Stories about "Diversity"
'Diversity and Technology' is theme for presidential symposium

Friday, April 17, 2009 1:49 pm

President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced the program and speakers for the third annual presidential symposium at Bates College. Titled The Teaching and Learning Shift: Diversity and Technology in the Twenty-First Century, the event explores ways in which Bates faculty and staff must both expand their knowledge of how students learn and deepen their capacity to engage them.

French professor recognized for integrating service, teaching

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 1:32 pm

Alexandre Dauge-Roth, an assistant professor of French at Bates College, is one of three Maine college professors to receive a 2009 Maine Campus Compact award for infusing public service and civic engagement into their teaching. Dauge-Roth will receive a Donald Harward Faculty Award for Service-Learning Excellence in the Maine Campus Compact's eighth annual faculty and student awards ceremony April 16 at the Maine State Museum.

UMass Amherst sociologist to discuss interracial Asian adoption

Friday, April 3, 2009 10:05 am

C.N. Le, director of the Asian and Asian American Studies Program at UMass Amherst, offers a lecture titled "Interracial Asian Adoption: Issues and Identity in 21st-Century American Society" at Bates on April 6.

Pulitzer-winning novelist Diaz speaks in Multicultural Center event

Thursday, April 2, 2009 11:35 am

Pulitzer Prize winning novelist Junot Díaz welcomed to campus.

Trying on for size

Sunday, March 1, 2009 11:23 am

Two Bates professors muse about 'Mao Jacket': Grafflin - It's easier to perceive ambiguity in art that comes out of one's own cultural background; Hirai - On what side of fame does Bates stand?

An international affair

Sunday, March 1, 2009 10:38 am

Svitlana Orekhova '09 of Donetskaya Oblast, Ukraine, poses for photographer Louisa Demmitt '00 during the annual International Dinner. For the dinner, students prepare dishes from their homelands, often from family recipes passed down through the years.

Authority on diversity in higher education to speak at Bates College

Friday, February 27, 2009 1:47 pm

Sylvia Hurtado, an expert on student educational outcomes and diversity in higher education, visits Bates College to give a talk titled "Preparing College Students for a Diverse Democracy".

Bates study: Accept Somali work experience for GED, language skills

Friday, February 6, 2009 4:00 pm

The largest barrier to employment for many new Somali residents of Lewiston and Auburn is a lack of English language skills, according to a new report by a Bates College research group.

2009 King Day Keynote: Who Plays King in the Age of Obama?

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 2:09 pm

During her keynote address during Bates' Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance, scholar Melissa Harris-Lacewell asked her audience the key question: Now that Obama is president, who in our society is going to play the role of Martin Luther King?

Slide show: 2009 Martin Luther King Day at Bates

Wednesday, February 4, 2009 1:59 pm

The 2009 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance at Bates College focused on "Inaugurating Change: Where Do We Go From Here?" Each year, Bates observes King's birthday by suspending regular classes and focusing community attention on special programming throughout the day.

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