at Bates at 7:30 p.m., May 13, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

April 22, 1996
11:30 am

Maine Bird Conference to be held at Bates

Amateur and professional ornithologists from around the state will gather Friday and Saturday, April 26 and 27, at Bates for the annual Maine Bird Conference sponsored by the college and the Stanton Bird Club.

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.