Stories about "Diversity"
For ‘One Goal’ author Amy Bass ’92, the Lewiston soccer team tells ‘an American story’

Friday, March 16, 2018 12:43 pm

The 2015 Lewiston boys soccer team, with many players who are Somali, were state champs. Bass spent months retracing their road to victory, getting to know the players, and understanding her college town in a new way.

Ian Erickson ’18 takes the first critical look at HIV/AIDs activism in 1980s rural Maine

Friday, March 9, 2018 11:22 am

In the beginning, “people in Maine, whether they were queer or not, viewed themselves as immune and separate from HIV/AIDS."

Meet six alumni from Bates history as Black History Month concludes

Friday, March 2, 2018 11:36 am

Meet African American alumni Henry Chandler, Stella James, Benjamin Mays, John Davis, William Worthy, and Peter Gomes.

Bates College attracts record number of applications for incoming class

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 10:23 am

“We are meeting more prospective students where they are and telling a story that is more compelling and relevant than ever,” said Dean of Admission and Financial Aid Leigh Weisenburger.

Bates College ranks No. 1 in Fulbright Student awards for 2017–18

Monday, February 19, 2018 11:06 am

The prestigious Fulbright program is the U.S. government’s flagship initiative for international educational exchange.

A brief history of Frederick Douglass, Oren Cheney, and Bates

Friday, February 16, 2018 2:35 pm

Bates founder Oren Cheney and the great abolitionist Frederick Douglass were friends and giants in their worlds.

Picture Story: Behind the scenes at Asia Night and highlights from the show

Friday, February 9, 2018 11:38 am

Photographer Theophil Syslo shares images of the preparations for and colorful spectacle of the annual Asia Night show at Schaeffer Theatre.

With a box of photos, black history at Bates comes alive

Friday, February 9, 2018 11:29 am

As part of an annual conference, students delve into black history at Bates — and meet some of the history-makers

Evelynn Hammonds, eminent scholar on issues related to women of color in STEM, elected to Board of Trustees

Thursday, February 1, 2018 10:00 am

Evelynn Hammonds is the Barbara Gutmann Rosenkrantz Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University.

Look What We Found: Leslie Hill’s prized document of protest by African American women

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 4:12 pm

Hill, a Bates politics professor, explains a historic act of protest during the infamous 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings — and what it means for her students today.

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