Stories about "Diversity"
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.

Video: Sankofa’s Cross Cultural Journey

Friday, March 30, 2012 1:00 pm

Rob Little '12 looks at a Sankofa production, an exploration of African diasporic experiences through performing arts.

Ozzie Jones '92 offers advice at a Bates-hosted conference for black and Latino male students. Photograph by Simone Schriger '14.
A sampling of advice from the Conference for Black and Latino Men

Friday, March 16, 2012 2:20 pm

A sampling of advice from the “Conference for Black & Latino Men from Colby, Bates and Bowdoin Colleges."

Shatter stereotypes, black and Latino male students told

Friday, March 16, 2012 2:14 pm

"To the Summit: A Conference of Black and Latino Men from Colby, Bates and Bowdoin Colleges" aimed to prime participants for success.

Happy diners think globally and eat locally at the 2012 International Dinner, held March 3 in the Gray Athletic Building. Photograph by Simone Schriger '14.
Senses swoon, cultures connect at the International Dinner

Monday, March 12, 2012 4:08 pm

The annual International Dinner, which was held this year on March 3, is a feast for all the senses.

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