Archives for "Faculty and staff"

Wednesday

July 24, 1996 11:02 am

Bates receives major Howard Hughes Medical Institute Grant

Bates College has been awarded a $600,000 grant by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute for the enhancement of the college’s programs in the sciences. It’s the third major Hughes grant to Bates in the past six years.

Monday

July 15, 1996 10:54 am

Bates professor selected to participate in Advanced Placement reading

Richard C. Williamson, Bates professor of French, was selected to participate in the annual reading and scoring of the College Board’s Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations in French.

Monday

May 13, 1996 11:32 am

Retirees, employees honored at luncheon

Fourteen retiring Bates College employees with a combined total of more than 270 years of service were honored recently at the college’s annual employee recognition luncheon.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:35 am

Geology professor to present paper on arsenic

Lois K. Ongley, assistant professor of geology at Bates, will discuss the results of a study of the sorption of dissolved arsenic by sand at the 1996 Northeastern Section Meeting of the Geological Society of America on Friday at 8:40 a.m. in Regency A of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Buffalo, N.Y.

Tuesday

March 19, 1996 10:16 am

Original concerto to headline orchestra performance

A new concerto by Bates College music professor William Matthews and the monumental Ninth Symphony of Dmitri Shostakovich will be on the program when the Bates Orchestra performs March 29 and 30 at 8 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Friday

February 16, 1996 9:39 am

"Bingo" to be Staged at Bates

The last year in the life of William Shakespeare is the subject of a dramatic play to be staged at Bates College on March 7, 8 and 9 at 8 p.m., and on March 10 at 2 p.m. in the Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6.

Thursday

February 8, 1996 9:34 am

Professor's book focuses on ethnic nationalism, Macedonian conflict

Loring M. Danforth, professor of anthropology at Bates, has written a book about the claims to and construction of Macedonian identity in Northern Greece and Australia. In The Macedonian Conflict: Ethnic Nationalism in a Transnational World, just published by Princeton University Press, Danforth examines the Macedonian conflict in light of contemporary theoretical work on ethnic nationalism, the construction of national identities and cultures, the invention of tradition and the role of the state in building a nation.

Thursday

February 1, 1996 9:20 am

Rhetoric professor receives argumentation theory award

Robert Branham, professor of rhetoric and director of debate at Bates College, has received the latest Research Award of the American Forensic Association (AFA) for his 1994 article, “Debate and Dissent in Late Tokugawa and Meiji Japan,” which appeared in the journal “Argumentation and Advocacy.”

Monday

January 22, 1996 10:44 am

Special gospel and jazz concert to be held

A special concert and discussion of sacred music in the gospel and jazz traditions will be held at the Bates College Chapel on Sunday (1/28) at 4 p.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

January 18, 1996 10:13 am

Bates' 77th annual college winter carnival

The Roaring Twenties” has been selected as the theme for the 77th annual Bates College Winter Carnival, which begins Thursday (1/18) with a ceremonial torch-lighting at the Statehouse in Augusta and a relay to the campus by student runners.