Stories about "Impact"
Jamie Merisotis '86, a Bates trustee and a dedicated advocate for improved access to higher education, moderated the symposium.
College costs aren’t the real issue, higher-ed experts tell Bates symposium

Tuesday, November 1, 2011 5:11 pm

Everyone knows that the big story about higher education is that costs are out of control. That story sets the tone for media coverage of higher education, and it's the story that keeps parents awake at night. And it's wrong.

Professor of Philosophy Mark Okrent gets a close look as board chairman Mike Bonney '80 (left) and President Nancy Cable do the ribbon cutting. Photograph by Rene Minnis.
Open to the World: Paul Marks ’83 headlines Hedge, Roger Williams dedication

Monday, October 31, 2011 6:26 pm

The journey of Paul Marks ’83 from Bates to China, and from...

Civic Forum Series continues with leading social entrepreneurs

Thursday, October 20, 2011 4:04 pm

The Civic Forum Series at Bates continues with four of the nation's leading social entrepreneurs, including a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange, discussing their work at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

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The Root features interview with King V. Cheek ’59, former HBCU president

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 1:35 pm

The Root, in collaboration with The HistoryMakers, offers reflections from educational leader...

Bates community to rally today for inclusion, acceptance and support for all

Friday, October 14, 2011 8:34 am

The Bates community rallies in support of the historic Bates values of inclusion

Jones '92 to discuss film and teen violence

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 11:51 am

Ozzie Jones '92, a writer and director for stage and film, discusses how film can bring the voices of young people into the discussion about teen violence in an event at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 17, in the Benjamin Mays Center.

Independent profiles international Internet entrepreneur Buckman '91

Thursday, September 15, 2011 11:03 am

The Independent profiles John Buckman ’91, calling him “a man without borders,...

Chronicle of Philanthropy essay by Campbell '83 offers lessons about 9/11 fundraising

Thursday, September 15, 2011 8:52 am

A Chronicle of Philanthropy essay by David Campbell ’83 looks at the...

Video: Francesco Duina's Convocation address on 'Winning'

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 5:36 pm

Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina offers the keynote address at Convocation 2011....

New York Times invites Douglass' commentary on eyewitness reliability

Friday, September 2, 2011 3:19 pm

For its “Room for Debate” feature, The New York Times invites several...

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