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Friday

February 6, 2009
4:00 pm

Bates study: Accept Somali work experience for GED, language skills

The largest barrier to employment for many new Somali residents of Lewiston and Auburn is a lack of English language skills, according to a new report by a Bates College research group.

Wednesday

January 21, 2009
12:00 pm

Bates exhibition chronicles Somalis' journey to U.S.

The Somali Diaspora: A Journey Away, a touring exhibition of photographs chronicling the migration of Somali refugees to Maine and other U.S. locations, opens at Bates College.

Thursday

December 11, 2008
3:14 pm

Stairway to Heaven exhibit exploring Chinese cityscape, soon to close

Closing Dec. 13 is a major photographic exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art offering alternative perspectives on the intriguing, dynamic Chinese cityscape. Stairway to Heaven: From Chinese Streets to Monuments and Skyscrapers showcases work by 17 Chinese artists who examine how economic reform, a new influx of personal wealth and rapid industrialization have changed the urban environment.

Wednesday

December 3, 2008
2:25 pm

Authority on Yoruba influence inaugurates Schomburg Speaker Series

An expert in expressions of the ancient Yoruba religion in the African diaspora offers a lecture at Bates at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in the Benjamin Mays Center, 95 Russell St. The speaker is Marta Moreno Vega, who teaches Afro-Caribbean religions and Afro Latino/a studies at Hunter College of the City University of New York. Open to the public at no cost, the lecture inaugurates the Arturo Schomburg Afro-Latino Speaker Series, presented by the Multicultural Affairs office at Bates. For more information, please call 207-786-8376.
Bates debaters rank 16th at Cambridge University tournament

Tuesday

December 2, 2008
3:30 pm

Chinese, Indonesian dramas conclude Global Lens films

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, concludes at Bates College this week with 7 p.m. screenings of the Chinese drama Luxury Car on Wednesday, Dec. 3, and the Indonesian film Opera Jawa on Thursday, Dec. 4, both in Room 105, Olin Arts Center.

Tuesday

December 2, 2008
1:31 pm

Update: Economic Climate and Bates

In a second letter to the Bates community, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen provides more insight on the College’s financial management and planning strategies, and the “people, structures, habits and values already in place to guide us.”

Tuesday

December 2, 2008
12:00 pm

Chinese, Indonesian dramas conclude Global Lens films

The Global Lens 2008 film series, a touring program of narrative feature films from Latin America, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and Asia, concludes at Bates College this week with screenings of the Chinese drama Luxury Car.

Wednesday

November 19, 2008
11:10 am

Wenzel awarded $100,000 grant for chemistry curriculum development

Thomas Wenzel, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry, received a nearly $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to create an entirely online undergraduate curriculum in analytical chemistry that’s distinctive in two ways.