Stories about "Benjamin Mays"
Thursday, May 28, 2020 1:09 pm
Even as COVID-19 puts it to the test, the 2010 mission statement is a cultural touchstone for Bates.
Friday, October 25, 2019 10:51 am
Recalling Elijah Cummings and Benjamin Mays, a friendship between American and Chinese artists, and a math professor explains her favorite theorem.
Friday, June 14, 2019 9:21 am
At a Reunion seminar, rhetoric professor Charles Nero explains how Benjamin Mays used religion, gender, and citizenship to reject white supremacy and claim emancipation.
Thursday, February 28, 2019 3:33 pm
Fraught and frustrating efforts by Bates to get the national Delta Sigma Rho debate society to admit black members reveals a stark conflict between Bates’ ideals and the reality in which it operated.
Friday, March 2, 2018 11:36 am
Meet African American alumni Henry Chandler, Stella James, Benjamin Mays, John Davis, William Worthy, and Peter Gomes.
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 1:10 pm
O'Neil has literally written the book on sustainable and efficient solutions to the problems of global health inequity.
Friday, January 6, 2017 12:50 pm
Bruce, the college's Benjamin Mays Professor, explains why Mays — Class of 1920, great 20th-century civil rights leader, and mentor to Martin Luther King Jr. — offers hope for "a new birth of freedom."
Sunday, March 10, 2013 1:03 pm
Mays ’20, the great civil rights leader, never forgot Bates. And it works both ways.
Monday, October 29, 2012 5:00 pm
President Spencer tells an inauguration story familiar in its broad outlines but revealing in its particulars.
Friday, October 26, 2012 4:00 pm
Bates formally installed Ava Clayton Spencer, described by her former boss as the "embodiment of Bates values," as its eighth president before a gathering of 2,500 on Friday afternoon.