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Pulitzer-winning journalist to discuss Muslim American experience since 9/11

Friday, November 18, 2011 9:30 pm

Andrea Elliott, a New York Times reporter, offers her perspective on the topic.

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.

Civic Forum next: Norway massacre affords lens to examine anti-Islamism

Friday, October 21, 2011 10:28 am

A best-selling author whose writing has explored Americans' relationships to faith, Jeff Sharlet examines anti-Islamism through the lens of this year's tragic massacre in Norway.

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.

Bates Athletics welcomes local youth for L/A Community Day

Thursday, October 6, 2011 3:31 pm

Bates Athletics hosts L/A Community Day on Saturday, Oct. 22, in conjunction with several home games against Middlebury College. The college invites all Lewiston and Auburn schoolchildren to these events, involving the local community in the NCAA's "Take a Kid to the Game" initiative. In addition to the Bobcat athletic contests, there will be youth clinics, campus tours and other fun family activities, as well as Auburn/Lewiston Fly Football games before the Bates football game and at halftime.

Civic Forums examine Androscoggin River, social entrepreneurship

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 10:04 am

The Civic Forum Series at Bates offers presentations about the Androscoggin River and about social entrepreneurship during October. Bowdoin College faculty members Michael Kolster and Matthew Klingle explore the Androscoggin River. The following week, a co-founder of the fair-trade coffee importer Equal Exchange is among four of the nation's leading social entrepreneurs who discuss their work.

Multimedia: Homecoming 2011 offers something for everyone

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 1:49 pm

Homecoming 2011 featured a wide range of activities and opportunities for good...

Presentation to examine humanitarian work at U.S.-Mexico border

Monday, September 26, 2011 11:44 am

Participants in an effort to provide humanitarian aid to Mexican migrants entering the U.S. will describe their work in a Bates College event at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, in Room G65 of Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Claudia Aburto Guzman, associate professor of Spanish at Bates, leads this Public Works in Progress presentation titled Representations of Trails of Compassion: Volunteer Work at the U.S.-México Border.

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: AESOP students work at a Habitat for Humanity project in Lewiston

Wednesday, September 7, 2011 5:45 pm

Led by Erik Barth ’12 of Hanover, N.H., and Caroline Watson ’13...

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