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Friday

April 24, 1998
3:21 pm

Auburn Land Lab fair to feature presentations by students, environmental groups

The second annual Auburn Land Lab fair will be held May 8, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., and May 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., at the Auburn Land Lab at the corner of North Auburn and Holbrook roads in Auburn. This free event will bring together students, environmental educators, parents and community members to learn more about the environment. For more information, call Anne Wilson at 207-783-4563.

Tuesday

April 14, 1998
2:46 pm

Earth Day features 'read-ins' for local schoolchildren

In celebration of Earth Day 1998, the Bates Environmental Federation sponsors two “read-ins” for local schoolchildren at the Lewiston and Auburn public libraries April 22 at 2 p.m.

Tuesday

April 14, 1998
2:38 pm

Morse Mountain tax exemption extended

The Phippsburg Board of Selectmen and Bates College announced Monday, April 13, that an agreement was reached to continue the tax exemption of the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area.

Friday

April 3, 1998
1:49 pm

Special Project office worker named Student Employee of the Year

Dame Rose Catalan, a senior political science major from Cheshire, Conn., has been named Bates’ Student Employee of the Year by the Northeast Association of Student Employment Administrators.

Wednesday

April 1, 1998
1:44 pm

Russian literature professor awarded essay prize

Jane Costlow, associate professor of Russian at Bates College, has won the 1997 Heldt Prize for best essay in Slavic women’s studies. The award is given annually by the Association of Women in Slavic Studies. Costlow’s essay, The Gallop, the Wolf, the Caress: Eros and Nature in ‘The Tragic Menagerie’, explores Lydia Zinovieava-Annibal’s 1907 autobiographical novel, an account of childhood in Russia just before the revolution. The author was a turn-of-the-century writer married to the famous poet Ivanov.

Monday

March 30, 1998
4:19 pm

Bates awarded grant to support interdisciplinary teaching

Bates has received a $1.2-million grant from the Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation of New York City to establish a professorship in interdisciplinary studies, Bates’ president Donald W. Harward announced.

Thursday

March 26, 1998
4:17 pm

Annual senior exhibition highlights student work

An exhibition of works by nine graduating studio art majors will open with a reception in the upper gallery of the Museum of Art Friday, April 3, at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Wednesday

March 18, 1998
4:05 pm

Senior to perform violin, fiddle, in thesis concert

Senior Amy Chandler, a music major from New Sharon, will perform a thesis concert of violin and fiddle music April 3 at 7:30 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited and admission is free.

Friday

March 13, 1998
3:49 pm

Modern Dance Company to perform annual spring concert

The Bates Modern Dance Company, under the artistic guest direction of Lionel Popkin, presents its annual spring concert in a series of three performances March 27 and 28 at 8 p.m. and March 29 at 2 p.m. in Schaeffer Theatre. Tickets are $6 for general admission and $3 for seniors.

Friday

March 13, 1998
3:36 pm

College Choir performs 'Messiah'

The College Choir, under the direction of John Corrie, will perform Handel’s Messiah Parts II and III March 28 at 8 p.m. and March 29 at 2 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The 74 student-members of the College Choir will be accompanied by members of the College Orchestra. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Please call 207-786-6135 for reserved seating.