Stories about "Impact"
Writer-in-residence Farnsworth receives 2008 Kroepsch Award

Thursday, January 31, 2008 1:29 pm

In winning the 2008 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching, writer-in-residence Robert Farnsworth won praise from current and former students, including two alums who are prizewinning poets themselves. Farnsworth will deliver the Kroepsch address, "Psst!: Poems Teach Themselves," on Feb. 13.

Bates presents acclaimed multimedia piece by DJ Spooky

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 3:39 pm

Paul D. Miller, the musician, essayist and media artist also known as DJ Spooky, presents a live performance of his internationally renowned multimedia project "Rebirth of a Nation" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at Lewiston Middle School, 75 Central Ave.

Panelists discuss Maine in the world's economy

Tuesday, January 8, 2008 1:44 pm

The Harward Center for Community Partnerships hosts the second installation of its Civic Forum series at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave., with a panel titled " Reimagining Globalism: Maine in the World's Economy." The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Harward Center for Community Partnerships at 207-786-6202.

2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Workshops

Tuesday, January 8, 2008 1:38 pm

2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Workshops

Bates King Day offers 'Old Roots, New Struggles' theme

Tuesday, January 8, 2008 11:52 am

The Rev. Lawrence Edward Carter Sr., Morehouse College professor of religion, is the keynote speaker for the 2008 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College. Classes at the college are canceled and special programming is scheduled throughout the day with an emphasis on the theme "Modernizing King: Old Roots, New Struggles." Scheduled for 10:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 21, in the Bates College Chapel, Carter's address is part of a celebration of King's life and work that includes performances, art exhibitions, workshops and orations. All events are open to the public free of charge. For more information, call 207-786-6400 or see a complete list of events scheduled for Martin Luther King Day.

Zeroing In

Sunday, December 23, 2007 11:37 am

Creating a Sustainable Bates begins with taking stock of the College’s green...

Bates students' Rwandan initiative named Project for Peace

Wednesday, April 25, 2007 8:47 am

A plan by Bates College students to help support a home for street children in Rwanda won a $10,000 award from the 100 Projects for Peace program sponsored by noted philanthropist Kathryn Wasserman Davis.

Don't look now, but we've been medicalized

Friday, April 20, 2007 9:03 am

Not so long ago, shyness was usually seen as a random character trait, sadness the natural reaction to misfortune and alcoholism a sign of personal weakness. In recent decades those conditions, and many others, have been "medicalized" — associated with biological causes and redefined as medical diagnoses, not merely products of personality or fate.

Biologist Lee Abrahamsen honored for community work

Tuesday, April 10, 2007 8:44 am

Several years ago, students in Lee Abrahamsen’s 300-level virology course undertook a...

Bates hosts international conference on Rwandan genocide

Tuesday, March 27, 2007 1:59 pm

Scholars and human-rights advocates will join survivors of the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda to discuss its origins and outcomes on Friday and Saturday, March 30 and 31, at Bates College. Titled "Rwanda: From National Disintegration to National Reunification: The Legacy of the Genocide of the Tutsi in Rwanda," the conference is open to all free of charge. Sponsors of the event include the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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