Archives for "Impact"
November 12, 2015 12:27 pm
She was an educator, author, champion of equal opportunity for women, and a human-rights advocate whose passion was forged by her experiences in the Holocaust.
November 11, 2015 5:57 pm
As Bates-hosted C3 summit starts, Crystal Williams speaks to the imperative to diversify faculty at U.S. colleges
When students learn from faculty who are from many backgrounds, it “opens all students to the idea of possibility — both for themselves and for others,” Williams says.
October 23, 2015 10:33 am
Retirement of Sarah Potter ’77, bookstore director who also teaches virtues ‘hard work and thoughtfulness’
Sarah Potter ’77, who retires Oct. 30 after 35 years as director of the College Store, provided a “sense of normalcy” for the legions and generations of student workers in the store.
September 23, 2015 12:23 pm
Bates neuroscientist Nancy Koven will use a three-year, nearly $300,000 federal grant to take a cold and hard look at oxytocin.
April 23, 2015 2:28 pm
Bates College recently received two grants, totaling more than $1.4 million, from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to advance faculty diversity.
December 16, 2014 10:44 am
In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day in 2015, Bates College examine the great civil rights leader’s commitment to nonviolent action — and places it in the context of recent events in Ferguson, Mo., Staten Island, N.Y., and on the international stage.
December 3, 2014 4:11 pm
Three Bates College students formed the largest contingent from a single institution to receive 2014 undergraduate fellowships from the Creating Connections Consortium.
December 2, 2014 4:07 pm
At noon on Dec. 2, more than 60 Bates students put their outrage about the outcome of the Michael Brown case in a place where it could not be overlooked: Commons at the height of lunch hour.
November 12, 2014 4:28 pm
Stacey Kabat’s visit includes a public screening and discussion of this powerful documentary on domestic violence.
November 4, 2014 4:36 pm
Paying empowerment forward, the Swedish band Icona Pop made time to meet with female student leaders before their Bates performance.