Stories about "Bates values"
School choice researcher speaks at Bates

Friday, November 9, 2001 1:43 pm

In a lecture titled "The Surprising Consensus on School Choice," education reform expert Jay P. Greene discusses his research Monday, Nov. 26, at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College, 70 Campus Avenue.

Bates conservation area awarded for service

Thursday, November 8, 2001 2:47 pm

On Nov. 2, the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area (BMMCA) Corporation, which owns the coastal research area administered by Bates College, received the Partnership Service Award from the Androscoggin Valley Soil and Water Conservation District.

Bates takes part in premiere science education institute

Monday, November 5, 2001 2:56 pm

Five members of the Bates College science faculty took part last August in an institute sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). The outcome of the five-day summer institute was a new national initiative called Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER).

Bates creates center for community partnerships

Friday, November 2, 2001 3:13 pm

To assure that the valuable relationships forged between Bates College and the community endure and grow, a new Center for Community Partnerships has been created, Bates President Donald W. Harward announced Friday, Nov. 2.

Bates speaker to discuss young venture developers

Friday, November 2, 2001 3:10 pm

Evette Rios, a member of Bates Class of 1999 and an entrepreneur in network marketing, will discuss strategies and ethics for new entrepreneurs Monday, Nov. 5, in Chase Hall Lounge at Bates College.

Bates partners with Mount Desert Island laboratory in $5.5 million NIH grant

Wednesday, October 31, 2001 3:30 pm

For Bates College, a $5.5 million grant to Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) will translate into many more biomedical research opportunities for students and support for an expanded network of biomedical researchers. The National Institutes of Health grant was announced Tuesday (10/30/01) in Salisbury Cove, home of MDIBL.

Lecture makes case for classroom diversity

Monday, October 29, 2001 9:46 am

Professor Patricia Gurin, an expert defense witness in lawsuits challenging the University of Michigan's race-based admission policies, discusses her research supporting classroom diversity at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Bates ranks seventh in number of physics graduates

Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:23 pm

In a survey of more than 500 colleges whose ultimate degree is a baccalaureate, the American Institute of Physics ranked Bates College seventh in the number of physics majors it graduates annually.

'Coming Home To Eat' author speaks

Thursday, October 11, 2001 8:09 am

Gary Paul Nabhan, who spent a year eating only foods produced in the desert Southwest within 250 miles of his home, discusses that experience at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College Tuesday, Oct. 23.

Renowned peace activist to speak

Monday, October 1, 2001 8:41 am

Nobel Peace Prize nominee Elise Bjorn-Hansen Boulding will discuss how the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks might affect prospects for world peace in a lecture at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 11, in Chase Hall at Bates.

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