Archives for "Areas of study"

Wednesday

May 15, 2002 9:56 am

In math as in juggling, it's OK to make mistakes

“I want my students to discover that in learning math, as in juggling, it is important to accept our mistakes, to pick up the pieces and to start over again until we get it right,” says David Haines, professor of mathematics at Bates College. Haines also encourages his students to juggle during class hours.

Monday

May 13, 2002 2:21 pm

Two students receive Philip J. Otis Fellowships

Two environmental studies majors at Bates College have received Philip J. Otis Fellowships to support research projects that will promote greater understanding of environmental issues and the connection between the environment and spirituality.

Wednesday

May 8, 2002 9:47 am

African-Ecuadorian writer and environmental activist to speak at Bates

African-Ecuadorian writer and environmentalist Juan Monaño will give a talk titled “Intercultural Adventure: Black Ecuadorians Have a Point of View” at 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, May 15, in Room G52 of Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Friday

April 26, 2002 8:12 am

Fulbright award supports graduate study in Germany for senior

Holli M. Cavender, a senior at Bates College from Austin, Texas, has received a Fulbright Student award for study in…

Thursday

April 25, 2002 8:17 am

Student awarded $32,000 Beinecke Scholarship

Andrea J. Brewer, a Bates College junior from Traverse City, Mich., has been awarded a $32,000 scholarship from the Beinecke Scholarship program.

Wednesday

April 24, 2002 4:16 pm

Major alumnus gift supports professorship

Robert J. Barro, the Robert C. Waggoner Professor of Economics at Harvard University, will deliver the Thomas Sowell Professorship of Economics inaugural lecture, titled Economics and Religion, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 2, in the Keck Classroom of Pettengill Hall. A reception will follow in Pettengill’s Perry Atrium, and the public is invited to attend the entire event free of charge.

Wednesday

April 24, 2002 3:29 pm

Lewiston High Science Fair features some 450 student projects

The third annual Lewiston High School Science Fair takes place from 3 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9 in the high school gymnasium, 156 East Ave. Presented in partnership with the Bates College Center for Service-Learning, the fair features nearly 450 projects created during the school year by students in grades 9 through 12.

Monday

April 22, 2002 4:25 pm

Bates presents films about Muslim life

Bates College presents “Films of Muslim Life”, a festival of award-winning films set in Iran and Senegal, at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays from May 1 through May 22 in Room 104 of the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell Street. A member of the Bates faculty or a Muslim student will host a discussion following each screening, and the public is invited to attend free of charge.

Monday

April 8, 2002 4:11 pm

Photographer presents 'Energy of Dance' at Bates museum

Michael Philip Manheim, a photographer living in Massachusetts, presents his distinctive depictions of Bates Dance Festival performers in an exhibit at the Bates College Museum of Art through Aug. 23. Manheim will discuss his work in a gallery talk from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6. The museum is open to the public free of charge.

Monday

April 8, 2002 3:52 pm

Glazer, guests offer a Schubertiade

Schubertiade – Pianist Frank Glazer and guests including soprano Christina Astrachan explore melodic themes that appear in both the vocal and instrumental music of Schubert. 3 p.m. Sunday, April 28, Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, Bates College, Russell Street, Lewiston. FREE. 207-786-6135.