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Slide Show: Highlights of 2012 MLK Day observance

Friday, January 20, 2012 1:46 pm

From left, Associate Dean of Students James Reese joins Bates Multifaith Chaplain Bill Blaine-Wallace, Victoria Blaine-Wallace and Associate Multifaith Chaplain Emily Wright-Magoon in singing "We Shall Overcome."
King Day Memorial Worship Service recalls memories, asks for action

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 2:38 pm

Before reading the Call to Worship at Bates' annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Worship Service, Dean of Students James Reese shared his memories of King's speech during the March on Washington.

King Day speaker proposes path to reconcile environmental sustainability, justice advocates

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 2:12 pm

"Environmental quality and human equality are inextricably linked," environmental policy expert Julian Agyeman stated in his Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address Jan. 16

Sankofa performs during Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2011.
King Day and Weekend events

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:33 pm

Here's a schedule, updated Jan. 12, of events related to the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16, 2012.

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.

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Peninsula Daily News features garden project led by Ellen Sabina ’09

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 7:20 pm

The Peninsula Daily Times of Port Angeles, Wash., describes efforts by Ellen...

Bates was the diving board for global citizen Alyson Ewald ’90

Friday, October 28, 2011 8:00 pm

For Alyson Ewald ’90, Bates was like a diving board, and her...

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Lecture, activities explore being ‘Here and Now in a Nonstop World’

Friday, October 21, 2011 10:10 am

Scott Belsky, CEO of Behance, discusses the importance of reflective thought amidst the information onslaught.

Award-winning nature poet to present Otis Lecture

Thursday, September 15, 2011 1:36 pm

Camille Dungy, an award-winning environmental poet and editor of the first anthology of nature poetry by African American writers, presents the Otis Lecture at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Sponsored by the Philip J. Otis Endowment at Bates, the event is open to the public at no cost, but tickets are required.

New students find the appeal of green at Orientation

Tuesday, September 6, 2011 10:25 am

"We have had steady business, and that's great," sustainability coordinator Julie Rosenbach said about the materials she offered at Orientation about "green" programs at Bates.

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