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Friday

October 30, 2009
12:39 pm

Expert on rising rates of mental illness to speak at Bates College

Liah Greenfeld, an authority on the causes and implications of rising rates of mental illness, delivers the lecture “The Burden of Our Time: Mental Illness in Contemporary America” at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in Bates College’s Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Sponsored by the sociology, politics and psychology departments, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact this fduina@bates.edu.

Wednesday

October 14, 2009
2:39 pm

Expert on social power to speak at Bates

Pamela K. Smith, an expert on ways that social power affects cognitive abilities, gives a lecture titled “The Social Cognition of Power: From Abstract Thinking to Executive Functions” at 4:15 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, in the Keck Classroom (Room G52) of Pettingill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Wednesday

July 1, 2009
10:39 am

Preamble: Something New

At Reunion, two Bates classes 25 years apart talk about the pursuit of happiness.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
4:16 pm

Where Credit Is Due

The lessons go beyond economics when an entire department helps students sort out the credit crisis.

Monday

February 21, 2005
4:08 pm

Management and sales training specialist offers workshop

Linda Pogue, a professional management development and sales training specialist, will lead a workshop at Bates titled “Presenting Well” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, in Pettengill Hall, Keck Classroom (G52).

Sunday

April 29, 2001
2:28 pm

U.S. Rep. John Baldacci to discuss economic implications of entrepreneurship

U.S. Rep. John Baldacci will discuss “Economic Implications of Entrepreneurship” Thursday, April 12, in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall on the Bates College campus.

Monday

February 23, 1998
4:03 pm

$500K Keck award to support classroom technology

A $500,000 grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation of Los Angeles awarded to Bates College will support the construction of an innovative “kaleidoscope” classroom in the college’s new $18-million academic building, scheduled for completion in the summer of 1999.