Archives for "Maine/world"

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 10:33 am

Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

Marcus ’82 pens Globe Magazine story of ‘Uncle Arthur,’ famed gambling racketeer

From the 1950s to the 1970s Arthur Marcus was one of the best at his job.

Monday

October 15, 2012 4:45 pm

Maine’s TED-inspired organization to present ‘Villages’ at Bates Oct. 20

Maine’s TED-inspired organization to present ‘Villages’ at Bates Oct. 20

On Oct. 20, the Olin Arts Center hosts the daylong event Villages, produced by Maine’s independent organizer of TED-style presentations, TEDxDirigo

Tuesday

October 2, 2012 10:07 am

Former Maine labor commissioner to discuss Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet member

Former Maine labor commissioner to discuss Frances Perkins, first female Cabinet member

Laura Fortman, Maine’s former commissioner of labor, gives the lecture “Frances Perkins: New Deal Legacy and Lessons for Today” on Oct. 10.

Wednesday

September 26, 2012 4:28 pm

As Clean Water Act’s 40th nears, panel to discuss history, future of landmark legislation

As Clean Water Act’s 40th nears, panel to discuss history, future of landmark legislation

Bates presents a panel discussion exploring the history and future of the Clean Water Act on Oct. 1.

Wednesday

September 26, 2012 4:16 pm

‘Path From Activism to Leadership’ is alumni panel topic

Bates College alumni with careers in social activism offer a panel discussion titled “The Path From Activism to Leadership” Sept. 29.

Monday

September 10, 2012 4:00 pm

Harward Center marks Clean Water Act’s 40th with address by environmental historian

Harward Center marks Clean Water Act’s 40th with address by environmental historian

Bates marks the 40th anniversary of the federal Clean Water Act with a Sept. 20 talk by an influential environmental historian.

Friday

September 7, 2012 1:59 pm

Albanian film ‘Amnesty’ opens autumn series of Global Lens screenings

Albanian film ‘Amnesty’ opens autumn series of Global Lens screenings

The Global Lens 2012 film series returns to Bates in weekly screenings starting Sept. 17.

Wednesday

August 29, 2012 8:43 am

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Authority on Occupy movement to open Civic Forum Series

Todd Gitlin, the author of a new book about the Occupy movement that swept the nation in 2011, speaks about the movement on Sept. 11.

Thursday

August 23, 2012 3:00 pm

AESOP is, and was, a great jumping-off point

AESOP is, and was, a great jumping-off point

For Monica Rodriguez ’12, AESOP in 2008 shaped her understanding of Bates and herself.

Tuesday

August 14, 2012 3:30 pm

Ray joins ‘superb tradition’ as Harward Center director

Ray joins ‘superb tradition’ as Harward Center director

Ray brings more than 15 years of experience as a scholar and leader who bridges thought and action.