Archives for "Bates values"

Tuesday

December 16, 2014 10:44 am

‘From Selma to Ferguson: 50 Years of Nonviolent Dissent’ is MLK Day theme

‘From Selma to Ferguson: 50 Years of Nonviolent Dissent’ is MLK Day theme

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2015, Bates College examine the great civil rights leader’s commitment to nonviolent action — and places it in the context of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., Staten Island, N.Y., and on the international stage.

Wednesday

December 3, 2014 4:11 pm

Fellowships enable Bates trio to sample academe, graduate-style

Fellowships enable Bates trio to sample academe, graduate-style

Three Bates College students formed the largest contingent from a single institution to receive 2014 undergraduate fellowships from the Creating Connections Consortium.

Tuesday

December 2, 2014 4:07 pm

Noontime demonstration brings Ferguson to Bates

Noontime demonstration brings Ferguson to Bates

At noon on Dec. 2, more than 60 Bates students put their outrage about the outcome of the Michael Brown case in a place where it could not be overlooked: Commons at the height of lunch hour.

Friday

November 21, 2014 12:35 pm

Multimedia: Featuring detritus that delights us, the Trashion Show is a model of recycling

Multimedia: Featuring detritus that delights us, the Trashion Show is a model of recycling

The Trashion Show raises awareness about sustainability through a fashion show featuring outfits made from recycled materials.

Monday

November 17, 2014 11:09 am

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

The author of four collections of poems, Crystal Williams reads from her work in a Language Arts Live event at Bates College on Nov. 19.

Monday

November 17, 2014 11:00 am

2014 Otis Lecture to highlight role of virtue in perceptions of climate change

2014 Otis Lecture to highlight role of virtue in perceptions of climate change

Known for his scrutiny of the cultural dimensions of climate change, Mike Hulme brings the ancient philosophical concept of virtue to bear on the climate crisis in Bates College’s annual Otis Lecture on Nov. 17.

Wednesday

November 12, 2014 4:28 pm

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Stacey Kabat’s visit includes a public screening and discussion of this powerful documentary on domestic violence.

Monday

November 10, 2014 9:23 am

Work by guest artists from around the U.S. featured in Fall Dance Concert

Work by guest artists from around the U.S. featured in Fall Dance Concert

Known for testing both the social implications and the physical limits of moving bodies, Dante Brown|Warehouse Dance are among the performers in Bates College’s annual Fall Dance Concert, with performances Nov. 15-17.

Monday

November 10, 2014 9:15 am

Gamelan, Momenta Quartet collaboration focuses on Western composers

Gamelan, Momenta Quartet collaboration focuses on Western composers

Known for its dedication to music by contemporary composers and from cultures underrepresented in mainstream repertory, the Momenta Quartet joins the Bates College Gamelan Ensemble on Nov. 14.

Tuesday

November 4, 2014 4:36 pm

Icona Pop empowers campus women through the ‘Icona Talk’

Icona Pop empowers campus women through the ‘Icona Talk’

Paying empowerment forward, the Swedish band Icona Pop made time to meet with female student leaders before their Bates performance.