Archives for "Global perspectives"
April 2, 2008 10:41 am
A plan by three Bates College students to offer Tanzanian street children a survival alternative to a pervasive sex-for-food trade has won a $10,000 award from the 100 Projects for Peace program.
March 26, 2008 9:54 am
Michael Celia, chair of the civil and environmental engineering department at Princeton University, gives a talk at Bates College titled “Geological Storage as a Carbon Mitigation Option” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in Room 204, Carnegie Science Building, 44 Campus Ave
March 17, 2008 10:33 am
The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs presents “LOVE,” an exhibition, lecture and reception featuring Arturo Lindsay, professor of art and art history at Atlanta’s Spelman College. Lindsay gives his talk at 4 p.m. Friday, March 21, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Ave. The exhibition, curated by Nakeisha Gumbs, Bates class of 2007, opens at 7 p.m. in Chase Hall Gallery, followed by a reception. The public is invited to attend all three events at no charge. The exhibition will be on display from March 21 to April 5 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. For more information, please call the Multicultural Center at 207-786-8376.
March 17, 2008 10:12 am
The Institute for Responsible Citizenship has selected Anthony Phillips, Bates Class of 2010, as one of 24 young men to participate in its summer leadership program in Washington, D.C. He was chosen from hundreds of applicants from universities all over the country to be part of the institute’s sixth class.
March 3, 2008 9:30 am
About 1,000 Bates people put the new dining Commons to the test over dinner on Monday, Feb. 25, Dining Services director Christine Schwartz estimated the following day.
March 1, 2008 4:39 pm
Arctic clams are sentinels of climate change, says biology professor Will Ambrose. But he didn’t find that out by himself
March 1, 2008 3:26 pm
MicroVest’s Gil Crawford ’80 takes the lead as private investors surge into the microfinance world
March 1, 2008 3:11 pm
Friends and family raise a barn, and some community spirit, at the farmhouse wedding of Kirsten Walter ’00 and Ben Ayers ’99
January 29, 2008 3:20 pm
The Bates Energy Action Movement and the Sierra Student Coalition, the student chapter of the Sierra Club, co-sponsor the Maine State Climate Summit at Bates College from Friday, Feb. 8, through Sunday, Feb. 10. Students attending high schools, colleges and universities in Maine are invited to take advantage of this opportunity to discuss and act on issues and ideas, ranging from wind power to eco-art, that pertain to climate change.
January 8, 2008 1:44 pm
The Harward Center for Community Partnerships hosts the second installation of its Civic Forum series at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 16, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave., with a panel titled ” Reimagining Globalism: Maine in the World’s Economy.” The event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Harward Center for Community Partnerships at 207-786-6202.