Stories about "Diversity"
Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

Friday, May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates' Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.

Bates students help young Native Americans see themselves in college

Friday, May 8, 2009 11:13 am

Bates College students spent a week of April encouraging Native American schoolchildren in Maine to picture themselves attending college in the state.

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Wednesday, May 6, 2009 10:47 am

New sounds suggested by the Bates radio station jocks.

Symposium explores promises, perils of ‘generation gap’ in tech, diversity

Friday, May 1, 2009 1:58 pm

"We're in the middle of a revolution," Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen said at midday on April 30, "and it's a hard place to see from."

'Ethnicity, Inc.' lecture highlights visit by noted social scientists

Wednesday, April 29, 2009 9:27 am

John Comaroff, an influential social scientist at the University of Chicago, gives...

'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?

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