Archives for "Innovation"
November 11, 2008 1:20 pm
On Saturday October 4th, 2008 I flew to Los Angeles California to accept the 2008 Emerging Youth Leadership Award from The Tavis Smiley Foundation at its 2008 Salute to Youth Leadership Benefit. This award is given to “alumni member of the [Tavis Smiley] Youth to Leaders program who has demonstrated drive and determination toward becoming a leader.” I’m extremely humble to receive an honor from such a great foundation and from a individual whose contributions to our nation’s social fabric, I greatly admire, Tavis Smiley.
November 7, 2008 1:24 pm
Regardless of what presidential candidate you supported there is no doubt that Tuesday night was a special night for America. To see Barack Obama, an African-American, be elected as President of the United States, is truly something remarkable. Whether you’re a Republican or a Democrat, this is a historic moment in our country’s history and one that I know I will never forget.
November 7, 2008 12:00 pm
Peter Wong, a professor of mathematics at Bates, has received a grant of nearly $110,000 to support his research in topology.
November 1, 2008 4:07 pm
At the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area in September, Emily Chandler ’09 of North Yarmouth, Maine (above), with Dana Oster ’09 of Mercer Island, Wash., and Professor of Geology Mike Retelle, surveys Seawall Beach to monitor the transport and erosion of beach sediment.
November 1, 2008 3:06 pm
A chain of such experiential moments — the solo fast being just one of the more salient examples — stretched from one end of Short Term to the other. As far as I knew, nothing quite like “Wake Up!” had ever been tried at Bates before. It was a hybrid that wedded rigorous academic inquiry with direct, personal, unmediated experiential learning.
November 1, 2008 11:46 am
Shortly after a press release announced Lynne Lewis’ scholarly article on dam removal, the Bates environmental economist learned where her academic research really hits home.
November 1, 2008 9:24 am
Sylvan Ellefson ’09 and his Nordic teammates trust the Bates food chain.
November 1, 2008 9:20 am
Food-oriented community projects provide more than physical nourishment.
November 1, 2008 8:58 am
Anna Skarstad ’11 wants to be a farmer, but she’s not willing to hoe that row until she understands why.
October 28, 2008 4:00 am
Bates will screen For the Love of Small Scale and Fowl Play, documentaries made by Bates students about Maine food producers.