Archives for "Bates values"

Friday

February 28, 2014 10:40 am

Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra to perform acclaimed song cycle about job loss

Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra to perform acclaimed song cycle about job loss

Ethan Lipton & his Orchestra perform the song cycle “No Place to Go” on March 7.

Friday

February 28, 2014 5:56 am

‘Agent provocateur’ Thomas Tracy is 2014 Kroepsch honoree for excellence in teaching

‘Agent provocateur’ Thomas Tracy is 2014 Kroepsch honoree for excellence in teaching

For students, the intrinsic value of studying philosophy is a “richer and more interesting life.”

Thursday

February 27, 2014 12:03 pm

Longtime activist for indigenous rights, sustainability to speak on environmental stewardship

Longtime activist for indigenous rights, sustainability to speak on environmental stewardship

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, speaks at Bates on March 3.

Tuesday

February 25, 2014 4:17 pm

Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

Bates presents lecturers offering insight into mathematics and medical technology on Feb. 26 and 28.

Tuesday

February 25, 2014 3:48 pm

In its ninth year, F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase expands roster, stylistic reach

In its ninth year, F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase expands roster, stylistic reach

“This year’s lineup in the ninth annual F.A.B. Winter Dance Showcase is a testament to the health and diversity of…

Friday

February 21, 2014 10:41 am

Yahoo buys Wander, social-media startup co-founded by Jeremy Fisher ’06

Yahoo buys Wander, social-media startup co-founded by Jeremy Fisher ’06

In 2013, Wander created Days, an app that lets users gather their photos and GIFs in a daily, shareable package. “Days is a way to share a day in your life,” Fisher says.

Thursday

February 20, 2014 8:00 am

Career-immersion program with Koru supports Bates’ purposeful work initiative

Career-immersion program with Koru supports Bates’ purposeful work initiative

With a goal of improving students’ career prospects through workplace immersion programs, “everyone wins,” says President Clayton Spencer.

Tuesday

February 18, 2014 1:10 pm

Indigenous rights and environmental activist Oren Lyons to discuss sustainability

Indigenous rights and environmental activist Oren Lyons to discuss sustainability

Chief Oren Lyons, a Native American leader and environmental activist, offers a lecture on March 3.

Tuesday

February 18, 2014 12:44 pm

Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Lundblad is “absolutely over the moon with delight” — for what the project will do for his research, his students and Bates itself.

Tuesday

February 18, 2014 12:25 pm

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

NPR reports on ‘first-of-its-kind’ national study by Hiss ’66 challenging the value of standardized tests

The study, says NPR, questions the predictive value of standardized tests and argues that they narrow the door of college opportunity.