Archives for "Intellectual rigor"

Thursday

September 24, 2009 11:13 am

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

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.

Friday

September 11, 2009 2:05 pm

Common practices and principles for the "liberated consumer"

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

Wednesday

August 5, 2009 3:20 pm

Alumni survey will help Bates assess science, math programs

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.

Wednesday

August 5, 2009 3:17 pm

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

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.

Friday

July 24, 2009 12:54 pm

John Kelsey's neuroscience lab brings in the brains

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.

Wednesday

July 15, 2009 4:12 pm

Psychologist awarded grant for eyewitness testimony research

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.

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 11:34 am

Scene Again: 1893-Women and Men

For the first time since the school’s founding, the “young ladies of the freshman class at Bates outnumber the young men.”

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 11:09 am

Arts' Desire

A sociology class plumbs the depths of student interest in creative arts at Bates

Friday

June 26, 2009 11:11 am

Bates president receives alumnae honor as 'outstanding educator'

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has been honored as an outstanding alumna educator by the Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Association.

Thursday

June 25, 2009 9:36 am

Dan Berman '08, 'statistics ace,' finds flaws in Iran's election data

A story by The Boston Globe reveals how Daniel Berman ’08, a graduate student at St. Andrews University in Scotland and self-described elections junkie, has “leaped beyond the blogosphere and into the global headlines” with a co-written article that points out “data-driven evidence of widespread election irregularities” in Iran.