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Bates to raise scholarship funds for local students

Friday, December 10, 2004 3:04 pm

Bates College announced today a campaign to raise scholarship funds for local students who attend the liberal arts institution. Longtime Auburn resident and Bates parent Barbara Trafton will lead the fund-raising effort for a new endowment that will be dedicated to the financial support of students from Lewiston, Auburn and surrounding communities in Androscoggin County.

Poster session aims to demonstrate math = fun

Wednesday, December 1, 2004 4:08 pm

"The Heart of Mathematics," a session of presentations by students in the course "Great Ideas in Mathematics," aims to showcase different approaches to interpreting key concepts in the field.

Corrie leads choir in performances of 'Carmina Burana,' holday carols

Wednesday, December 1, 2004 4:00 pm

Directed by John Corrie, a member of the Bates music faculty since 1982, the Bates College Choir and other student musicians offer two very different programs in December. Both are open to the public at no cost.

Real-world experience tops expectations in volcano visit

Wednesday, November 17, 2004 12:50 pm

About a year ago, when professor of geology John Creasy was designing a first-year seminar exploring both the science of volcanoes and their affects on people, a field trip to Mount St. Helens seemed ideal.

Bates names new chief of archives and special collections

Wednesday, November 17, 2004 12:32 pm

Katherine A. Stefko is the new director of archives and special collections at Bates College.

Campaign launched for alumni during Homecoming Weekend

Wednesday, November 3, 2004 1:02 pm

Hundreds of alumni, faculty, students and friends met over a harvest dinner in Merrill Gymnasium Oct. 30 to celebrate the alumni launch of The Campaign for Bates: Endowing Our Values, a comprehensive fund-raising effort to raise at least $120 million by June 30, 2006.

Bates theater department offers 'House of Blue Leaves'

Wednesday, November 3, 2004 12:16 pm

Often viewed as playwright John Guare's most popular and important work, "The House of Blue Leaves" is the major fall theater production of the Bates College theater department. Directed by Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz, "Blue Leaves" will be performed at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, Nov. 5-6 and 12-13, and at 2 p.m. on Sundays, Nov. 7 and 14.

George Mitchell, Vanessa Kerry stump for John Kerry

Friday, October 29, 2004 12:44 pm

In next Tuesday's presidential election, Americans have a choice between "fear and hope," former Senate Majority Leader George Mitchell told an audience of about 100 at Bates College at midday Thursday, Oct. 28. Speaking in support of Sen. John Kerry and presented by the Bates Democrats, the Maine Democrat was the one of the latest in a series of notable figures campaigning here on behalf of the presidential candidates.

Panel to discuss Vietnam and Iraq wars

Thursday, October 14, 2004 11:56 am

To provide historical perspective on what happened more than three decades ago and what is going on now in the Middle East, a Bates College panel consisting of a Vietnam veteran, a Vietnamese student from Hanoi, a Republican Party student activist, and a former member of Congress and Reagan arms control official will debate the differences and similarities between the Vietnam War and the current conflict in Iraq.

Bates announces $120 million campaign, largest in its history

Monday, October 11, 2004 12:40 pm

Bates College announced the public phase of the most ambitious fund-raising effort in its history Oct. 9 – a $120 million campaign focused on endowment for greater student financial aid, academic programs and facilities improvements.

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