Posts from March 2007
Expert on democracy to discuss plight, promise of the Middle East

Monday, March 19, 2007 2:48 pm

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.

Journalist presents relationship of environment to Chinese society

Monday, March 19, 2007 2:44 pm

Journalist Bill Porter, aka "Red Pine," will make two presentations about the relationship of the environment to Chinese history and culture at Bates College on Thursday, March 22.

Harward Center screens film about Lewiston gun control activist

Monday, March 19, 2007 2:39 pm

Bates College's Harward Center for Community Partnerships will screen "There Ought to Be a Law" a new documentary film about a Lewiston woman who became a gun control activist after her teenager's suicide.

Human rights activist to speak as part of Stringfellow Awards ceremony

Monday, March 19, 2007 2:27 pm

Human rights activist William H. "Bill" Slavick will visit Bates College to give a lecture titled Neighbors, Near and Far and present the annual William Stringfellow Awards in Justice and Peace Sunday, March 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center.

The Commons' west entrance. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Campus construction update: Week of March 19, 2007

Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:00 am

An interior tour of the new Commons on March 14 impressed Campus Construction Update many times over.

Walk this way: This image taken from College Street in February shows the site of the future Alumni Walk. (Doug Hubley/Bates College).
Campus construction update: Week of March 12, 2007

Thursday, March 15, 2007 12:00 am

In April, work resumes on the cross-campus connector originally known as the Bates Walk, now officially titled the Alumni Walk.

Amandla! presents 'Unity' conference, dinner and dance

Wednesday, March 14, 2007 2:53 pm

Amandla!, the African American student organization at Bates College, presents its fifth annual Unity Conference, Generation C: Generation Consciousness, an exploration of politics, gender and culture, on Saturday, March 17.

Jones to address topic Betrayal: Sold Out by the Civil Rights Movement

Tuesday, March 13, 2007 3:01 pm

Libertarian, entertainer and entrepreneur, Reginald Jones discusses the topic Betrayal: Sold Out by the Civil Rights Movement Wednesday, March 14, in Room 204, Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Professor of African-American studies shares spiritual journey

Thursday, March 8, 2007 3:05 pm

Sue Houchins, associate professor of African American, American cultural and women and gender studies at Bates College, will speak Thursday, March. 15, at 161 Wood St., as part of the series "Spiritual Sojourners."

College presents acclaimed rappers the Roots

Wednesday, March 7, 2007 3:35 pm

The Roots, a hip hop sextet recently nominated for two Grammy Awards, perform Monday, March 26, in the Bates College's Gray Athletic Building, Central Avenue.

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