News Archives

Friday

January 30, 2009 3:15 pm

University of Iowa will help with development of future leaders

In an opinion column in the The Des Moines Register, Scott King ’75, director of the Office of International Students and Scholars at the University of Iowa, wrote about his trip to Iraq for an education forum, where he and other higher-education leaders discussed the country’s plan to send 10,000 Iraqi college students to the U.S. and other English-speaking nations in each of the next five years.

Tuesday

August 5, 2008 12:45 pm

To heal the wounded

A book review in The New York Times praised the team of U.S. Army medical professionals, including Dr. Dave Lounsbury ’72, a retired colonel, that pushed for publication of War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Series of Cases, 2003–2007.

Monday

May 5, 2008 2:57 pm

Iraqi playwright to discuss his play, 'Baghdad Wedding'

Scientist and playwright Hassan Abdulrazzak, a Mellon Learning Associate at Bates College, will discuss his critically acclaimed play, Baghdad Wedding, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

March 19, 2007 2:48 pm

Expert on democracy to discuss plight, promise of the Middle East

Les Campbell, a leading expert on the development of democracy, visits Bates College to speak about the necessity and difficulty of building democracies in the Middle East Wednesday, March 21, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

March 16, 1999 11:35 am

Award-winning journalist Robin Wright to speak

Robin Wright, winner of the 1989 National Magazine Award for her reportage from Iran in The New Yorker, will discuss “Iraq: How Did We Get There and Where Are We Going?” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 29 in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Friday

February 26, 1999 11:40 am

Award-winning journalist Robin Wright to speak at Bates

Robin Wright, winner of the 1989 National Magazine Award for her reportage from Iran in The New Yorker, will discuss Iraq: How Did We Get There and Where Are We Going? at 7:30 p.m. March 10 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

February 11, 1999 10:02 am

Former U.N. assistant secretary general to speak at Bates

Giandomenico Picco, the former U.N. assistant secretary general who gained the release of journalist Terry Anderson and 10 other Western hostages held at Shiite strongholds in Lebanon, will discuss Iraq in the 21st Century at at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.