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Tuesday

June 4, 2002
8:47 am

Newprofessorship honors economist and commentator Thomas Sowell

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.

Thursday

May 30, 2002
3:29 pm

Coffey honored by Institute for International Sport

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.

Wednesday

May 29, 2002
3:36 pm

Arrest made in April 5 sexual assault

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.

Monday

May 27, 2002
3:38 pm

Bates celebrates Commencement 2002

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.”

Wednesday

April 24, 2002
8:20 am

'Fantastic' Short Term arrives

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.

Monday

February 25, 2002
8:12 am

Robert Feintuch discusses his paintings

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.

Friday

February 15, 2002
9:09 am

Puppets join actors in production of Duras' 'Sea Wall'

Live actors share the stage with puppets from a variety of puppetry traditions in the production of Marguerite Duras’ novel The Sea Wall. Performances are at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 7-9, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10, in Gannett Theater.

Saturday

January 26, 2002
3:05 pm

Bates College names Elaine Tuttle Hansen next president

Elaine Tuttle Hansen, provost and professor of English at Haverford College in Pennsylvania, was elected president of Bates College on Saturday, Jan. 26. She will assume office July 1 as the college’s seventh president, and first woman president, since its founding in 1855.

Friday

January 18, 2002
2:43 pm

Elizabeth Sheppard named director of alumni relations at Bates

Auburn resident Elizabeth K. Sheppard is the new director of alumni relations at Bates College, Vice President for Alumni Affairs and External Relations William W. Hiss recently announced.