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Friday

October 26, 2012
9:30 am

Peter Gomes ‘cherished’ the Chapel that now carries his name

The Chapel became the Peter J. Gomes Chapel on Oct. 25 as hundreds gathered to remember the late preacher and teacher in words and song.

Peter Gomes ‘cherished’ the Chapel that now carries his name

Wednesday

October 17, 2012
1:56 pm

Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Increasing short-term relief aid — although an important stopgap measure — is not a durable solution for Yemen.

Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Thursday

July 26, 2012
11:00 am

Boone ’52, former Montford Point Marine, joins Congressional Gold Medalists

Nate Boone is one of 20,000 Marines who went through segregated basic training in the ’40s.

Boone ’52, former Montford Point Marine, joins Congressional Gold Medalists

Friday

October 28, 2011
8:00 pm

Bates was the diving board for global citizen Alyson Ewald ’90

For Alyson Ewald ’90, Bates was like a diving board, and her pool was Olympic-size — the globe, into which…

Thursday

September 8, 2011
6:58 pm

Multimedia: an academic community begins its 154th year

Phyllis Graber Jensen captures the scenes of Convocation, which welcomed approximately 500 members of the Class of 2015 and marked…

Thursday

May 26, 2011
12:04 pm

Video: Dick Gregory and the ‘end of recess’

The activist expounds upon a pointed social and educational observation that “recess is over.”

Video: Dick Gregory and the ‘end of recess’

Monday

May 23, 2011
2:10 pm

Website supports students affected by acts contrary to Bates values

New to the Bates website is a collection of pages designed to serve as a sort of first-aid kit for students and other members of the campus community victimized by, or witness to, a sexual assault, hate crime or other act of violence or prejudice.

Monday

April 4, 2011
2:02 pm

Bates, Colby and Bowdoin museum directors respond to removal of 'Maine Labor Mural Cycle'

Bates College Museum of Art Director Dan Mills joins his counterparts at Bowdoin and Colby colleges in protest against the removal of the Maine Labor Mural Cycle. In a statement issued April 4, Mills, Bowdoin’s Kevin Salatino and Colby’s Sharon Corwin write that the removal of the mural from the state Department of Labor office raises serious issues including “censorship, historical revisionism, and artists’ rights.”

Monday

March 7, 2011
3:08 pm

The Rev. Peter Gomes '65, a 'joyous man,' remembered in Chapel observance

The mourners who gathered in the Chapel today to remember the Rev. Professor Peter J. Gomes ’65 stayed silent when…