Archives for "Intellectual rigor"
Tuesday, May 23, 2006 12:00 am
The past retains its power to surprise today's students, as Alison Vander Zanden '06 learned during the winter. In a research project for the course "Sociology of Gender," taught by professor Emily Kane, Vander Zanden was the latest student to delve into the regulatory "Bates Blue Books" and advice booklets that prescribed the limits of student life at the college.
Friday, March 31, 2006 12:00 am
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
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
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 this week shed light on three diverse, yet equally momentous, realms of contemporary concern.
Wednesday, March 30, 2005 9:42 am
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
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
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
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
Cynthia Freeman, a sophomore from Cameron, Ariz., has been named the seventh recipient of a 2004 Phillips Fellowship at Bates College.