Archives for "Diversity"


May 6, 2011 10:13 am

Amandla! presents lecture on environmental racism

Activist Omar Freilla presents a talk on issues within the environmental movement at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in the Keck Classroom (G52) in Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. Sponsored by Amandla!, the event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.


May 3, 2011 11:47 am

Athlete Ally pledge signing wraps up Pride Festival

The Bates College student group OUTfront hosts the first Bates Pride Festival, starting with an outdoor concert at noon Thursday, May 5, on the lawn at the student residence at 280 College St.


April 29, 2011 8:41 am

Symposium speaker: In higher ed, 'fairly good' not good enough for diversity efforts

Providing an energizing start to the fourth symposium convened by President Elaine Tuttle Hansen to address issues of campus diversity and inclusiveness, Alma Clayton-Pedersen said that it’s time for academe to stop tinkering around the edges and, once and for all, effect thoroughgoing institutional change in the interests of human equity.


April 27, 2011 4:38 pm

University of Wisconsin professor visits Bates to discuss African political cartoons

Tejumola Olaniyan, a professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, presents the lecture “On Bigness: Wealth, Power and Body Size in African Political Cartoons” at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, in Bates College’s Keck Classroom, Pettengill Hall (G52).


April 27, 2011 8:16 am

Video: coach Pat Cosquer ’97 gives Bates squash a mind-and-body ethic

Video: coach Pat Cosquer ’97 gives Bates squash a mind-and-body ethic

Head coach for the successful Bates squash program, Patrick Cosquer ’97, illuminates the powerful mind-and-body ethic that makes his men’s…


April 18, 2011 3:18 pm

Relationship of diversity, academic success focus of Bates Presidential Symposium April 28

The connections between diversity and learning will be explored in Bates College’s fourth Presidential Symposium from noon to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at Chase Hall, 56 College Ave.


April 18, 2011 12:15 pm

Video: Inspired by native Zimbabwe, studio art major Clyde Bango '11 makes wire sculptures

Video storyteller Brooke Morse-Karzen ’12 of Wilmette, Ill., portrays studio art major Clyde Bango ’11 as he prepares his yearlong…


March 4, 2011 2:19 pm

The Ledger looks at Henry Chandler, Class of 1874

Columnist Cinnamon Blair of The Ledger of Lakeland, Fla., takes a look at Bates graduate Henry Wilkins Chandler, the College’s…


February 22, 2011 4:46 pm

Advocate of interfaith dialogue to give Zerby Lecture

Paul Knitter, a leading theologian of religious pluralism, offers the lecture Without Buddha, I Could Not Be a Christian, at 7 p.m. Monday, March 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave.


February 11, 2011 2:00 pm

Connections: The intersection of careers and sexual orientation

Bates PRIDE, the College’s LGBT alumni group, examines the intersection of careers and sexual orientation By H. Jay Burns and…