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Monday

April 18, 2005
10:45 am

Bates ranked No. 1 'Best Value' by Princeton Review

Bates College is the nation’s “best value” college, The Princeton Review announced April 18. The New York-based education services company features the school in its “Top 10 Best Value Colleges” ranking list in the 2006 edition of its book, “America’s Best Value Colleges,” which goes on sale April 19, 2005.

Thursday

April 14, 2005
10:11 am

Bates ranked in top 5 percent of national athletics programs

In its highest rating ever, the Bates College athletics program has been ranked 19th out of 420 in the NCAA Division III winter rankings.

Monday

February 24, 2003
2:52 pm

Junior injured in Rhode Island fire recovering at home

Bates College junior Philip B. Barr, of Lincoln, R.I., was injured in the February 20 nightclub fire in West Warwick, R.I., that killed 99 people and injured more than 180.

Monday

September 9, 2002
4:21 pm

Sept. 11 commemorative events at Bates

At Bates College, Sept. 11 begins with a Slow Walk for Peace, the contemplative ascent of a wooded hill near campus. Bells signal a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m. and a Memorial Gathering in the College Chapel is planned for evening. Interpretive events later in the month include a faculty panel discussion and, on Sept. 25, the lecture “Is Islam the Enemy?” by The Nation columnist Christopher Hitchens.

Tuesday

February 8, 2000
2:09 pm

Role of higher education to be discussed

Educational leaders from Bates College, Manchester College in North Manchester, Ind., and the University of Texas at Arlington will discuss the changing role of higher education in a round-table format at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend the Bates College Millennial Series lecture free of charge.

Friday

March 12, 1999
11:10 am

Cultural historian to discuss "Monicagate"

Glenn C. Altschuler, the Thomas and Dorothy Litwin Professor of American Studies and dean of the School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions at Cornell University, will discuss “The Morals of Monicagate” at7:30 p.m. March 22, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Tuesday

September 23, 1997
10:53 am

Welfare reform advisers to lecture at Bates

Peter Edelman, a Clinton-administration appointee who recently resigned in protest over the new national welfare law, and Kevin Concannon, commissioner of the Maine Department of Human Services and a welfare-reform supporter, will discuss the implications of welfare reform on the national and state level at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The presentation, sponsored by the Bates Democrats student organization, is open to the public without charge.