Stories about "Diversity"
Lecture makes case for classroom diversity

Monday, October 29, 2001 9:46 am

Professor Patricia Gurin, an expert defense witness in lawsuits challenging the University of Michigan's race-based admission policies, discusses her research supporting classroom diversity at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Class of 2005 arrives at Bates

Friday, August 31, 2001 2:38 pm

The trickle of arrivals would become a steady stream by Sept. 1, as all members of the 583-person Class of 2005, Bates' largest-ever incoming group, arrived to kick-off their first -- and the College's 147th year -- with orientation, a week designed to create an immediate sense of community between new students and Bates.

Bates prepares for Class of 2005

Monday, July 9, 2001 2:28 pm

Bates has had its third consecutive record year for new student applications, with 4,424 applications received for the incoming Class of 2005.

Lewiston Middle School hosts first Cultural Heritage Night

Sunday, April 15, 2001 1:24 pm

Lewiston Middle School (LMS) will host its first Cultural Heritage Night Thursday, April 25, in the school's cafeteria. The event will feature presentations about Franco-American and Somali heritage and displays by Bates College international students, who will share their traditions, music and dress.

Scholar to discuss Sufi tradition

Tuesday, March 13, 2001 4:06 pm

Qamar-ul Huda, assistant professor of Islamic studies and comparative theology, Boston College, will discuss Spiritual Liberation: A Sufi View Monday, March 19, in Skelton Lounge of Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave.

Spelman College Choir to perform

Friday, March 9, 2001 3:54 pm

The Spelman College Choir will perform Thursday, March 15, at the Bates College Chapel, College St, in celebration of International Women's History Month.

Poet Brian Gilmore to read

Monday, March 5, 2001 3:31 pm

Poet Brian Gilmore, the author of Elvis is Alive and Living in Harlem will read from his work Saturday, March 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

English professor to discuss biculturalism and the creative process

Thursday, September 14, 2000 3:15 pm

Judith Ortiz Cofer, professor of English and creative writing at the University of Georgia, will discuss "A Casa of My Own" at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College as part of the college's celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Cuban scholar to speak on issues of race

Thursday, September 14, 2000 3:08 pm

Gisela Arandia, a Cuban scholar who focuses on race issues in Cuba and among Cubans in Miami, will discuss "Race and Racism in Cuba: A Report from the Field" at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25, in the Benjamin Mays Center at Bates College as part of the college's celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates commencement slated for May 29; Tutu to speak

Wednesday, May 17, 2000 3:34 pm

Desmond Tutu, archbishop emeritus of the Diocese of Cape Town and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his advocacy of racial justice in South Africa, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree and speak at the 134th commencement at Bates College. Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College, will confer bachelor's degrees on approximately 475 seniors at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29, in an outdoor ceremony in front of Coram Library. In case of rain, the graduation exercises will be held in the nearby Margaret Hopkins Merrill Gymnasium.

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