Stories about "Diversity"
Video: Statue of Benjamin Mays ’20, ‘prophet of freedom,’ unveiled

Thursday, November 9, 2017 3:29 pm

Bates was well-represented at the unveiling of the Dr. Benjamin E. Mays Statue in Greenwood, S.C., on Nov. 4.

Bates at Night: Diwali comes to Bates with dancing, dinner, and sparklers

Friday, October 27, 2017 12:10 pm

For first-year Armaan Mecca of Chennai, India, his first Bates Diwali was “so special because I didn’t think I’d experience something like this outside India.”

Bates in the News: Oct. 27, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:19 pm

Ibram Kendi explains the fundamentals of antiracism, Katie Burke '03

Explaining how to be an ‘antiracist,’ Ibram X. Kendi rattles conventional wisdom

Thursday, October 26, 2017 2:11 pm

Author Ibram X. Kendi gave a talk titled "How to Be an Antiracist" at Bates College. It’s advice he’s abundantly qualified to offer.

Diversity at Bates, other consortium schools to benefit from $5.5 million grant

Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:58 am

The Creating Connections Consortium, which includes Bates College, has received a $5.5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to advance campus diversity.

Bates at Night: Gruesome Playground Injuries & The Black Box Theater

Thursday, October 12, 2017 10:52 am

Inside a recently swept Black Box theater on Wednesday evening around 7:30,...

Honors to Nathaniel Boone ’52, pioneering U.S. Marine, highlight Back-to-Bates awards

Friday, September 29, 2017 12:08 pm

Nathaniel Boone '52, who "persevered in the face of prejudice" to become a U.S. Marine, received the Alumni Community Service Award at Back to Bates.

Bates debuts one-of-a-kind search engine for diverse children’s books

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 2:28 pm

A Bates College team led by Krista Aronson has created the Diverse BookFinder, a set of resources that makes diverse children’s books newly findable.

U.S. Sens. Collins and King commend Bates in announcement of $250K Diverse BookFinder grant

Tuesday, September 26, 2017 1:45 pm

On Sept. 7, U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King announced that a federal agency had awarded $250,000 to Bates College's Diverse BookFinder.

Removing Confederate monuments is only a starting point, Bates panelists say

Thursday, September 21, 2017 1:46 pm

Removing monuments to Confederate leaders means little without an understanding of why they were created, how racism persists today, and how to move forward.

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