Archives for "Intellectual rigor"
Bates Matters: Homage to Hedley

Monday, December 21, 2009 10:49 am

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.

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

Thursday, December 3, 2009 9:01 am

The online magazine Miller-McCune.com highlights new research by Assistant Professor of Politics...

The Stanford Daily reports on symposium honoring art history professor Wanda Corn '62

Monday, November 30, 2009 3:32 pm

The Stanford Daily reports on the “Great American Thing,” a two-day symposium...

Video: South African dancer and choreographer Gregory Maqoma spends a week in residence

Thursday, November 19, 2009 9:31 am

“As a black African dancer, I am constantly expected to conform to...

Video: Lee Abrahamsen is at the heart of Bates' medical studies program

Wednesday, November 18, 2009 11:49 am

Each year, close to 90 percent of Bates students applying to medical...

Five Bates College alumni receive Fulbright Scholarships

Monday, October 26, 2009 1:28 pm

Five Bates College graduates are teaching and conducting research abroad this year thanks to scholarships from the Fulbright Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State.

Newsweek calls on President Hansen for roundtable on higher education

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 6:34 pm

For its October 26, 2009 cover story, Newsweek magazine called on President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and four other thought leaders in American higher education to "debate the merits of a three-year degree and assess the state of higher education."

The Chronicle of Higher Education dubs John Atchley '06 a 'new kind of Fulbrighter'

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 12:01 pm

The Chronicle of Higher Education profiles John Atchley ’06 in a story...

Brooks Quimby season off to strong start

Wednesday, October 7, 2009 2:50 pm

Bates College debaters started their season in style the weekend of Sept. 25-27 with a tournament win in Vermont and a strong showing at Boston University. Representing Bates' Brooks Quimby Debate Council, sophomores Colin Etnire and Ian Mahmud finished first out of 76 teams in a tourney at the University of Vermont on Sept. 27. (Debate teams comprise two people.) Beginning debaters acquitted themselves well that same weekend, as two Bates teams won three out of four rounds in a novice tournament at BU.

Faculty grant recipients honored in gathering

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 3:13 pm

Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to...

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