Archives for "Intellectual rigor"

Thursday

April 29, 2010 3:29 pm

Slide show features 2010 Mount David Summit

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. The slide show features what has become a dynamic tradition at…

Thursday

April 22, 2010 4:23 pm

Mellon Foundation awards $150,000 grant to support 'Choices for Bates' initiatives

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Bates College a $150,000 grant that recognizes President Elaine Tuttle Hansen’s leadership at…

Tuesday

March 30, 2010 1:01 pm

Student work in limelight at Mount David Summit

The ninth Mount David Summit, Bates College’s annual celebration of student academic achievement, takes place at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, in Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). More than 400 students will participate in this year’s summit, making it the largest ever. At Pettengill and additional locations, in concurrent sessions throughout the afternoon, students will present research posters, talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings.

Monday

January 11, 2010 9:26 am

Calendar of events for 2010 Bates Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Sunday, Jan. 17 7 p.m. Worship service: A sermon by Barbara D. Savage, Geraldine R. Segal Professor of American Social…

Thursday

January 7, 2010 5:49 pm

2010 Martin Luther King Jr. Day Workshops

The following workshops will be held in Pettengill Hall (unless otherwise noted), Monday, Jan. 18: Session I, 1 to 2…

Tuesday

January 5, 2010 1:54 pm

Sunday Times of Sri Lanka publishes essay by Watson recipient Dissanayake ’09

In the Sunday Times of Colombo, Sri Lanka, economics and theater major Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 writes about last July’s Grahamstown…

Wednesday

December 23, 2009 7:46 am

A Place We Can Talk

A Place We Can Talk

In Alex Dauge-Roth’s Short Term course, Bates students learn with, not from, orphan survivors of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda.

Wednesday

December 23, 2009 6:12 am

The Right Questions

Wagner’s peace psychology journal adds to the discussion about torture and interrogation.

Monday

December 21, 2009 10:49 am

Bates Matters: Homage to Hedley

Like other members of the post–World War II baby boom who went into academe, I emerged from graduate school in the mid-1970s. Here at Bates, a new generation of professors like Martin Andrucki, Mark Semon, Steve Kemper, and Carole Taylor — plus many others, boomers all — arrived in response to what was promised them: the opportunity to be vigorous scholars and great teachers.

Thursday

December 3, 2009 9:01 am

Miller-McCune.com highlights immigrant research by politics professor Clarisa Perez-Armendariz

The online magazine Miller-McCune.com highlights new research by Assistant Professor of Politics Clarisa Perez-Armendariz suggesting that the presence of Mexican…