Archives for "Diversity"


January 3, 2002 3:51 pm

King Day events feature prominent theologian

James H. Cone, America’s pre-eminent black theologian, is the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College. Scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in Alumni Gymnasium, Cone’s address is part of a celebration of King’s life and work that includes performances, workshops and a debate between Bates and Morehouse College. All events are open to the public free of charge.


December 4, 2001 3:46 pm

Lewiston Middle School hosts 'Diversity Day' for preschoolers

Under the direction of a Bates College junior and two Lewiston Middle School (LMS) teachers, a group of eighth graders will host a hands-on “Diversity Day” for 30 preschoolers Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Lewiston Middle School Library.


November 26, 2001 9:13 am

'Difference' series presents film, lecture on diversity

On Dec. 10 in Room 104 of Olin Arts Center, a Bates College event series exploring differences in race, gender and other characteristics presents a documentary film about minority scholars and a lecturer nationally known for her work on diversity issues.


November 15, 2001 9:43 am

Boston filmmakers present Maine premiere of award-winning Lift

Boston filmmakers DeMane Davis and Khari Streeter will screen the Maine premiere of “Lift,” their dramatic film about shoplifting Monday, Nov. 26, in the Keck Room, Pettengill Hall, at Bates College.


October 29, 2001 9:46 am

Lecture makes case for classroom diversity

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.


August 31, 2001 2:38 pm

Class of 2005 arrives at Bates

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.


July 9, 2001 2:28 pm

Bates prepares for Class of 2005

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


April 15, 2001 1:24 pm

Lewiston Middle School hosts first Cultural Heritage Night

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.


March 13, 2001 4:06 pm

Scholar to discuss Sufi tradition

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.


March 9, 2001 3:54 pm

Spelman College Choir to perform

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