Stories about "Global perspectives"
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Photo story: Short Term in Kingston, Jamaica

Friday, August 7, 2015 1:04 pm

In Jamaica for Short Term, Professor of Anthropology Charles Carnegie asked his students to reflect on the social ideals that motivate their career interests. He asked them to imagine translating those ideals into action. In words and photographs are some of the answers to those prompts.

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Slideshow: 12 student offerings from the 2014 Barlow off-campus photo exhibition

Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:00 pm

"The exhibition is part of how we help returning students reconnect to the Bates community," says David Das.

2013 Davis Project for Peace recipient Aunt Myint '14. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Three Bates students receive Davis Projects for Peace awards

Thursday, April 18, 2013 3:39 pm

Initiatives to foster Mideast dialogue and nurture collaborative conversations in Myanmar have garnered Davis Project for Peace awards for three students.

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Multimedia: Cultural collisions drive Kroepsch honoree

Thursday, March 14, 2013 2:37 pm

For anthropologist Loring Danforth, helping students navigate their own cultural collisions is "important and interesting.”

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Harvard president, Olympic gold medalist among Inauguration Day panelists

Thursday, October 18, 2012 2:29 pm

How does the world inspire ideas? How do ideas like competition and collaboration play out in the world?

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

Friday, September 7, 2012 1:59 pm

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

First-year students Natacha Danon, left, and Olivia Krishnaswami are sharing a Davis Projects for Peace grant for a project in India. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
First-years receive Projects for Peace grant to support NGO in India

Tuesday, May 8, 2012 10:17 am

Two first-year students have received a Projects for Peace grant to stimulate economic growth and support a rural education initiative in India.

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Sonja Pieck, Kroepsch Award recipient, to discuss education as activism

Thursday, November 17, 2011 10:16 pm

Sonja Pieck, assistant professor of environmental studies and co-recipient of the 2011 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

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Video: Mustafa and Romina say “Hello!”

Thursday, November 3, 2011 6:46 pm

Mustafa Basij-Rasikh ’12 of Kabul, Afghanistan, and Romina Istratii ’12 of Athens,...

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

Friday, October 28, 2011 8:00 pm

For Alyson Ewald ’90, Bates was like a diving board, and her...

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