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Saturday

January 1, 2000
1:57 pm

Physicist who slowed the speed of light to speak

Lene Vestergaard Hau, a Danish physicist who stunned the global scientific community by slowing the speed of light in a Harvard University research laboratory, will discuss her work at 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, in Room 204, Carnegie Science, Bates College. The public is invited to attend without charge.

Thursday

August 26, 1999
12:00 am

Leach to direct outdoor leadership program

Timothy Leach of Queensbury, N.Y., a 1999 graduate of Bates College, has been named director of the new Bates Outdoor Education and Leadership Program (BOELP)

Friday

December 4, 1998
12:33 pm

Bates' largest gift ever comes from former college president

Bates has received its largest gift ever from a bequest by the late Charles F. and Evelyn M. Phillips. Phillips was the fourth president of Bates having served from 1944-66.

Tuesday

June 30, 1998
12:57 pm

Four named trustees

Attorney Ann E. Bushmiller of Washington, D.C., cardiologist Colin M. Fuller of Verdi, Nev., author and businesswoman Linda Gramatky Smith of Westport, Conn., and businessman Bruce E. Stangle of Cambridge, Mass., have been appointed to serve on the bicameral board of trustees at Bates College, announced President Donald W. Harward.

Tuesday

February 17, 1998
3:29 pm

Gates, Wallach named Bates trustees

Author and scholar Henry Louis Gates Jr. and New York City businessman James G. Wallach have been appointed to the Bates College Board of Trustees, according to Bates President Donald W. Harward.

Friday

December 19, 1997
12:19 pm

Statement of presidents of the New England Small College Athletic Conference

At our annual winter meeting on December 16, we, the eleven college presidents, reaffirmed our strong commitment to the Conference and to its principles of academic and athletic balance. We considered the appropriateness of post-season play and affirmed it. Continued team and individual competition in NCAA championships is still under active consideration.

Wednesday

November 5, 1997
4:08 pm

Bates receives $1.2M Kresge Foundation grant

A $1.2 million Kresge Foundation challenge grant to Bates College will support the ongoing construction of the college’s new academic building, scheduled for completion in the summer of 1999.

Wednesday

August 27, 1997
2:43 pm

Dartmouth president to speak at Bates convocation

Distinguished legal scholar and author James O. Freedman, president of Dartmouth College, will deliver the keynote address during convocation at Bates College on Wednesday, Sept. 3.

Thursday

April 17, 1997
3:52 pm

Gov. Angus King to speak

Gov. Angus King will speak on “Leadership: Reflections at Midterm,” at 4:30 p.m. April 29, in the Benjamin Mays Center.

Wednesday

March 26, 1997
9:56 am

Bates to bestow degree on Maya Angelou

Poet Maya Angelou will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Bates College on April 3 at 11 a.m. as part of the college’s annual Founders Day Convocation. Angelou, acclaimed poet, playwright, educator, historian, actress, civil rights activist, producer and director, will address the audience in Merrill Gymnasium.