Stories about "Innovation"
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.

Bates students help young Native Americans see themselves in college

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.

Symposium explores promises, perils of ‘generation gap’ in tech, diversity

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."

Powering Up

Monday, April 20, 2009 1:42 pm

The annual Presidential Symposium

Food in the Bates curriculum: A tasting menu

Friday, April 17, 2009 4:07 pm

You eat where you are: In her course “Back East, Down South,...

'Diversity and Technology' is theme for presidential symposium

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.

Hughes Travel Grants send academic stars into the public sphere

Wednesday, April 15, 2009 8:34 am

Like a sports team taking its game on the road, Bates’ best...

Seniors' development plan for Tanzanian town named Project for Peace

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.

Mount David Summit highlights student research across disciplines

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.

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