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Bates, Bowdoin, Colby hold annual Graduate and Professional School Fair

Monday, October 26, 2009 4:35 pm

The annual Colby, Bates and Bowdoin Graduate and Professional School Fair takes place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, Central Avenue.

Byers, Kaluba recount Phillips Fellowship experiences in Indonesia, Central America

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 4:12 pm

Barbara Byers '10, a resident of Elkins, W.V., offered a performance native to West Java, Indonesia as part of an Oct. 7 presentation on student experiences made possible by the Phillips Student Fellowship program at Bates. Also presenting was Chomba Kaluba '10, originally from Mpika, Zambia, and now a resident of Long Island, Maine.

Lewiston-Auburn announces ‘350.org’ climate-change awareness efforts

Wednesday, October 21, 2009 3:43 pm

As climate activists worldwide take part in an International Day of Climate Action on Saturday, Oct. 24, Kennedy Park in downtown Lewiston will be the focus of local efforts supporting the cause.

Rwandan genocide survivor, Berthe Kayitesi, to speak at Bates

Friday, October 16, 2009 4:19 pm

Berthe Kayitesi, an author and a survivor of the Rwandan genocide of 1994, speaks on her experiences and the rebuilding of communities in post-conflict Rwanda at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave. The lecture, titled "Tomorrow My Life: Orphans in Post-Genocide Rwanda," is open to the public and admission is free. It is part of the Civic Forum Series sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates.

Bishop Gene Robinson, NewsHour analyst Paul Solman to speak in Bates College appearances

Thursday, October 15, 2009 6:45 am

Paul Solman, an economics, business and occasional art correspondent to "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" speaks at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. He offers two lectures on a common theme, "The Divided Self: Money, God and Neighbor." The Oct. 5 talk is titled "Spending Beyond Our Means and Are We Screwed If We Don't?" and the Oct. 7 talk, "IS Money The Root of All Evil?" The Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire and the first openly gay, non-celibate bishop in a major Christian denomination, speaks at noon Thursday, Oct. 15, in the College Chapel, College Street. His talk is called "Religion and Gay Marriage: Why They Matter So Much."

Bates holds annual fair

Wednesday, October 14, 2009 2:43 pm

Bates College hosts its annual Graduate and Professional School Fair from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 27, in the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building, Central Avenue. The community is invited. There is no admission charge and no prior registration is required.

Sun Journal looks at Boys & Girls Club improvements thanks to Catherine Elliott '12

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 4:34 pm

A Sun Journal story reports on the new gymnasium floor installed at...

New Straits Times about the liberal arts quotes Yang Jerng Hwa '05

Thursday, September 10, 2009 1:18 pm

In the New Straits Times of Malasia, a Sept. 1, 2009, story...

David Scobey tells Inside Higher Ed readers that colleges should launch community news organizations

Friday, August 28, 2009 12:58 pm

An Inside Higher Ed essay by Bates cultural historian David Scobey suggests...

Abroad Experience

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 10:09 am

Photographs from study abroad hint at the space between knowledge and experience

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