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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.

College takes part in national recycling competition

Friday, February 2, 2007 11:28 am

In January, for the first time, Bates College joined more than 200 colleges and universities across the United States in RecycleMania, a 10-week recycling and waste minimization competition.

Multicultural Center presents social justice institute

Friday, November 10, 2006 3:20 pm

The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs presents a two-day social justice institute designed to introduce students to individuals and organizations working on a variety of social justice issues, such as human rights, reparations and economic equity, on Saturday, Nov. 11, and Sunday, Nov. 12, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Robert Farnsworth's reading of a Tagliabue poem

Tuesday, September 5, 2006 9:41 am

At the September 2006 faculty meeting, English faculty member Rob Farnsworth, who spent the summer as the poet-in-residence at The Frost Place, a museum and arts center housed in poet Robert Frost's former homestead in Franconia, N.H., read a poem of his own in memory of John Tagliabue as well as this poem of Tagliabue's, "Sliding into the Future."

Robert Farnsworth's poem for John A. Tagliabue

Tuesday, September 5, 2006 9:30 am

At the Sept. 11, 2006, faculty meeting, English faculty member Rob Farnsworth, who spent the summer as the poet-in-residence at The Frost Place, a museum and arts center housed in poet Robert Frost's former homestead in Franconia, N.H., offered this poem as part of the faculty's Memorial Minute for the late John Tagliabue. Farnsworth also read a poem of Tagliabue's, called "Sliding into the Future."

Alumni awards highlight 138th annual Reunion

Friday, June 9, 2006 12:00 am

Bates alumni arriving for their College's 138th Reunion anticipated traditional revelry and fellowship as well as a chance to honor their own. All awards will be presented Saturday during the midday Alumni Awards Ceremony, held in Merrill Gymnasium due to rain.

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