Archives for "Justice and poverty"
Anthea Butler, associate professor and graduate chair of religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania, delivers her keynote address, "MLK and America's Bad Check: America's Poor in the 21st Century." Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
King would be ‘appalled’ at today’s rhetoric around poverty, Butler says in keynote

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 5:00 pm

Getting 46 million Americans out of poverty will require wholesale changes in how we talk about, think about and take action around poverty, said keynote speaker Anthea Butler.

An image from the 2009 Bates visit to Rwanda for the course "Learning with the Orphans of the Rwanda Genocide."
Dauge-Roth’s course on teaching genocide highlighted in International Educator

Friday, January 18, 2013 1:45 pm

Teaching genocide is about finding ways to "create connections and dialogues" says Alex Dauge-Roth.

The Many and One rally in Merrill Gym on Jan. 11, 2003, sent a strong, unified message far and wide. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Media covers 10-year anniversary of ‘Many and One’ gathering at Bates

Wednesday, January 16, 2013 2:58 pm

The anniversary program featured Heather Lindkvist, special assistant to the president, and community organizer Sarah Davis '10.

Leigh Weisenburger, dean of admission and financial aid. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Maine media quote Bates officials for stories on Supreme Court affirmative action case

Monday, October 22, 2012 3:21 pm

Bates officials react to the affirmative action case Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin now being considered by the Supreme Court.

This family in Yemen's Mawza District received vouchers to buy food as part of Mercy Corps' emergency response to Yemen's humanitarian crisis. Photograph by Cassandra Nelson / Mercy Corps.
Yemen needs ‘resilience’ approach, writes Diener ’99 in Christian Science Monitor

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 1:56 pm

Increasing short-term relief aid — although an important stopgap measure — is not a durable solution for Yemen.

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Slide Show: Summer Scholars dive into college life

Thursday, August 9, 2012 5:15 pm

Summer scholars are academically gifted first-year students who might be unfamiliar with the ins and outs of the college experience.

Nate Boone's yearbook photo in the 1952 Mirror
Boone ’52, former Montford Point Marine, joins Congressional Gold Medalists

Thursday, July 26, 2012 11:00 am

Nate Boone is one of 20,000 Marines who went through segregated basic training in the '40s.

Eben Miller '96 is the author of "Born Along the Color Line: The 1933 Amenia Conference and the Rise of a National Civil Rights Movement." (Oxford University Press, 2012.)
Press Herald interviews historian Miller ’96 on early civil rights movement

Monday, March 12, 2012 11:08 am

The Portland Press Herald’s Ray Routhier offers a Q&A interview with Eben...

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.

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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...

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