Archives for "Intellectual rigor"
Bates junior wins prestigious fellowship and internship at Cato Institute

Wednesday, April 14, 2004 11:31 am

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.

Third annual Mount David Summit celebrates student achievement

Monday, March 22, 2004 3:08 pm

Through poster presentations, panel discussions, exhibits and performances, more than 250 Bates College students will take part in the third annual Mount David Summit, starting at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, in Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road.

Graduate programs in law, health accept more than eight in 10 Bates College applicants

Friday, March 19, 2004 9:25 am

Eighty-six percent of Bates College seniors or alumni applying to graduate programs in the health professions were accepted for matriculation in fall 2003. Meanwhile, 84 percent of Bates seniors or graduates who applied to programs in law were accepted.

Mellon Learning Associates Program in the Humanities enhances students learning experience

Friday, January 30, 2004 10:07 am

Thanks to the New York-based Andrew Mellon Foundation, a Spanish poet and three Maine experts in the performing arts will join author Carolyn Chute and others in a learning associates program at Bates College.

Mount David Summit celebrates student academic achievement

Thursday, March 27, 2003 10:26 am

A cavalcade of academic stars is ready to dazzle the College community and campus visitors at the second annual Mount David Summit, noon-8 p.m. Sunday, March 30.?? More than 100 students, working in 22 disciplines with 40 professors and assistants in instruction, will present poster displays, panel talks, artistic and musical performances and multimedia offerings at Pettengill Hall and other campus locations.

New study suggests that choice of college really matters

Wednesday, December 18, 2002 3:16 pm

Does the type of school an undergraduate attends really make a difference? A new survey of college and university alumni suggests that it does.

In math as in juggling, it's OK to make mistakes

Wednesday, May 15, 2002 9:56 am

"I want my students to discover that in learning math, as in juggling, it is important to accept our mistakes, to pick up the pieces and to start over again until we get it right," says David Haines, professor of mathematics at Bates College. Haines also encourages his students to juggle during class hours.

Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg to speak at commencement

Tuesday, May 14, 2002 2:09 pm

Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg, recognized internationally as one of the world's most profound thinkers and as a scientist who bridges the literacy gap for general audiences, will receive an honorary doctor of science degree and speak at the 136th commencement at Bates College.

Professors awarded for excellence in teaching

Monday, May 13, 2002 2:26 pm

Claudia Aburto Guzman, assistant professor of Spanish, and Carole Taylor, professor of English.Two members of the Bates College humanities faculty have received this year's Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching. The recipients are Claudia Aburto Guzman, assistant professor of Spanish, and Carole Taylor, professor of English.

Two students receive Philip J. Otis Fellowships

Monday, May 13, 2002 2:21 pm

Two environmental studies majors at Bates College have received Philip J. Otis Fellowships to support research projects that will promote greater understanding of environmental issues and the connection between the environment and spirituality.

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