Archives for "Diversity"

Friday

January 31, 2014 12:37 pm

Intersections between health and culture draw Phillips Fellow Mohamud ’15 to Tanzania

In Tanzania during the summer of 2013, Phillips Fellow Asha Mohamud ’15 learned a valuable lesson about perspective.

Wednesday

January 22, 2014 10:19 am

Bates, Morehouse debate King’s ‘Dream’

Bates, Morehouse debate King’s ‘Dream’

As debaters from Bates and Morehouse colleges made clear, discussing Martin Luther King’s dream raises more questions than it answers.

Friday

January 17, 2014 9:37 am

Solo performance to unveil Muslim women’s lives

Solo performance to unveil Muslim women’s lives

Playwright-actress Rohina Malik performs her critically acclaimed one-woman show “Unveiled,” portraying five Muslim women living in a post 9/11 world, on Jan. 27.

Wednesday

January 15, 2014 10:42 am

President Spencer attends today’s White House summit on college opportunity

President Spencer attends today’s White House summit on college opportunity

Livestreamed at www.whitehouse.gov/live, the event is hosted by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama.

Monday

January 6, 2014 2:06 pm

2014 MLK Day observance examines March on Washington, ‘Dream’ speech; Sen. King to speak

2014 MLK Day observance examines March on Washington, ‘Dream’ speech; Sen. King to speak

Bates will live-stream the keynote address and the annual Benjamin Elijah Mays Debate with Morehouse College.

Friday

November 8, 2013 9:55 am

Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

The program is “all about aligning the students’ ambition with opportunities,” Spencer said.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 1:53 pm

Third annual Inside Africa Fashion Show celebrates diversity within the continent

Third annual Inside Africa Fashion Show celebrates diversity within the continent

Celebrating the depth and variety of African culture, Bates presents the third annual Inside Africa Fashion Show on Nov. 8

Thursday

September 5, 2013 2:59 pm

OIE Speaker Series opens with activist who defied Saudi ban on women driving

OIE Speaker Series opens with activist who defied Saudi ban on women driving

Manal Alsharif, an advocate for women’s rights in Saudi Arabia, launches a series of events at Bates exploring human diversity on Sept. 18.

Tuesday

August 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Summer Student Research: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Summer Student Research: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Zuhayr Reaz ’16 is doing fieldwork in support of WaterAid in in his home country of Bangladesh, where nearly one…

Monday

August 12, 2013 1:34 pm

Crystal Ann Williams named associate vice president and chief diversity officer

Crystal Ann Williams named associate vice president and chief diversity officer

Williams will oversee the Office of Equity and Diversity and the Office of Intercultural Education and serve as a member of the president’s senior staff.