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Tuesday

January 22, 2013 5:00 pm

King would be ‘appalled’ at today’s rhetoric around poverty, Butler says in keynote

King would be ‘appalled’ at today’s rhetoric around poverty, Butler says in keynote

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.

Monday

January 21, 2013 12:00 pm

Bates Athletics’ ‘You Can Play’ video supports LGBT inclusion

Bates Athletics’ ‘You Can Play’ video supports LGBT inclusion

Featuring 19 Bates student-athletes and President Clayton Spencer, the video campaign supports LGBT athletes in all facets of the college’s 31 varsity programs.

Friday

January 18, 2013 1:45 pm

Dauge-Roth’s course on teaching genocide highlighted in International Educator

Dauge-Roth’s course on teaching genocide highlighted in International Educator

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

Friday

January 18, 2013 10:16 am

New York Times lauds Cooper-Hewitt’s Object of the Day blog, brainchild of Baumann ’87

New York Times lauds Cooper-Hewitt’s Object of the Day blog, brainchild of Baumann ’87

The blog, featuring objects from the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum collection, is the brainchild of Caroline Baumann.

Thursday

January 17, 2013 12:00 pm

Langdon talks New Year’s resolutions with Maine Public Broadcasting

Langdon talks New Year’s resolutions with Maine Public Broadcasting

When it comes to weight loss, Langdon is more concerned with the “why?” and “how?”

Wednesday

January 16, 2013 2:58 pm

Media covers 10-year anniversary of ‘Many and One’ gathering at Bates

Media covers 10-year anniversary of ‘Many and One’ gathering at Bates

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

Monday

January 14, 2013 1:14 pm

Audio Slide Show: ‘Blessed and Dancing’ — Victoria Lowe’s goal of arts and education

Audio Slide Show: ‘Blessed and Dancing’ — Victoria Lowe’s goal of arts and education

Victoria Lowe ’12 discusses her Short Term dance experience and her goal of advancing arts education in the schools.

Thursday

December 6, 2012 4:24 pm

Video: First-graders give a ‘Bates Bates’ cheer

Video: First-graders give a ‘Bates Bates’ cheer

These first-graders at Equitas Academy in Los Angeles have made Bates their own.

Thursday

December 6, 2012 9:35 am

Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Customs like pink for girls and blue for boys are not necessarily benign choices, says Bates sociologist Emily Kane.

Wednesday

December 5, 2012 4:42 pm

Jazz band, steel pan orchestra, gamelan orchestra wrap up semester

Jazz band, steel pan orchestra, gamelan orchestra wrap up semester

Three musical ensembles featuring Bates students will perform Dec. 5, 6 and 8 in the Olin Concert Hall.