Archives for "Innovation"
President Emeritus Thomas Hedley Reynolds, champion of academic excellence, dies at 88

Thursday, September 24, 2009 2:29 pm

Thomas Hedley Reynolds, known for nearly three decades of transformational leadership at...

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

Thursday, September 24, 2009 11:13 am

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.

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

Friday, August 28, 2009 12:58 pm

An Inside Higher Ed essay by Bates cultural historian David Scobey suggests...

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

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 8:58 am

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.

The 2009 Bates Dance Festival in review

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 2:44 pm

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.

Report the SAT, or not

Monday, August 3, 2009 9:17 am

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.

Role-reversal ritual encourages new perspectives

Wednesday, July 29, 2009 12:39 pm

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

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

Thursday, July 16, 2009 3:39 pm

The Associated Press on July 7, 2009, reports a tweak to the...

Bare Bones

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 10:23 am

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

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

Friday, May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

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.

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