Archives for "Global perspectives"
March 25, 2011 9:11 am
Lisa Barry ’77, on campus March 23 and 24 as the 2011 College Key Distinguished Alumna in Residence, is vice president and general manager of Chevron government affairs.
March 4, 2011 12:30 pm
The Portland Press Herald reviews A Rope and a Prayer, the book by David Rohde ’89 that tells of his…
February 11, 2011 3:34 pm
You can still make money doing business in Russia, says Jere Calmes ’92, just not in the same wild ways.
February 11, 2011 1:23 pm
Barbados native Cheri-Ann Parris ’13 contributes an island attitude to Bates squash By Andy Walter The Barbados squash community is…
January 24, 2011 3:50 pm
In extensive comments about energy resources and investing, BlackRock managing director Dan Rice ’73 tells Bloomberg Businessweek that an expanding…
October 26, 2010 12:20 pm
Presenting five nights of readings by poets from Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas, the festival “Translations 2010: Cross-Cultural Awareness Through Poetry” takes place at Bates College Nov. 7-11.
October 8, 2010 3:54 pm
Bates College will show the 2009 film Climate Refugees that both addresses large-scale population displacement caused by climate change and questions the lack of any meaningful response to the problem at 7 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, in the Filene Room (Room 301), Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.
October 7, 2010 4:10 pm
Last spring, Bates, Colby and Bowdoin colleges channeled their long-standing rivalry for altruistic purposes. The three schools competed to collect the most books to donate to the Polytechnic University of Kabul, in Afghanistan. A Bates student, Kabul native Mustafa Basij-Rasikh ’12, launched the project in an effort to restock the university’s library, left critically short of English literature and textbooks. The book drive collected more than 2,000 books in a variety of disciplines. Bates raised the most books.
September 17, 2010 11:30 am
Here are speaker biographies for African Refugee Health: Best Practices. The conference’s nearly three dozen presenters include healthcare workers from across the country and beyond; faculty in diverse disciplines from Bates and other colleges; and interpreters, social workers, counselors and other experts in breaching cultural factors that impede refugee access to healthcare.
September 15, 2010 8:46 am
A gathering to collect warm clothing and money for the victims of catastrophic summer flooding in Pakistan takes place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, in the Bates College Chapel, on College Street near the intersection with Campus Avenue.