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College of Wooster awards Bates president Harward honorary doctorate

Tuesday, June 5, 2001 3:59 pm

Bates College President Donald W. Harward has been awarded an honorary doctor of laws degree from The College of Wooster at the Ohio college's commencement this year.

Bates presents "Prometheus Bound"

Thursday, May 17, 2001 4:10 pm

The Department of Theater at Bates College presents "Prometheus Bound" by Aeschylus Thursday, May 24 through Sunday, May 27. All performances will be held in the Shaeffer Theatre.

Lillian Nayder, associate professor of English, explores Victorian lives

Monday, May 7, 2001 2:53 pm

Nayder's forthcoming Cornell University Press book, "Unequal Partners: Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins and Victorian Authorship," explores the collaborative relationship between Dickens and Collins.

Bates students present work at Geological Society of America conference

Saturday, May 5, 2001 1:09 pm

Five Bates students presented work last month in Burlington, Vt. at the Geological Society of America's Northeastern regional conference, attended by nearly 900 geoscientists from New England.

Bates announces new chairperson of Board of Trustees

Saturday, May 5, 2001 8:07 am

The President and Trustees of Bates College are pleased to announce that Burton M. Harris, of Swampscott, Mass., has been elected the Chairperson of the Corporation effective June 2, 2001.

French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse pursues an interdisciplinary approach

Wednesday, March 7, 2001 3:30 pm

Mary Rice-DeFosse, professor of French, lives and works in a state in which 40 percent of the residents claim French heritage. It's no coincidence, then, that Franco-American Maine literature and culture are an important part of her work.

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.

Classical concert at Bates, then to Carnegie Hall

Friday, February 16, 2001 1:45 pm

Scott Murphree, baritone, and Alvin Novak, pianist, will perform commissioned works by contemporary composers Virgil Thomson, Paul Bowles, Ned Rorem, John Gruen and Francis Poulenc for this year's Alice S. Esty concert Friday, March 2, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Faculty members awarded professorships

Wednesday, January 31, 2001 9:41 am

Bates College has awarded newly endowed professorships to faculty members Jane Costlow and James Parakilas, announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College. Costlow, professor of Russian and East Asian languages and literature, is the inaugural Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies. Parakilas, professor of music, is the inaugural James L. Moody Jr. Family Professor of Performing Arts.

Pamela Baker, associate professor of Biology, awarded a $970,458 grant

Thursday, November 9, 2000 2:01 pm

Associate Professor of Biology and Biological Chemistry Pamela Baker's recent studies of periodontal disease add up to more than another warning about how important it is to brush one's teeth.

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