Archives for "Global perspectives"


May 11, 2008 11:49 am

Work, Truly Our Own

Among workshops that Bates held on Jan. 21 to honor Martin Luther King Jr., one stood out by virtue of its subject: Bates itself.


May 5, 2008 2:57 pm

Iraqi playwright to discuss his play, 'Baghdad Wedding'

Scientist and playwright Hassan Abdulrazzak, a Mellon Learning Associate at Bates College, will discuss his critically acclaimed play, Baghdad Wedding, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 6, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.


April 9, 2008 10:39 am

Bates is happy to have a beef with Gabe '02 and Amanda Clark '02

When Gabe ’02 and Amanda Waterhouse Clark ’02 bought Cold Spring Ranch in 2005, they were well aware of the task that lay ahead.


April 2, 2008 10:41 am

Plan to reduce child prostitution in Tanzania named Project for Peace

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

Lecture explores CO2 storage as means of mitigating climate change

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

Artist and scholar exhibits and lectures about the power of love

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

Anthony Phillips '10 selected for national summer institute

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

Campus construction update: Dining Commons opens

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

Of Climate, Clams, and Colleagues

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

It's a Microworld After All

MicroVest’s Gil Crawford ’80 takes the lead as private investors surge into the microfinance world