Stories about "Diversity"
Speak to me of Bates Commencement: Quotables from some notables

Friday, May 11, 2018 11:15 am

Enjoy a smorgasbord of Bates Commencement quotes from Coretta Scott King, Elizabeth Strout '77, Robert De Niro, Gwen Ifill, Robert Reich, Desmond Tutu, and many more.

Look What We Found: Ann Marie Russell’s art evokes spreadsheets and connections

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 9:04 pm

Every day as she walks to her desk, Ann Marie Russell passes a piece of Haitian-made art.

Video: Brooke Drabkin ’18 values her relationship with Lewiston

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 1:42 pm

Spending time with Lewiston-Auburn's Jewish community, says Drabkin, has "opened my eyes to the differences that can exist in one tradition."

Human rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson to deliver 2018 Commencement address, joined by honorands Lynsey Addario, Jill Lepore, and Bob Ludwig

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 10:00 am

Stevenson's work has freed wrongfully convicted death-row prisoners, reduced excessive sentences given to others, and brought greater equality to the U.S. criminal justice system.

James Reese recalls the night of King’s assassination, and the 50 years since

Friday, April 6, 2018 11:00 am

Twelve years old in 1968, James Reese recalls the night he learned of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, and ponders unanswered questions of King's legacy.

In his inaugural lecture, Matthew Jadud calls for Digital and Computational Studies ‘for all our students’

Thursday, March 29, 2018 8:59 am

In his lecture as the inaugual holder of the Colony Professorship in Digital and Computational Studies, Matt Jadud describes how computing can intersect with the liberal arts at Bates — and how it already has.

Slideshow: Anarchy to zebrafish, Mount David Summit is an A-to-Z smorgasbord of smarts

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 5:25 pm

The summit is a living, breathing encyclopedia of student achievement at Bates.

Artist-in-residence Darsono brings lifetime of expertise to gamelan

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 4:51 pm

Darsono, a prominent Javanese performer and an artist in residence at Bates, has found that the college is surprisingly well-equipped for his teaching.

Look What We Found: A photograph of Franklin Roosevelt’s ‘Black Cabinet’

Friday, March 23, 2018 10:00 am

A framed photograph hangs in the office of Associate Professor of African American Studies Sue Houchins, a reminder of family and the power of education.

Video: Rakiya Mohamed ’18 looks forward to finding a path in two worlds

Friday, March 23, 2018 9:53 am

"I am a scientist, but I am also a scholar in African American studies. And I am going to find my way in both those worlds," says Rakiya Mohamed ’18 of Auburn, Maine.

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