Stories about "Justice and poverty"
Five Bates College alumni receive Fulbright Scholarships

Monday, October 26, 2009 1:28 pm

Five Bates College graduates are teaching and conducting research abroad this year thanks to scholarships from the Fulbright Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State.

Rwandan genocide survivor, Berthe Kayitesi, to speak at Bates

Friday, October 16, 2009 4:19 pm

Berthe Kayitesi, an author and a survivor of the Rwandan genocide of 1994, speaks on her experiences and the rebuilding of communities in post-conflict Rwanda at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave. The lecture, titled "Tomorrow My Life: Orphans in Post-Genocide Rwanda," is open to the public and admission is free. It is part of the Civic Forum Series sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates.

Bishop Gene Robinson, NewsHour analyst Paul Solman to speak in Bates College appearances

Thursday, October 15, 2009 6:45 am

Paul Solman, an economics, business and occasional art correspondent to "The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer" speaks at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5, and 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, in Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. He offers two lectures on a common theme, "The Divided Self: Money, God and Neighbor." The Oct. 5 talk is titled "Spending Beyond Our Means and Are We Screwed If We Don't?" and the Oct. 7 talk, "IS Money The Root of All Evil?" The Right Rev. V. Gene Robinson, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of New Hampshire and the first openly gay, non-celibate bishop in a major Christian denomination, speaks at noon Thursday, Oct. 15, in the College Chapel, College Street. His talk is called "Religion and Gay Marriage: Why They Matter So Much."

The Huffington Post interviews Ru Seneviratne Freeman '94 about her debut novel

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 3:05 pm

Ru Seneviratne Freeman ’94, a political science major at Bates, was interviewed...

Abroad Experience

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 10:09 am

Photographs from study abroad hint at the space between knowledge and experience

'Sacred Circle'

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 11:44 am

Visits aim to build bonds between Bates, Native Americans

Open Forum

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 11:00 am

Readers share comments about Bates Magazine.

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

Friday, May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates' Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.

World Food Prize recipient to discuss global poverty, food crisis

Tuesday, March 24, 2009 9:50 am

"The Global Food Crisis and World Poverty," a talk by Cornell University professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen, takes place at Bates College on March 24, in an event sponsored by the economics department.

Cultural activists from South America to speak at Bates

Thursday, March 19, 2009 4:40 pm

Marfa Inofuentes and Rosana Silva Chagas, cultural activists from Bolivia and Brazil, speak at Bates College on March 23. The event is co-sponsored by the Caribbean Cultural Center African Diaspora Institute and the Arturo Schomburg Afro-Latino Speaker Series, a program of the Bates Office of Multicultural Affairs.

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