News Archives

Monday

June 20, 2011 12:34 pm

Aljazeera interviews Basij-Rasikh '12 for story on Afghanistan youth

Aljazeera interviews Mustafa Basij-Rasikh ’12 for a story about the potential of Afghanistan youth to help the country address basic…

Tuesday

May 10, 2011 12:34 pm

Patriotic million-hoop quest by Dave Cummings '89 gains national media attention

Last October, Dave Cummings ’89 landed on the front page of USA Today as a vivid example of how, as…

Friday

March 4, 2011 12:30 pm

Portland Press Herald reviews Rohde '89 tale of Taliban captivity

The Portland Press Herald reviews A Rope and a Prayer, the book by David Rohde ’89 that tells of his…

Wednesday

May 26, 2010 3:22 pm

Book drive for Kabul university enters last days

Bates, Colby and Bowdoin have focused their traditional rivalries on a good cause. The three schools are vying to see which can gather the most donated textbooks for donation to the Polytechnic University of Kabul, in Afghanistan.

Tuesday

April 27, 2010 9:00 am

The Harvard Crimson describes Afghan initiative co-founded by Walton '08

A Harvard Crimson story discusses the impact of the Afghan Students Initiative, a Harvard-based group co-founded by Nate Walton ’08,…

Wednesday

April 21, 2010 3:39 pm

About the Cover: Spring 2010

View the story by Joanie Meharry ’07.

Wednesday

April 21, 2010 11:51 am

Folks Back Home

A Kabul resident and a Marine veteran agree that education is key for Afghanistan — and for Americans who want…

Tuesday

April 20, 2010 4:49 pm

Kabul, One Day at a Time

• Click the thumbnails below to view the slide show A day in the life of an American scholar researching…

Friday

April 9, 2010 4:45 pm

Projects for Peace grants to support Zambia, Afghanistan programs

Two Bates College students have received 2010 Davis Projects for Peace awards to fund development initiatives in Zambia and Afghanistan….

Friday

February 12, 2010 9:54 am

Maine veteran, Afghan student to take part in Bates College panel on war in Afghanistan

A panel of Bates College students and faculty, along with a Waterville peace activist, discuss the war in Afghanistan at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 24, in Bates College’s Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).