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Posts by Doug Hubley


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Friday

April 8, 2011
4:33 pm

Porst '11 receives Projects for Peace award to build first school in a remote Andean community

During a community dinner on the eve of her departure from a remote Peruvian community, Hannah Porst ’11 asked residents of this mountain village how she could thank them for their hospitality. What we really need, they told her, is a school. Now Porst has received a $10,000 Projects for Peace grant — covering a third of the cost of her initiative and making it possible for the school to be built this summer.

Wednesday

April 6, 2011
1:21 pm

Events Schedule: April 2011, revised

Hello from Bates! This revised listing of public events at the college during April 2011 reflects cancellations, event updates and…

Tuesday

April 5, 2011
3:48 pm

Bates student composers present thesis work in evening concerts

Music majors Ben Taska ’11, Peter Gurney ’11 and Alex Koster ’11 present their senior thesis compositions in 7:30 p.m. concerts this month in the Olin Arts Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Taska’s work will be performed on Sunday, April 10; Gurney’s on Friday, April 15; and Koster’s on Wednesday, April 27.

Tuesday

April 5, 2011
2:03 pm

Campus Construction Update: April 5, 2011

A little more than a year after its beginning, the renovation of Hedge and Roger Williams halls is at its peak. That’s speaking numerically, at least. The counts of both subcontracting firms and workers on site will top out during the next few weeks, according to project manager Paul Farnsworth. The number of “subs,” as construction folk call ‘em, under lead contractor Wright-Ryan Construction will be up to 19 or so. And about 90 workers will be swinging hammers, slinging slate and stringing cables.

Monday

April 4, 2011
2:45 pm

Student endeavors shine brightly at 10th annual Mount David Summit

As happens every year, the Mount David Summit made a beehive of Pettengill Hall.

Friday

April 1, 2011
10:43 am

Update: Bates storm-related cancellations

The Bates College Choir concert slated for Friday, April 1, has been canceled due to weather, the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall has announced.

Monday

March 28, 2011
2:41 pm

Storytelling approach to teaching science gets results for Kroepsch recipient

Praised by students for her creativity and clarity in conveying the complex technical and moral aspects of neuroscience, Assistant Professor of Psychology Nancy Koven is one of this year’s two recipients of the Bates College award for superior teaching.

Monday

March 28, 2011
2:24 pm

Current, former students honor Koven, Pieck for excellent teaching

Sonja Pieck, assistant professor of environmental studies at Bates, and Nancy Koven, assistant professor of psychology, are this year’s recipients of the Bates award for superior teaching. They are co-winners of the Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Tuesday

March 22, 2011
10:06 am

Campus Construction Update: March 22, 2011

Flooded ceilings seem to be a theme in this week’s Campus Construction Update.

Tuesday

March 22, 2011
9:53 am

Campus Construction Update, March 22: Hedge and Roger Williams halls

If a contractor told us that it was time to flood our ceiling, we would take exception. For one thing, it would make a big mess. For another, we can flood our own ceiling, thank you, and often have.