Stories about "Justice and poverty"
President Clayton Spencer, who led the establishment of Harvard's Crimson Summer Academy, speaks at the program's 10th anniversary event on Oct. 30, 2013. (Rose Lincoln/Harvard)
Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

Friday, November 8, 2013 9:55 am

The program is "all about aligning the students’ ambition with opportunities," Spencer said.

Climate-change activist Phil Aroneanu in action.
Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

Thursday, November 7, 2013 11:32 am

A forum on youth homelessness in Maine and a talk by a leading climate change activist take place a day apart in presentations at Bates College.

Rubén Martínez is the 2013 Otis Lecturer at Bates. (© Angela Garcia)
Chronicler of boom, bust in American West gives Otis Lecture on Oct. 14

Friday, September 27, 2013 2:01 pm

Rubén Martínez, chronicler of the harsh consequences of boom times in the West, gives the annual Otis Lecture on Oct. 14.

Simone Schriger '14 in La Campana National Park, Chile. (Arantxa Gallegos)
Summer Student Work: Schriger ’14 examines dating violence among Chilean college students

Monday, August 19, 2013 12:00 pm

Schriger received grant funding through the Mellon Foundation to help her integrate her summer research into her academic work as a senior.

Photograph by Zuhayr Reaz '16, who is doing fieldwork in Dhaka, Bangladesh, as part of his internship with WaterAid, a nonprofit helping people gain access to improved water and sanitation facilities.
Summer Student Work: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Tuesday, August 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Zuhayr Reaz ’16 is doing fieldwork in support of WaterAid in in...

Kate Paladin '15 speaks about her experience as Otis Fellow during an EnviroLunch in New Commons on Jan. 17, 2013. Photograph by Mike Bradley/Bates College.
Otis Intern Kate Paladin ’15 learns the value of green ‘action’

Wednesday, January 23, 2013 11:41 am

Kate Paladin '15 discovers what happens when a community becomes an epicenter of poverty and pollution.

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.

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