Stories about "Alumni and friends"
Presidential Search Committee named

Wednesday, March 14, 2001 4:14 pm

A Presidential Search Committee has been formed by the Bates College Board of Trustees to evaluate candidates and nominate a successor to President Donald W. Harward.

Hiss takes part in SAT debate on ‘NewsHour’

Thursday, March 1, 2001 3:13 pm

Bates vice president Bill Hiss '66 was among the participants in a "Great SAT Debate" on the March 29 edition of The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.

Presidential Medal of Freedom for Benjamin Mays '20?

Thursday, March 1, 2001 3:06 pm

Georgia senators Max Cleland and Zell Miller recently announced plans to introduce a U.S. Senate resolution urging President Bush to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the late Benjamin Mays '20.

Christian Science Monitor interviews Hiss ’66 about merits of optional SAT

Thursday, March 1, 2001 2:57 pm

In a Christian Science Monitor interview, Bates Vice President Bill Hiss explains the good results Bates has experienced since making the SAT optional.

TV adaptation of alumni's novel 'Amy & Isabelle'

Thursday, March 1, 2001 2:49 pm

Author Elizabeth Strout '77 will see her best-selling prose transformed for the small screen March 4 with the ABC telecast of Oprah Winfrey Presents: Amy & Isabelle, an adaptation of Strout's acclaimed debut novel.

Alumni to discuss autism

Monday, February 12, 2001 1:36 pm

Jessica Lord '98, a graduate student in the clinical psychology program at the University of Connecticut, will lecture on the biological correlates of autism on Thursday, Feb. 15, in Room 113 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Pianist Duncan J. Cumming performs

Thursday, February 1, 2001 1:14 pm

Pianist Duncan J. Cumming, a native of Maine and a Bates alumnus, returns to Bates College to perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11 in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St. The performance is free and open to the public.

James L. Moody Jr. gives gift for endowed professorship

Thursday, January 11, 2001 8:55 am

Bates College has received a $1.5-million gift from 1953 Bates graduate James L. Moody Jr., chair of the Board of Fellows at Bates and retired CEO and chairman of Hannaford Bros. Co., announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College.

Northfield student wins Fulbright Scholarship

Tuesday, July 11, 2000 3:48 pm

Kari M. Jorgensen, formerly of Northfield, Minn., received a Fulbright scholarship to conduct research in Turkey on the transition of women's roles in Islamic mysticism and Turkish politics between the late Ottoman and early Republican periods. Jorgensen also will be studying Ottoman and modern Turkish.

Norman E. Ross, Treasurer Emeritus, Dies at 101

Friday, June 30, 2000 2:10 pm

Norman Ernest Ross, 101, Bates College treasurer emeritus who served the school for 44 years, died June 30 at Russell Park Rehabilitation and Living Center after a long illness.

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