Archives for "Innovation"
Thursday, January 1, 2009 1:03 pm
Thomas Wenzel, a chemistry professor at Bates, has received a grant worth nearly $100,000 to support an online curriculum development project in analytical chemistry.
Tuesday, December 2, 2008 1:41 pm
It's official: WRBC just turned 50! If you live near campus, you can listen over the radio at 91.5 FM. The rest of world can check out a live webcast, read the station's history and interact.
Friday, November 14, 2008 5:08 pm
Blind from birth, Steve Hoad, Bates College Class of 1972, was raised...
Friday, November 14, 2008 5:02 pm
Professor of German Denis Sweet’s Short Term course “Wake Up! An Experiential...
Wednesday, November 12, 2008 12:00 pm
Choreographers Janis Brenner of New York City, Kellie Lynch of Connecticut and Tania Isaac of Philadelphia have developed dances with Bates students in the course "Dance Repertory Performance."
Tuesday, November 11, 2008 1:20 pm
On Saturday October 4th, 2008 I flew to Los Angeles California to accept the 2008 Emerging Youth Leadership Award from The Tavis Smiley Foundation at its 2008 Salute to Youth Leadership Benefit. This award is given to “alumni member of the [Tavis Smiley] Youth to Leaders program who has demonstrated drive and determination toward becoming a leader.” I’m extremely humble to receive an honor from such a great foundation and from a individual whose contributions to our nation’s social fabric, I greatly admire, Tavis Smiley.
Friday, November 7, 2008 1:24 pm
Regardless of what presidential candidate you supported there is no doubt that Tuesday night was a special night for America. To see Barack Obama, an African-American, be elected as President of the United States, is truly something remarkable. Whether you’re a Republican or a Democrat, this is a historic moment in our country’s history and one that I know I will never forget.
Friday, November 7, 2008 12:00 pm
Peter Wong, a professor of mathematics at Bates, has received a grant of nearly $110,000 to support his research in topology.
Saturday, November 1, 2008 4:07 pm
At the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area in September, Emily Chandler '09 of North Yarmouth, Maine (above), with Dana Oster ’09 of Mercer Island, Wash., and Professor of Geology Mike Retelle, surveys Seawall Beach to monitor the transport and erosion of beach sediment.
Saturday, November 1, 2008 3:06 pm
A chain of such experiential moments — the solo fast being just one of the more salient examples — stretched from one end of Short Term to the other. As far as I knew, nothing quite like "Wake Up!" had ever been tried at Bates before. It was a hybrid that wedded rigorous academic inquiry with direct, personal, unmediated experiential learning.