Stories about "Intellectual rigor"
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...

Beloit Daily News covers inauguration of Scott Bierman '77

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 10:47 am

The Beloit Daily News covers the Sept. 25, 2009, inauguration of H....

President Emeritus Thomas Hedley Reynolds, champion of academic excellence, dies at 88

Thursday, September 24, 2009 2:29 pm

Thomas Hedley Reynolds, known for nearly three decades of transformational leadership at...

President Emeritus Thomas Hedley Reynolds, champion of academic excellence, dies at 88

Thursday, September 24, 2009 11:13 am

Thomas Hedley Reynolds, known for nearly three decades of transformational leadership at two Maine educational institutions, died Tuesday, Sept. 22, at his home in Newcastle, Maine, after a long illness. He was 88 years old.

Common practices and principles for the "liberated consumer"

Friday, September 11, 2009 2:05 pm

Making better choices by going deep, taking the time, making the connection, staying focused.

Alumni survey will help Bates assess science, math programs

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 3:20 pm

As part of a general assessment of its science and math programs, Bates is requesting that alumni who majored in those areas take part in a survey about their post-Bates careers.

Bates, Bowdoin share $150,000 grant to improve quantitative education

Wednesday, August 5, 2009 3:17 pm

A national foundation that supports liberal arts education has awarded nearly $150,000 to Bates and Bowdoin colleges for a collaborative effort to strengthen students' quantitative reasoning skills.

John Kelsey's neuroscience lab brings in the brains

Friday, July 24, 2009 12:54 pm

If you’re a student in Professor of Psychology John Kelsey’s neuroscience laboratory, you might get a chance to co-author a research article. And if you’re Kelsey, your students might inspire you to explore a new area of neuroscience. "My research is done with my students and through my students," says Kelsey.

Psychologist awarded grant for eyewitness testimony research

Wednesday, July 15, 2009 4:12 pm

A psychology professor at Bates College has won a National Science Foundation grant to study the effects of interaction between interviewers and eyewitnesses in obtaining testimony.

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