Stories about "Diversity"
Harward Center panel discusses feminism and women's rights

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 12:00 pm

Debra Schultz, an historian and human rights consultant; Jael Silliman, a women’s rights program officer for the Ford Foundation; and Shalom Odokara, executive director of Women in Need Industries, offer a presentation titled "Women’s Rights and Women’s Activism: An International Perspective".

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

Monday, January 19, 2009 10:02 am

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. Somali respondents also voiced frustration that a General Educational Development (GED) certificate is often required as a minimum qualification for most entry-level jobs, regardless of prior job experience. The GED certifies that an individual has American high school-level academic skills.

A farmer's life grows on Otis fellow Anna Skarstad '11

Friday, January 9, 2009 3:56 pm

Anna Skarstad ’11 wants to be a farmer, but she’s not willing...

Bates alums producing sustainable food

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 12:40 pm

The College’s 2008–09 initiative Bates Contemplates Food got cover treatment in the...

Connections: They’re All Set

Sunday, December 21, 2008 10:37 am

The 1989 volleyball team’s Homecoming reunion typifies a distinctive brand of alumni programming.

Lively Up Yourself

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 2:50 pm

As the semester ends, it seems appropriate to give you all a quick little recap. This has been a busy couple of months; I guess taking five classes, working three jobs, and wanting to soak up every Bates moment before going abroad might have been a bit much. I went on more sunrise paddles, sang in some more a cappella shows, frequented football games, and attended some wonderful dance parties

Moreno Vega inaugurates Afro-Latino/a speaker series

Thursday, December 4, 2008 8:50 am

A talk by Marta Moreno Vega, an expert in expressions of the ancient Yoruba religion in the African diaspora, inaugurates the Arturo Schomburg Afro-Latino Speaker Series at Bates.

Authority on Yoruba influence inaugurates Schomburg Speaker Series

Wednesday, December 3, 2008 2:25 pm

An expert in expressions of the ancient Yoruba religion in the African diaspora offers a lecture at Bates at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The speaker is Marta Moreno Vega, who teaches Afro-Caribbean religions and Afro Latino/a studies at Hunter College of the City University of New York. Open to the public at no cost, the lecture inaugurates the Arturo Schomburg Afro-Latino Speaker Series, presented by the Multicultural Affairs office at Bates. For more information, please call 207-786-8376. Bates debaters rank 16th at Cambridge University tournament

The Farmer's Father

Friday, November 14, 2008 5:08 pm

Blind from birth, Steve Hoad, Bates College Class of 1972, was raised...

Wake Up! call

Friday, November 14, 2008 5:02 pm

Professor of German Denis Sweet’s Short Term course “Wake Up! An Experiential...

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