Archives for "Innovation"

Thursday

September 24, 2009 2:29 pm

President Emeritus Thomas Hedley Reynolds, champion of academic excellence, dies at 88

Thomas Hedley Reynolds, known for nearly three decades of transformational leadership at two Maine educational institutions, died Tuesday, Sept. 22,…

Thursday

September 24, 2009 11:13 am

President Emeritus Thomas Hedley Reynolds, champion of academic excellence, dies at 88

Thomas Hedley Reynolds, known for nearly three decades of transformational leadership at two Maine educational institutions, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, at his home in Newcastle, Maine, after a long illness. He was 88 years old.

Friday

August 28, 2009 12:58 pm

David Scobey tells Inside Higher Ed readers that colleges should launch community news organizations

An Inside Higher Ed essay by Bates cultural historian David Scobey suggests how colleges might respond to the decline of…

Tuesday

August 25, 2009 8:58 am

New Hampshire Public Radio interviews Chris Danforth '01, co-creater of a way to measure worldwide happiness in real time

New Hampshire Public Radio interviews Chris Danforth ’01, an applied mathematician at the University of Vermont, and colleague Peter Dodds, who have created a way to measure worldwide happiness in real time, as expressed in blogs and Twitter.

Tuesday

August 11, 2009 2:44 pm

The 2009 Bates Dance Festival in review

A mini documentary introducing the four components of the Bates Dance Festival: The Young Dancers Workshop; The Professional Training Program; The Youth Arts Program; The Presenting Series.

Monday

August 3, 2009 9:17 am

Report the SAT, or not

In his letter to The New York Times, Bates vice president Bill Hiss ’66 responds to the story “The Other Side of ‘Test Optional’” by Lynn O’Shaughnessy.

Wednesday

July 29, 2009 12:39 pm

Role-reversal ritual encourages new perspectives

President for a Day, a tradition started three years ago by President Elaine Tuttle Hansen, reinforces the Bates goal of learning to see other perspectives

Thursday

July 16, 2009 3:39 pm

'Guiding Stars' supermarket program, used at Bates, gets a tweak, Associated Press reports

The Associated Press on July 7, 2009, reports a tweak to the Guiding Stars program, a food star rating system…

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 10:23 am

Bare Bones

In ancient fish bones, archeologist Bruce Bourque and geochemist Beverly Johnson find a contemporary story.

Friday

May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates’ Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.