Archives for "Diversity"

Tuesday

May 8, 2007 11:05 am

Symposium on diversity and demographics at Bates May 10

A symposium titled “A College for Coming Time: Diversity and the Changing Demographics of Higher Education” on May 10 takes its title from early writings of Bates founder Oren B. Cheney, who envisioned a new institution of learning to serve those who did not have easy access to higher education.

Monday

April 2, 2007 1:00 pm

Bates student receives prestigious Watson Fellowship

Khoa Pham, a Bates College senior from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, has received one of 50 prestigious research fellowships awarded by the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Program.

Tuesday

March 27, 2007 1:59 pm

Bates hosts international conference on Rwandan genocide

Scholars and human-rights advocates will join survivors of the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda to discuss its origins and outcomes on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, at Bates College. Titled “Rwanda: From National Disintegration to National Reunification: The Legacy of the Genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda,” the conference is open to all free of charge. Sponsors of the event include the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Thursday

February 15, 2007 10:55 am

Professor of Russian shares spiritual journey

Bates College Professor Jane Costlow, a specialist in Russian literature and culture who travels frequently to Russia, will speak Thursday, Feb. 15, at 161 Wood St., as part of “Spiritual Sojourners,” a series sponsored by the Office of the Chaplain at Bates College.

Thursday

February 15, 2007 10:39 am

Experts in ancient Japanese music, pipa, virtuoso Wu Man to perform

This year’s edition of the Bates College world music series features Wu Man, the renowned virtuoso on the Chinese stringed “pipa,” and members of the premiere ensemble performing ancient Japanese court music.

Wednesday

January 31, 2007 1:40 pm

2007 Martin Luther King Day photographs

The Bates College community observes the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. by canceling classes and scheduling special programming throughout the day.

Monday

January 1, 2007 4:07 pm

College offers Between Chaos and Community theme for Martin Luther King Day

Civil rights activist and historian Cleveland Sellers is the keynote speaker for the 2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College.

Friday

November 17, 2006 12:03 pm

Graduate programs in health care accept 90 percent of Bates applicants

Ninety percent of Bates College seniors and alumni applying to graduate programs in the health professions for fall 2006 matriculation were accepted.

Friday

November 10, 2006 3:20 pm

Multicultural Center presents social justice institute

The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs presents a two-day social justice institute designed to introduce students to individuals and organizations working on a variety of social justice issues, such as human rights, reparations and economic equity, on Saturday, Nov. 11, and Sunday, Nov. 12, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

October 10, 2006 4:00 pm

Time and room change for Coming Out Speaker

Please note the following talk has a new time and location: Richard “Anguksuar” LaFortune, a Native American GLBT and “Two-Spirit” community organizer, presents a talk titled “A Thousand Years of Respect” at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave., Bates College. The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs, sponsor of the lecture, invites the public to attend at no charge. For more information, please call the Multicultural Center at 207-786-8376.