Archives for "Diversity"
Jessica Clergeau '15 of Somerville, Mass., heads the line of models waiting to walk in the March 2013 Inside Africa Fashion Show (Michael Bradley/Bates College)
2015 ‘Inside Africa Fashion Show’ shares clothes, stories behind them

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 11:45 am

Bates College presents its fourth Inside Africa Fashion Show on March 7.

Marking its 25th, Muskie Archives offers discussions on Earth Day, diversity

Thursday, April 29, 2010 7:25 am

As Bates begins a yearlong celebration of the 25th anniversary of its Edmund S. Muskie Archives, panel discussions in May examine topics close to the late U.S. Sen. Muskie and to the college itself. Muskie '36 was a Maine governor, U.S. senator and U.S. secretary of state whose achievements included landmark environmental legislation. The changing meanings of Earth Day are at issue in a panel discussion at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 6, in the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. A panel the following week explores issues around diversity at Bates, which was the first co-educational college in New England and was founded by abolitionists. A Diverse History -- Race, Class and Gender at Bates College in the 19th Century. takes place at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, also in the archives.

Mount David Summit 2009: a multimedia presentation

Thursday, May 21, 2009 5:59 pm

This multimedia presentation features what has become a dynamic tradition at Bates: the annual Mount David Summit, held this year on April 3. An eagerly anticipated presentation of student scholarship, service-learning and creative work, the summit unfurls a panorama of the rich life of the student mind at Bates. Produced by Phyllis Graber Jensen.

Darwin anniversary series continues with Flock of Dodos

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 8:59 am

The year 2009 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of naturalist Charles Darwin and the 150th publication anniversary of The Origin of Species, the book in which Darwin set forth the theory of evolution.