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Wednesday

May 26, 2010 3:21 pm

Bates announces Commencement 2010 honorands, speakers

The 2010 Bates honorands are:
Rennie Harris, the choreographer who brought hip hop to the mainstream world of dance;
James McCarthy, a scientist recognized internationally for helping to communicate the science of climate change;
Jane Pauley, the veteran television journalist;
Elizabeth Strout, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and 1977 Bates graduate;
and Teresa Woodruff, a researcher responsible for pioneering work in the care of women who will become infertile due to cancer treatment.

Friday

December 7, 2007 12:00 am

Traditional Middle Eastern dance troupe performs

The DC-Dabkeh Troupe, which presents traditional Middle Eastern folk dances, performs at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The public is invited to attend this Palestinian cultural night at Bates free of charge.