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Monday

May 20, 2013 9:40 pm

“MOOC” master discusses new teaching approach with Bates faculty

“MOOC” master discusses new teaching approach with Bates faculty

Professor Al Filreis of the University of Pennsylvania spoke about his belief that massively open online courses (MOOCs) can bring the humanities to the masses — and his belief that the kinds of courses Bates offers cannot and should not be replaced.

Thursday

April 4, 2013 12:00 pm

Ancient Greek and Latin fill stage and screen at Mount David Summit

Ancient Greek and Latin fill stage and screen at Mount David Summit

Greek and Latin students perform Plautus’ comedy Captivi and show a video of Euripedes’ tragedy Bacchae.

Tuesday

July 3, 2012 8:58 am

First day of school: President Clayton Spencer

First day of school: President Clayton Spencer

Clayton Spencer, Bates’ eighth president, began her first week in office with a couple of different kinds of greetings.