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Prof. Carl Straub to hold endowed chair

Wednesday, March 26, 1997 10:05 am

Religion professor Carl Benton Straub has been named the first Clark A. Griffith Professor in Environmental Studies at Bates College.

Bates to bestow degree on Maya Angelou

Wednesday, March 26, 1997 9:56 am

Poet Maya Angelou will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Bates College on April 3 at 11 a.m. as part of the college's annual Founders Day Convocation. Angelou, acclaimed poet, playwright, educator, historian, actress, civil rights activist, producer and director, will address the audience in Merrill Gymnasium.

Bates to bestow degree on Papaioanou

Wednesday, March 26, 1997 9:36 am

Bates College trustee and alumna Dr. Helen A. Papaioanou, national chair of the recently completed $59-million Bates Campaign, will receive an honorary Doctor of Science degree on April 3 as part of the college's annual Founders Day Convocation.

Doug Elkins Dance Company to perform at Bates

Monday, March 17, 1997 9:32 am

The New York-based Doug Elkins Dance Company will perform at 8 p.m. March 26, in the Schaeffer Theatre, 305 College St.

MacAvoy named Bates trustee

Monday, March 17, 1997 9:21 am

Paul W. MacAvoy of Woodstock, Vt., and New Haven, Conn., a 1955 Bates College graduate, was elected by trustees to an appointment on the Board of Overseers, filling a vacant position whose term expires in 2000.

Environmentalist Leon Billings to speak about environmental agenda

Tuesday, October 29, 1996 12:00 am

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.

"Wasted" to be staged

Friday, October 4, 1996 11:21 am

An English teacher at Edward Little High School in Auburn, Flynn did not determine the form or content of the play, subtitled "Thoughts Tasted, Moments Wasted: Perspectives on Bates College Culture 1995-96," until he chose cast members. "We will collaboratively write a full-length play about Bates College culture in 14 days and mount the production in the following three weeks," Flynn informed his troupe. "Wasted" will be performed with one 10-minute intermission. For more information, call the box office at 207-786-6161.

Four alumni named to Board of Trustees

Friday, August 2, 1996 10:35 am

Four alumni have been appointed to the Bates' Board of Trustees.

Bates raises record annual funds

Wednesday, July 24, 1996 10:58 am

Bates College fundraisers completed their year's work on a high note as both the Annual Alumni Fund and the Parents Annual Fund set new fundraising records for the 1995-96 fiscal year.

Hundreds of alumni to come

Tuesday, June 4, 1996 11:08 am

Some 800 Bates graduates and their families will return to campus this weekend, June 7-9, for the annual Alumni Reunion festivities, which include panel discussions, seminars and arts events, as well as the popular reunion parade and luncheon on Saturday.

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