Archives for "Diversity"
As nation ponders rich-poor divide, King Day observances to explore debt and inequality

Wednesday, December 19, 2012 9:51 am

Spotlighting a less-known aspect of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s work, King Day at Bates will explore issues of economic justice.

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Video: ‘Nothing in the World That You Cannot Do’ — MLK Day’s Sankofa performance

Monday, December 10, 2012 10:23 am

Alex Bolden '15 prepares Bates artists for the annual Sankofa performance on Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2013.

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Savoy Magazine names Sene ’00 among ‘most influential’ in corporate America

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 1:44 pm

Lena Sene '00 is a managing parter with Deer Isle Capital and an expert on global investing in Africa.

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‘Questions Worth Asking’ — President Clayton Spencer’s inaugural address

Monday, October 29, 2012 5:00 pm

President Spencer tells an inauguration story familiar in its broad outlines but revealing in its particulars.

Leigh Weisenburger, dean of admission and financial aid. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Maine media quote Bates officials for stories on Supreme Court affirmative action case

Monday, October 22, 2012 3:21 pm

Bates officials react to the affirmative action case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin now being considered by the Supreme Court.

Christopher Emdin is an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics, Science and Technology at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Intercultural Education office presentations represent diverse interests

Thursday, October 4, 2012 12:27 pm

The Office of Intercultural Education offers four autumn presentations exploring topics relating to the LGBT, African American and Latino/a experiences.

Panel to explore religious perspectives on marriage equality

Wednesday, October 3, 2012 4:13 pm

A panel of religion scholars and clergy will examine the topic of marriage equality for same-sex couples on Oct. 8.

Students in the Short Term course "Making African American History: Preserving the Archives of the Portland NAACP" examine documents during a work session at the University of Southern Maine. From left: Joncarl Hersey '12, Tasheana Dukuly '€™12, professor Mollie Godfrey, Munroe Graham '€™13, Brad Reynolds '€™14. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
In NAACP project, students get fresh lesson in value of old papers

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 12:44 pm

Thanks to a two-year collaboration among the Portland branch of the NAACP, the University of Southern Maine and Bates, valuable papers of the Portland branch are being made accessible to researchers and the public for the first time.

Suzanne Salkind '90, managing director of the Human Rights Campaign.
Pride Week events include singer DavEnd, national LGBT advocate Salkind ’90

Friday, April 27, 2012 2:29 pm

A drag show, a discussion about LGBT activism and a film about homophobia in athletics are among public offerings during Pride Week at Bates.

Marc Bamuthi Joseph, shown at center during the "Life is Living" festival, Chicago, 2009. Photo by Bethanie Hines.
‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ breaks boundaries April 27-28

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 1:22 pm

Bates College and the Bates Dance Festival present this widely acclaimed multimedia production "red, black & GREEN: a blues" April 27-28.

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