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Lecture looks at hydrogen as alternative fuel

Friday, September 20, 2002 3:11 pm

At a time when U.S. dependence on Middle Eastern fossil fuels has assumed ominous new overtones, a Sept. 25 lecture at Bates College holds out hope for a virtually unlimited new source of energy. In the second of two lectures that day inaugurating an "eminent scientist" series at Bates, National Medal of Science recipient Harry Gray will discuss recent progress on attempts to split water cost-effectively into hydrogen and oxygen gases, which would make hydrogen gas a feasible substitute for fossil fuels as our major energy source.

Bates panel offers Perspectives on the Middle East Conflict

Thursday, September 19, 2002 2:28 pm

Three panelists will present a discussion titled "Perspectives on the Middle East Conflict," followed by a question-and-answer period, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell Street. The public is invited to attend this event, sponsored by Bates Hillel and cosponsored by the Bates Democrats, free of charge.

Fall T.G.I.F. lecture series begins

Monday, September 9, 2002 4:13 pm

John McClendon, an associate professor in the Bates College programs in African American and American cultural studies, opens the college's T.G.I.F lecture series at 4:15 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, in the Edmund S. Muskies Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The public is invited to lectures in the series free of charge. Refreshments will be available.

Newprofessorship honors economist and commentator Thomas Sowell

Tuesday, June 4, 2002 8:47 am

Bates College has announced the creation of a new professorship in honor of Thomas Sowell, the economist, writer and commentator called America's "most valuable public intellectual" for his challenge to orthodox thought across the spectrum of society.

Coffey honored by Institute for International Sport

Thursday, May 30, 2002 3:29 pm

Bates College Director of Athletics Suzanne R. Coffey will be honored June 1 with the Institute of International Sport's (IIS) 2002 Keaney Award at the University of Rhode Island. The Keaney Award, presented every other year by the IIS, is given to educators who personify the scholar-athlete ideal.

Arrest made in April 5 sexual assault

Wednesday, May 29, 2002 3:36 pm

Late Tuesday evening, May 28, 2002, the Lewiston Police announced the arrest of a suspect in the sexual assault of a Bates student in Pettengill Hall on April 5, 2002. The suspect is jailed and charged with gross sexual assault.

Bates celebrates Commencement 2002

Monday, May 27, 2002 3:38 pm

Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg asked Bates College's graduating class Monday to join him as "allies in a movement that is about 300 years old - the movement known as the Enlightenment."

'Fantastic' Short Term arrives

Wednesday, April 24, 2002 8:20 am

Students and faculty loved Short Term. What began as an extension of the Bates ethos of hard work became an unexpected, and at that time rare, opportunity for faculty to try out new courses and teaching strategies. During three five-day kayaking and camping excursions to Maine's isolated coastal islands, Eusden and his students will map the varying bedrock geology around Casco Bay, Penobscot Bay, and Mount Desert Island.

Bates seeks collaborative K-12 proposals for math and science grants

Tuesday, February 26, 2002 4:21 pm

Bates College is looking to Maine teachers and school administrators, as well as the college's own students and faculty, to propose initiatives designed to improve education in mathematics and the sciences.

Robert Feintuch discusses his paintings

Monday, February 25, 2002 8:12 am

A member of the Bates art faculty whose work has received prominent exhibitions in America and Europe, Robert Feintuch discusses his paintings at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center.

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