Archives for "Impact"
February 18, 2014 12:25 pm
NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests
The study, says NPR, questions the predictive value of standardized tests and argues that they narrow the door of college opportunity.
February 10, 2014 2:42 pm
Items featuring Olympian Emily Bamford ’15, historian Amy Bass ’92, cultural critic Erica Rand and sports agent Peter Carlisle ’91.
January 31, 2014 12:37 pm
In Tanzania during the summer of 2013, Phillips Fellow Asha Mohamud ’15 learned a valuable lesson about perspective.
January 29, 2014 9:09 am
The $1.2 million renovation features the new Digital Media Studios, a boon for faculty and students who use the screen to teach and learn.
December 18, 2013 12:00 pm
Their paths are, quite literally, polar opposites.
November 19, 2013 5:21 pm
Essays, articles and poems in The Bates Student captured emotions and innocence.
November 8, 2013 9:55 am
Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event
The program is “all about aligning the students’ ambition with opportunities,” Spencer said.
November 7, 2013 11:55 am
Press Herald Q-and-A with Vets First Choice CEO Ben Shaw ’00 about a ‘transformative time’ in veterinary medicine
Shaw’s business partners with veterinarians to set up online stores offering animal medicines and supplies directly to owners.
November 7, 2013 11:32 am
A forum on youth homelessness in Maine and a talk by a leading climate change activist take place a day apart in presentations at Bates College.
November 1, 2013 10:38 am
“When you have talented teacher-scholars mentoring very bright, internationally oriented students, you get great results in the fellowship arena.”