Stories about "Diversity"
Picture Story: MLK Day 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018 12:16 pm

Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo of the Bates Communications Office portray moments from the college’s 2018 MLK Day observance.

Slideshow: From age 9 to 86, they explain how Bates took MLK Day ‘to another level’

Friday, January 19, 2018 10:06 am

Hear from people age 9 to 89 who attended the college's Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance and learn why it is "tremendously important within our community."

MLK Day 2018: Education is ‘the key to the kind of society we need’

Thursday, January 18, 2018 3:38 pm

In an era when enlightenment seems to be draining from U.S. society, Bates on MLK Day was a source of replenishment, choosing education its theme.

Bates at Night: Hitting the books, the chai, and the Thesis Café

Friday, December 1, 2017 11:00 am

On Wednesday night, students in Ladd Library helped themselves to chai as they pulled out their books and opened their laptops.

Look What We Found: All the stuff in James Reese’s office

Thursday, November 30, 2017 6:32 pm

Longtime dean James Reese won't tell you his favorite office item. But he will tell you why and how students have made so many gifts to him during his 40 years.

Video: Statue of Benjamin Mays ’20, ‘prophet of freedom,’ unveiled

Thursday, November 9, 2017 3:29 pm

Bates was well-represented at the unveiling of the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Statue in Greenwood, S.C., on Nov. 4.

Bates at Night: Diwali comes to Bates with dancing, dinner, and sparklers

Friday, October 27, 2017 12:10 pm

For first-year Armaan Mecca of Chennai, India, his first Bates Diwali was “so special because I didn’t think I’d experience something like this outside India.”

Bates in the News: Oct. 27, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:19 pm

Ibram Kendi explains the fundamentals of antiracism, Katie Burke '03

Explaining how to be an ‘antiracist,’ Ibram X. Kendi rattles conventional wisdom

Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:11 pm

Author Ibram X. Kendi gave a talk titled "How to Be an Antiracist" at Bates College. It’s advice he’s abundantly qualified to offer.

Diversity at Bates, other consortium schools to benefit from $5.5 million grant

Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:58 am

The Creating Connections Consortium, which includes Bates College, has received a $5.5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to advance campus diversity.

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