Archives for "Diversity"

Wednesday

September 28, 2011 1:49 pm

Multimedia: Homecoming 2011 offers something for everyone

Homecoming 2011 featured a wide range of activities and opportunities for good friends to get together, including: a memorial tree-planting…

Monday

September 26, 2011 10:47 am

Concert includes video, music, desert tales and 'signseeker-walkabouts'

A Native American musician and visual artist, a singer from a self-described fusion-trance-zouk band, a video artist and an avant-garde composer join forces for a multimedia experience at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St. Artist-performer Brad Kahlhamer and vocalist Kelsey Barrett of the Brooklyn-based band Effi Briest offer their program “Yondering.” They share the evening with video artist Ursula Scherrer and composer-bassist Kato Hideki, who create abstract sound-and-light pieces. All the artists hail from New York City.

Thursday

September 15, 2011 1:36 pm

Award-winning nature poet to present Otis Lecture

Camille Dungy, an award-winning environmental poet and editor of the first anthology of nature poetry by African American writers, presents the Otis Lecture at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Sponsored by the Philip J. Otis Endowment at Bates, the event is open to the public at no cost, but tickets are required.

Thursday

September 15, 2011 12:01 pm

President of Spelman College to discuss racial identity development and college communities

Beverly Daniel Tatum, president of Spelman College and author of the book “Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?” visits Bates to discuss her work in racial identity development and its impact on campus communities at noon Friday, Sept. 16, at the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. To learn more, please email rdavis@bates.edu.

Wednesday

August 31, 2011 10:09 am

Therí Pickens, assistant professor of English

Pickens investigates African American and Arab American literature, literary theory and disability issues. She bases her research on the exploration of the nature of awareness itself — a branch of philosophy called phenomenology.

Wednesday

August 17, 2011 9:48 am

2011 graduates include first students from distinctive math and science program

Among the students who graduated from Bates College last May were 11 pioneers of a nationally distinctive program designed to increase diversity among students in mathematics and the sciences. The 11 graduates were the inaugural participants in the college’s first Summer Scholars program, launched in 2007.

Wednesday

August 3, 2011 2:01 pm

Teach for America again counts Bates among top contributors

Bates College is again among a group of 20 U.S. colleges and universities contributing the most new graduates to Teach…

Monday

June 20, 2011 1:30 pm

Sun Journal chronicles Somali immigrant Asha Mohamud's path to Bates

Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk profiles Asha Mohamud ’15, a member of one of the first Somali families to…

Monday

June 20, 2011 12:34 pm

Aljazeera interviews Basij-Rasikh '12 for story on Afghanistan youth

Aljazeera interviews Mustafa Basij-Rasikh ’12 for a story about the potential of Afghanistan youth to help the country address basic…

Thursday

June 16, 2011 9:53 am

Video: photographs and words from the life of the late Peter Gomes '65

Featuring photographs and audio, this multimedia slide show was shown at the Reunion 2011 tribute to the late Peter Gomes…