Archives for "Intellectual rigor"

Friday

March 31, 2006 12:00 am

Mount David Summit celebrates student achievement

Hundreds of Bates people and members of the local community flooded Pettengill Hall as the College mounted its fifth annual Mount David Summit on March 24. An eagerly anticipated presentation of student scholarship, service-learning and creative work, the summit unfurls a panorama of the rich life of the student mind at Bates.

Thursday

March 30, 2006 11:13 am

Stowe to follow pole-to-pole path of world's most-traveled birds

Spending up to eight months of the year in transit, arctic terns “migrate farther than any other bird — 40,000 kilometers every year,” says Andrew Stowe. “The length and duration of that migration is just absolutely mind-boggling and something I’ve been fascinated by. They can live up to 35 years, so you’re talking about a lot of distance covered and a lot of the world seen.”

Thursday

March 30, 2006 11:03 am

Harrow to investigate diverse approaches to child protection

Amanda Harrow has pursued her interest in child-protection policy and practice through an internship with the Massachusetts Department of Social Services and through her Bates senior thesis, which has examined interventional approaches to domestic violence through service-learning work at the Abused Women’s Advocacy Project, Lewiston.

Wednesday

October 12, 2005 3:54 pm

Lectures at Bates spotlight compelling issues

Lectures at Bates this week shed light on three diverse, yet equally momentous, realms of contemporary concern.

Wednesday

March 30, 2005 9:42 am

Fourth annual Mount David Summit celebrates student achievement

Offering poster presentations, panel discussions, exhibits and performances, more than 250 Bates College students will take part in the fourth annual Mount David Summit Friday, April 1, in Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road.

Friday

March 18, 2005 1:18 pm

French professor wins lifetime achievement award

Richard Williamson, Charles A. Dana Professor of French at Bates College, recently received the 2005 Sister Solange Bernier Lifetime Achievement Award.

Friday

March 4, 2005 11:13 am

Scholar-Athlete Society established at college

The new Bates Scholar-Athlete Society will include seniors nominated by their coaches who have compiled a 3.5 grade point average or have received a special nomination from faculty and staff for distinguished academic achievement in their junior and senior years.

Tuesday

May 18, 2004 10:09 am

Short Term starts here, goes everywhere

Bates students registering for Short Term might jot down the location of their class in a notebook or Palm Pilot, but they soon realize that a classroom is often just the starting point for a five-week adventure.

Monday

April 19, 2004 3:19 pm

Bates College names additional Phillips Student Fellow

Cynthia Freeman, a sophomore from Cameron, Ariz., has been named the seventh recipient of a 2004 Phillips Fellowship at Bates College.

Wednesday

April 14, 2004 11:31 am

Bates junior wins prestigious fellowship and internship at Cato Institute

A paid summer internship and fellowship working with national policy experts, journalists and academics at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C., has been awarded to Bates College junior Christopher Laconi of Falmouth, Maine.