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Suzanne Salkind '90, managing director of the Human Rights Campaign.
Pride Week events include singer DavEnd, national LGBT advocate Salkind ’90

Friday, April 27, 2012 2:29 pm

A drag show, a discussion about LGBT activism and a film about homophobia in athletics are among public offerings during Pride Week at Bates.

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Opportunity awaits in creative fields, alums tell ‘bootcamp’ participants

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 3:29 pm

It helps to "have a bias towards saying 'yes,'" say Bates alumni who work in creative fields and who returned to campus for a workshop sponsored by the Bates Career Development Center.

Flanked by Senior Lecturer in Theater Kati Vecsey and theatrical technical director Michael Reidy, Travis Jones '13 discusses his work as a set designer during the Mount David Summit. Photograph by Rene Minnis.
Once again, Mount David Summit is a peak experience

Monday, April 2, 2012 3:24 pm

Just imagine the emotions reigning during the Mount David Summit, from pride in intellectual accomplishment to the exuberance of playing to an eager audience.

Travis Brown '11 of East Greenwich, R.I., explains his chemistry research at the 2011 Mount David Summit. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Mount David Summit will dazzle with work in physical and social sciences, humanities, arts

Thursday, March 22, 2012 4:38 pm

The 11th annual Mount David Summit, Bates College’s showcase of student academic...

David Longdon '14, a Bates economics major from Accra, Ghana, spent summer 2011 as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-focused organization in Lewiston. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates again named to the Community Service Honor Roll with Distinction

Thursday, March 22, 2012 1:33 pm

For the sixth year in a row, Bates College has received prominent federal recognition for the quality of its engagement with the community.

The Maine duo Cinder Conk plays music from the Balkans and elsewhere in Eastern Europe.
“Rollin’ to Olin” art-music programs resume Feb. 29

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 1:50 pm

The Bates College arts outreach program "Rollin' to Olin" resumes this month.

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Slide Show: Highlights of 2012 MLK Day observance

Friday, January 20, 2012 1:46 pm

Georgia Doucette '12 during a visit to a finished portion of the municipal trail system in Lisbon, Maine.
ES students seek to reconnect Androscoggin, residents

Thursday, December 15, 2011 4:55 pm

Twenty-eight Bates students in environmental studies spent the fall contributing to the next chapter of the Androscoggin River's story.

David Longdon ’14, a Bates economics major from Accra, Ghana, spent the summer as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-focused organization in Lewiston that uses sustainable urban agriculture to create access to fresh food.
Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

Wednesday, December 7, 2011 4:56 pm

David Longdon ’14 reflects on his summer as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-oriented, sustainable urban agriculture program in Lewiston.

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Bates hosts organizing and advocacy workshop

Tuesday, November 29, 2011 1:43 pm

A school popular with students committed to social justice, Bates College presents a daylong training program in organizing and advocacy skills starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.Open to the public, the six-hour D4D on the Road Workshop will be led by the Center for Progressive Leadership.

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