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Friday

May 8, 2009
2:52 pm

Facilities Master Plan: Forum, Open Houses start May 13

Bates College is updating its 2004 Facilities Master Plan. The Facilities Master Plan addresses current and future needs for the…

Friday

May 8, 2009
11:13 am

Bates students help young Native Americans see themselves in college

Bates College students spent a week of April encouraging Native American schoolchildren in Maine to picture themselves attending college in the state.

Friday

May 1, 2009
1:58 pm

Symposium explores promises, perils of 'generation gap' in tech, diversity

“We’re in the middle of a revolution,” Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen said at midday on April 30, “and it’s a hard place to see from.”

Monday

April 20, 2009
1:42 pm

Powering Up

The annual Presidential Symposium

Friday

April 17, 2009
4:07 pm

Food in the Bates curriculum: A tasting menu

You eat where you are: In her course “Back East, Down South, Out West: Regions in American Culture,” history professor…

Friday

April 17, 2009
1:49 pm

'Diversity and Technology' is theme for presidential symposium

President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced the program and speakers for the third annual presidential symposium at Bates College. Titled The Teaching and Learning Shift: Diversity and Technology in the Twenty-First Century, the event explores ways in which Bates faculty and staff must both expand their knowledge of how students learn and deepen their capacity to engage them.

Wednesday

April 15, 2009
8:34 am

Hughes Travel Grants send academic stars into the public sphere

Like a sports team taking its game on the road, Bates’ best and brightest academic stars take their research into…

Friday

April 10, 2009
12:16 pm

Seniors' development plan for Tanzanian town named Project for Peace

Two Bates seniors have received a 2009 Davis Projects for Peace award for their plan to create an economic stimulus project in an African village.

Wednesday

April 1, 2009
3:54 pm

Mount David Summit highlights student research across disciplines

The eighth annual Mount David Summit, Bates College’s annual celebration of student academic achievement, takes place April 3. More than 280 students are participating in this year’s summit. In concurrent sessions throughout the afternoon at Pettengill Hall, participants present research posters, short talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings.

Tuesday

March 31, 2009
9:33 am

Bates, Guiding Stars to provide nutritional guidance for campus dining

Known for its progressive food-service practices, Bates has announced a pioneering partnership with the highly regarded nutrition navigation system Guiding Stars. First implemented in 2006 and now used in some 1,400 grocery stores, the science-based Guiding Stars system rates foods with zero to three stars highlighting items according to good, better or best nutritional value, respectively.