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Friday

April 23, 2010
9:06 am

Bates student, anthropology professor honored for civic engagement

A consortium of Maine schools has honored a Bates College student from Virginia and a Bates anthropology professor for their commitment to civic engagement. The Maine Campus Compact, a statewide coalition of 18 colleges and universities, honored the pair in an April 7 ceremony at the Maine State House.

Friday

April 23, 2010
6:14 am

Memorial service for Frank Coffin '40 rescheduled to May 8

A memorial service planned for Frank Coffin ’40 earlier this year was postponed due to a snow storm. The service is now planned for May 8 at the University of Southern Maine in Portland.

Wednesday

April 21, 2010
11:51 am

Folks Back Home

A Kabul resident and a Marine veteran agree that education is key for Afghanistan — and for Americans who want…

Wednesday

April 21, 2010
9:58 am

Happy Outing

A Bates vibe accompanies the Outing Club on its 90th birthday jaunt to the State House By H. Jay Burns…

Friday

April 2, 2010
1:14 pm

President Hansen lauds Bonney '80 for philanthropy, education leadership

“He demonstrates three of the most important and interrelated capacities that a rigorous liberal arts education promotes: seeing around corners, building bridges and embracing contradictions and conflicts with generosity.”

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?”