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Thursday

November 3, 2011 6:46 pm

Video: Mustafa and Romina say “Hello!”

Video: Mustafa and Romina say “Hello!”

Mustafa Basij-Rasikh ’12 of Kabul, Afghanistan, and Romina Istratii ’12 of Athens, Greece, offer welcomes in their native languages (plus…

Monday

October 31, 2011 7:31 pm

Open to the World: In stories and statistics, Sen. Mitchell sums up worth of higher education

Open to the World: In stories and statistics, Sen. Mitchell sums up worth of higher education

Sharing the Chapel chancel with 15 Bates students supported in their studies by a statewide program that he founded, former…

Monday

October 31, 2011 6:26 pm

Open to the World: Paul Marks ’83 headlines Hedge, Roger Williams dedication

Open to the World: Paul Marks ’83 headlines Hedge, Roger Williams dedication

The journey of Paul Marks ’83 from Bates to China, and from being “a fairly unengaged student” to an international…

Monday

October 31, 2011 6:23 pm

Open to the World: Spain, ‘down the Plains’ come to Maine as poetry fest begins

Open to the World: Spain, ‘down the Plains’ come to Maine as poetry fest begins

It had to be said: Sometimes, “something gets found in translation, too.” This truth was stated during the opening of…

Monday

October 31, 2011 6:03 pm

Open to the World: Foreign becomes familiar in Roger Williams Hall

Open to the World: Foreign becomes familiar in Roger Williams Hall

Bates’ global reach has been a driving theme behind Open to the World: Bates Celebrates Unbounded Learning, a celebration of…

Monday

October 31, 2011 5:18 pm

Open to the World: Differences do transform, students of faith agree

Open to the World: Differences do transform, students of faith agree

In Austin, Texas, Rose Levy-Rubinett ’12 grew up in a household where family history and Judaism were fused into a…

Saturday

October 29, 2011 9:53 pm

Video: Former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell’s keynote to ‘Open to the World’

Sharing the Chapel chancel with 15 Bates students supported in their studies by a statewide program that he founded, former U.S. Sen. George Mitchell LL.D. ’85 used incidents from his own life to drive home higher education’s value to both personal growth and economic success.

Friday

October 28, 2011 8:00 pm

Bates was the diving board for global citizen Alyson Ewald ’90

For Alyson Ewald ’90, Bates was like a diving board, and her pool was Olympic-size — the globe, into which…

Monday

October 24, 2011 9:38 pm

UN Day menu at Bates kicks off Open to the World

Christine Schwartz, director of Bates College Dining Services, offers the menu for United Nations Day at the college. The special…

Monday

October 24, 2011 8:22 pm

Video: UN Day menu kicks off ‘Open to the World’ week

Video: UN Day menu kicks off ‘Open to the World’ week

Christine Schwartz, director of Bates College Dining Services, offers the menu for United Nations Day at the college. The special…