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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.

Thursday

May 21, 2009
5:59 pm

Mount David Summit 2009: a multimedia presentation

This multimedia presentation features what has become a dynamic tradition at Bates: the annual Mount David Summit, held this year on April 3. An eagerly anticipated presentation of student scholarship, service-learning and creative work, the summit unfurls a panorama of the rich life of the student mind at Bates. Produced by Phyllis Graber Jensen.

Thursday

May 21, 2009
4:38 pm

Mount David Summit 2009 continues Bates tradition

More than 280 students participated in the eighth Mount David Summit, Bates College’s annual celebration of student academic achievement. In…