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Wednesday

May 31, 2000
12:09 pm

Scarsdale student named Phillips Student Fellow at Bates

Margot Fine, a Bates College sophomore from Scarsdale, N.Y., has been named a 2000 Phillips Student Fellow and will receive a grant of up to $10,000 to live with a Nepali family in a rural village in the Himalayan mountains while working with the village on community development for six weeks this summer.

Tuesday

May 30, 2000
11:57 am

Manchester student named Fulbright Teaching Assistant

Jeff Bastien, a Bates College senior from Manchester, N.H., has been named a Fulbright Teaching Assistant by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and will spend the 2000-2001 academic year assisting a teacher of English in a German school.

Tuesday

May 30, 2000
11:54 am

Whitefield student named Fulbright Teaching Assistant

Kate Kenoyer, a Bates College senior from Whitefield, Maine, has been named a Fulbright Teaching Assistant by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board and will spend the 2000-2001 academic year assisting a teacher of English in a German school.

Tuesday

May 30, 2000
11:42 am

Malaysian student named Phillips Student Fellow at Bates

Sze Wei Ang, a Bates College senior from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has been named a 2000 Phillips Student Fellow and will receive a grant of up to $10,000 to study the ethnic, cultural and racial tensions encountered by the indigenous Orang Asli peoples of Malaysia.

Monday

May 29, 2000
2:15 pm

Tutu calls for debt forgiveness for poorest countries

As members of the world’s family, affluent nations should forgive the debt of Third World nations, Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu told Bates College graduates, family and friends during commencement exercises Monday, May 29.

Wednesday

May 17, 2000
3:34 pm

Bates commencement slated for May 29; Tutu to speak

Desmond Tutu, archbishop emeritus of the Diocese of Cape Town and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his advocacy of racial justice in South Africa, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree and speak at the 134th commencement at Bates College. Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College, will confer bachelor’s degrees on approximately 475 seniors at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29, in an outdoor ceremony in front of Coram Library. In case of rain, the graduation exercises will be held in the nearby Margaret Hopkins Merrill Gymnasium.

Thursday

May 11, 2000
3:28 pm

"Colombia, According to the 'Color' of Your Viewpoint" to be discussed at Bates

MarĂ­a del Rosario Mina Rojas, a social worker from Cali, Colombia, will discuss “Colombia, According to the ‘Color’ of Your Viewpoint” at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, in Room G10 of Pettengill Hall, Bates College. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Friday

May 5, 2000
3:22 pm

Bates student wins fellowship to study in The Netherlands

Jason Surdukowski, a Bates College sophomore from Concord, N.H., has been named a 2000 Humanity In Action (HIA) Fellow for five weeks of intensive study in the United States and The Netherlands on historic and contemporary resistance to human rights violations.

Thursday

April 13, 2000
12:40 pm

Bates students awarded Watson Fellowships

Bates College seniors Kristen Frederick of Columbia, S.C., and Weston Noyes of Salt Lake City, Utah, are two of 60 students nationwide recently selected to receive Thomas J. Watson Fellowships.