Archives for "Bates values"

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.

Thursday

February 13, 2014 11:05 am

Bates Arts Society builds online showcase for creative work at Bates

Bates Arts Society builds online showcase for creative work at Bates

Clean and elegant, the student-produced site features an Instagram feed of artworks and a promotional video providing a whirlwind glimpse of the arts at Bates.

Monday

February 10, 2014 2:42 pm

Bates-related Olympics news items from campus, Sochi and in between

Bates-related Olympics news items from campus, Sochi and in between

Items featuring Olympian Emily Bamford ’15, historian Amy Bass ’92, cultural critic Erica Rand and sports agent Peter Carlisle ’91.

Thursday

February 6, 2014 4:10 pm

Ladd Library’s new online CBB catalog has a back-end surprise

Ladd Library’s new online CBB catalog has a back-end surprise

The most intriguing aspect of the new CBBcat might be that collaboration is at its core.

Friday

January 31, 2014 3:59 pm

Three days, three big Bates concerts: songs of Hanns Eisler, Glazer’s 99th, singer McCalla

Three days, three big Bates concerts: songs of Hanns Eisler, Glazer’s 99th, singer McCalla

In three separate performances Feb. 7-9, Bates presents Maine’s best-known pianist, music by Austrian composer Hanns Eisler and a concert by Leyla McCalla.