Stories about "Innovation"
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.
Friday, May 8, 2009 11:13 am
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
"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
The annual Presidential Symposium
Friday, April 17, 2009 4:07 pm
You eat where you are: In her course “Back East, Down South,...
Friday, April 17, 2009 1:49 pm
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
Like a sports team taking its game on the road, Bates’ best...
Friday, April 10, 2009 12:16 pm
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
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
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.