Archives for "Global perspectives"

Thursday

September 10, 2009 4:08 pm

Global Lens series opens with Getting Home

“Getting Home” from Chinese director Zhang Yang opens the Global Lens Series of films from around the world at Bates College with 8 p.m. showings on Friday, Sept. 11, and Sunday, Sept. 13, in Room 105 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Thursday

August 27, 2009 12:24 pm

2009 reading list for entering students focuses on global climate change

The members of the class of 2013 have been asked to explore the Global Project 350 Web site, and then read at least one other piece on the list. Through orientation and various events throughout the fall, Bates will join local, regional, national and global communities in the Global Project 350 effort to effect change and influence political leaders as the Global Climate Change Summit draws near.

Thursday

August 27, 2009 11:42 am

First-years asked to act on climate change as academic year begins

As Bates College prepares for the start of its 144th academic year, the college is asking its 470 arriving first-year students to join together in researching and taking action on carbon emissions and climate change.

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 10:39 am

Preamble: Something New

At Reunion, two Bates classes 25 years apart talk about the pursuit of happiness.

Thursday

June 25, 2009 9:36 am

Dan Berman '08, 'statistics ace,' finds flaws in Iran's election data

A story by The Boston Globe reveals how Daniel Berman ’08, a graduate student at St. Andrews University in Scotland and self-described elections junkie, has “leaped beyond the blogosphere and into the global headlines” with a co-written article that points out “data-driven evidence of widespread election irregularities” in Iran.

Friday

May 22, 2009 3:06 pm

Mylius '11 helps lead Bates to victory — victory gardening, that is

For the first time since the mid-1990s, Bates’ lush summer plantings will include a garden dedicated solely to providing food for Dining Services. For her environmental studies internship, Molly Mylius ’11 helped Bill Bergevin, the college’s longtime landscape coordinator, build an herb garden near Commons.

Friday

May 1, 2009 11:39 am

Planting the Seeds of Sustainability

As part of an environmental studies requirement, Molly Mylius ’11 will help create an herb garden next to new dining Commons building.

Monday

April 6, 2009 11:23 am

Military doctor discusses ethics and careers

Doctor and retired U.S. Army Col. Dave Lounsbury ’72 shares his experience in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Tuesday

March 31, 2009 4:09 pm

Food-justice advocate Winne brings praise for Bates, advice for Obama

If you think of the yearlong Bates Contemplates Food initiative as an arch built from many stones, Mark Winne ’72 set the moral keystone in place with a lecture on March 30.

Thursday

March 26, 2009 3:38 pm

Winne '72 to discuss 'Food Justice and Good Food'

Food activist Mark Winne ’72, author of the book Closing the Food Gap: Resetting the Table in the Land of Plenty, gives a talk titled “Food Justice and Good Food – When Shall the Twain Meet?” at Bates on March 30.