Archives for "Service"

Wednesday

February 3, 2010 2:44 pm

MLK Day: A unique weekend of thought and reflection

Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates College is an intense, community-wide opportunity to discuss, teach and reflect on King’s…

Tuesday

February 2, 2010 11:37 am

Sun Journal op-ed by Dr. Nancy Cummings '81 touts 'fairer' way to pay for healthcare

Writing in the Sun Journal about national health-care legislation, Dr. Nancy Madsen Cummings ’81 suggests that while “no one likes…

Sunday

January 17, 2010 8:10 am

King Day focus: 'Faith and Ethics in the Public Sphere'

An expert in African American political and religious history gives the Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address at Bates at 10:45 a.m. Monday, Jan. 18, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. The college traditionally cancels classes and offers special programming for King Day. This year’s theme is “Faith and Ethics in the Public Sphere: What is the Dream?”

Thursday

January 14, 2010 9:04 am

Sun Journal tells of Haitian connections of Beasley, Mathieu '12

The Lewiston Sun Journal interviews Myron Beasley, assistant professor of American cultural studies and African American studies, and student Eric…

Thursday

January 7, 2010 5:49 pm

2010 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Workshops

The following workshops will be held in Pettengill Hall (unless otherwise noted), Monday, Jan. 18: Session I, 1 to 2…

Tuesday

January 5, 2010 11:34 am

The Cabot Star-Herald chronicles international travels of Matt Chance '11

The Cabot (Ark.) Star-Herald describes the international travels of native son Matt Chance ’11, who spent the summer working at…

Wednesday

December 23, 2009 6:20 am

The Prosecutor's Art

In September, Joyce White Vance ’82 was sworn in as the new U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Alabama, one of the first five U.S. attorneys appointed by President Obama.

Monday

December 21, 2009 4:05 pm

About the Cover: Fall 2009

Photographer Phyllis Graber Jensen traveled to New Orleans in September to photograph alums involved in various New Orleans rebuilding efforts,…

Monday

December 21, 2009 11:41 am

Life Lessons

Army Lt. Col. Mark Leahey ’86 poses with a young boy who had been following Leahey and other Army soldiers one morning during a foot patrol in a Kurdish neighborhood of Kirkuk City. “The boy’s name is Mahmood,” Leahey writes in an e-mail to Bates Magazine.

Friday

December 18, 2009 11:28 am

Perfectly Human

Amid failure, we can grow closer to what inspires us.