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Thursday

January 31, 2008
12:00 pm

2008 Martin Luther King Day: a slide show

The 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates College focused on “Modernizing King: Old Roots, New Struggle.” Each year, Bates observes King’s birthday by suspending regular classes and focusing community attention on special programming throughout the day.

Wednesday

January 23, 2008
3:37 pm

$1 million Mellon grant is latest to support faculty initiatives

Bates College has been awarded $1 million to enhance the integration of scholarship and research into the lives of the college’s 180 faculty members. The grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York City will be used to support year-long sabbaticals. Given the intense focus on teaching and collegial service at Bates, these leaves for research are essential to the scholarly vitality of the faculty.

Sunday

December 23, 2007
11:37 am

Zeroing In

Creating a Sustainable Bates begins with taking stock of the College‚Äôs green accomplishments By Edgar Allen Beem Illustration by Marty…

Thursday

December 20, 2007
11:39 am

Lecture to open economist's tenure as Stangle Professor at Bates

Professor Margaret Maurer-Fazio inaugurates her tenure in the newly established Betty Doran Stangle Professorship in Applied Economics at Bates with a lecture at 4:30 p.m Friday, Feb. 1, 2008, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Saturday

December 8, 2007
11:25 am

Chechen surgeon and human rights activist to speak

Dr. Khassan Baiev, a Chechen physician, author and human rights activist, will speak at Bates College on International Human Rights Day, Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Friday

November 30, 2007
12:37 pm

Whiting Foundation to support humanities faculty at Bates College

The Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation of New York City has invited Bates to join a select group of institutions participating in a program that provides a year-long sabbatical for research and scholarly development to pretenure faculty in the humanities. The $100,000 Whiting Teaching Fellowship will be awarded to one Bates faculty member a year for the next four years.

Friday

November 30, 2007
12:19 pm

Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosts annual high school tournament

For the fifth consecutive year, the Brooks Quimby Debate Council hosted a Maine high school forensics tournament at Bates College. Approximately 170 students and 70 judges from 23 schools took part in the all-day event on Saturday, Nov. 17. A scheduled tournament in the 2007-08 season of the Maine Forensics Association, the judged competition featured events in Speech, Debate and Student Congress.