Archives for "Service"
October 27, 2010 3:30 pm
Chomba Kaluba ’10 gives the presentation Literacy and Microfinance for Sustainable Development and Peace, explaining his work with a Zambian nonprofit organization that he founded and directs, in a Homecoming Weekend presentation at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 29, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).
October 7, 2010 4:10 pm
Last spring, Bates, Colby and Bowdoin colleges channeled their long-standing rivalry for altruistic purposes. The three schools competed to collect the most books to donate to the Polytechnic University of Kabul, in Afghanistan. A Bates student, Kabul native Mustafa Basij-Rasikh ’12, launched the project in an effort to restock the university’s library, left critically short of English literature and textbooks. The book drive collected more than 2,000 books in a variety of disciplines. Bates raised the most books.
October 1, 2010 4:10 pm
From Oct. 15-17, Bates hosts African Refugee Health: Best Practices, a regional conference also sponsored by, and presenting refugee health experts from, St. Mary’s Health System and the Central Maine Medical Family in Lewiston, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
September 29, 2010 12:01 pm
Phillips Student Fellowship recipients will present their research on the fate of the orangutan and its rainforest home, the provision of eye care to underserved African communities and the aftermath of Liberia’s brutal civil wars at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 11. and 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13.
September 23, 2010 3:03 pm
Baroque ensemble Musica Nuova brings to Bates a program called It’s Complicated -– a name borrowed from Facebook — at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 24, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Focused on music by Italian composers from the early 1600s, this highly entertaining concert illustrates that love and its complexities haven’t changed so much over the years.
September 15, 2010 8:46 am
A gathering to collect warm clothing and money for the victims of catastrophic summer flooding in Pakistan takes place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, in the Bates College Chapel, on College Street near the intersection with Campus Avenue.
September 2, 2010 1:41 pm
The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Richard Kahlenberg discusses a new book by Ben Wildavsky, former education editor at U.S. News…
August 27, 2010 2:00 pm
• Click the thumbnails below to view the slide show In Valparaiso, Chile, Jon Steuber ’08, Henry Myer ’08 and…
August 4, 2010 10:32 am
The Bangor Daily News profiles retiring Maine District Court judge Bernard Staples ’55, who this fall begins studying to be…
July 7, 2010 3:14 pm
WCSH-TV, southern Maine’s NBC affiliate, updates its 2007 story on Chomba Kaluba ’10, who received a Teens Who Care award…