Archives for "Diversity"

Friday

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.

Wednesday

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).

Wednesday

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…

Monday

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.

Monday

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…

Friday

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…

Tuesday

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.

Friday

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…

Friday

February 11, 2011 1:23 pm

Sports Notes: squash standout Cheri-Ann Parris '13

Barbados native Cheri-Ann Parris ’13 contributes an island attitude to Bates squash By Andy Walter The Barbados squash community is…

Friday

February 11, 2011 8:49 am

A kaleidoscope of beliefs at the Multifaith Banquet

Feeling torn between two colleges on the eve of the acceptance deadline, Leena Nasser ’12, of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, turned…