Archives for "Diversity"

Thursday

November 1, 2007 10:59 am

Noted Harvard sociologist to discuss her mother's extraordinary life

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist and professor of education at Harvard University, will give a presentation titled “Balm in Gilead: On Love, Justice and the Word, ” at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Wednesday

October 10, 2007 2:00 pm

Gogol Bordello brings punk-flavored world sounds to Bates

Gogol Bordello, a band that feeds a growing cult following with a frenetic mix of Gypsy, punk and world musics, performs at Bates College at 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.

Wednesday

October 10, 2007 1:50 pm

Phillips Fellows present international research

Five students who conducted international research with the support of Phillips Fellowships from Bates present their research in October.

Wednesday

October 3, 2007 2:06 pm

Sociologist, PBS 'History Detectives' investigator to discuss Africa

The 2007–08 Bates College Lecture Series opens with a discussion of Africa in the modern world by sociologist Tukufu Zuberi at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Bates’ Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Thursday

September 6, 2007 11:05 am

Bates students by the numbers

Although the final numbers are subject to change, some 1,660 students are expected on campus this fall and 193 will be attending Bates-sponsored programs off campus. New to Bates are 445 first-year students and 15 transfer students, drawn from a record 4,650 applications.

Tuesday

August 28, 2007 11:20 am

Fabled AESOP trips build first-year solidarity

Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program (AESOP) sends small groups of students hiking, camping, climbing, kayaking and canoeing across northern New England with the aim of helping the newbies make personal connections before classes start. This year’s 80 leaders, working in pairs, will bring more than 250 first-years to destinations from Isle au Haut to Baxter State Park to Vermont’s Long Trail.

Friday

June 15, 2007 11:25 am

Proceedings of college's diversity and demographics symposium available online

About 150 Bates faculty, staff, students, college Trustees and members of the local community attended and engaged in the presidential symposium A College for ‘Coming Time’: Diversity and Changing Demographics in Higher Education, convened by President Elaine Tuttle Hansen.

Monday

May 28, 2007 12:00 pm

Bates College Etude #2

Dance performance by Meredith Sallee and Fisher Qua, with choreography by Sarah McCormick, camera by Craig Saddlemire and Kristen Carey, and video production by Bill Matthew.

Sunday

May 27, 2007 12:08 pm

Commencement 2007 stories, photographs and videos

“If you want to solve all the problems that we’re facing in this world, it’s unlikely that the people and ideas that got us to where we are will be the ones that are going to get us to a different place,” Segway inventor Dean Kamen told 464 graduates at Bates College’ 141st Commencement.

Monday

May 21, 2007 12:25 pm

'Green Horizons' participants and projects

With its centerpiece a giant painting that depicts Brooklyn after millennia of global warming, an exhibition exploring the concept of environmental sustainability opens on June 9 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St. “Green Horizons” will present prominent artists from Maine and the world in an adventurous attempt to provoke conversations around the questions: What is green? What is sustainable?