Stories about "Justice and poverty"
Thursday, November 16, 2023 11:33 am
Dániel Karsai, a Hungarian human rights lawyer, has ALS and wants the right to die with dignity. Vecsey, a Bates faculty member and voice expert, is helping him voice his case before the European Court for Human Rights, Nov. 27–28.
Friday, November 3, 2023 10:37 am
Pain and worry had ruled days and nights since the Lewiston shootings. But now, at twilight on a frosty fall day, there could be, and were, smiles everywhere as children and families flocked from the Lewiston community to the Bates campus.
Thursday, May 25, 2023 10:42 am
This year's Senior Address at Commencement will be offered by Rishi Madnani ‘23 of Langhorne, Pa., who came to Bates with two major expectations about his path forward. And both were upended.
Aaliyah Moore ’24, an ‘exceptionally talented and determined Bates student,’ wins 2023 Truman Scholarship
Friday, April 28, 2023 3:52 pm
Aaliyah Moore ’24 of Phoenix, Ariz., has received a Truman Scholarship for graduate studies to gain the skills to tackle systematic disparities within the U.S. legal and foster-care systems.
Friday, July 1, 2022 4:08 pm
A big gathering of friends, family, colleagues, and admirers gathered to remember John Jenkins and to dedicate the span as the John T. Jenkins Memorial Bridge.
Thursday, January 27, 2022 11:54 am
Trish Morse '60 recalls Commencement 2000, sitting with Archbishop Desmond Tutu on the Coram Terrace, watching the academic procession arrive, and talking — a conversation she recalls often, particularly after learning of his death in December.
Friday, January 21, 2022 11:44 am
Five speakers on MLK Day at Bates, Maine-based thinkers, practitioners, and activists, offered personal narratives and insights that vividly captured the day's theme, "What I Mean When I Say: Decolonization and Liberation."
Sociologist Ken Kolb ’98: Well-intentioned efforts to fix food deserts are ‘flawed’ and miss the point
Thursday, January 20, 2022 9:44 am
Access to better food is championed by the foodie movement, says Furman University sociology professor Ken Kolb '98, but "there's really no evidence that increasing access will actually change the way people eat."
Thursday, January 13, 2022 12:05 pm
It's a term you may have heard — "decolonization" — without fully grasping its meaning or relevance. If that's true for you, then welcome to Bates' 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observance.
Friday, October 29, 2021 10:47 am
Bates professors offer a range of perspectives on racial justice, reparations, and housing inequity during a discussion inspired by the Bates production of the play The Luck of the Irish.