Archives for "Intellectual rigor"


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.


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.


March 22, 2004 3:08 pm

Third annual Mount David Summit celebrates student achievement

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.


March 19, 2004 9:25 am

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

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.


January 30, 2004 10:07 am

Mellon Learning Associates Program in the Humanities enhances students learning experience

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.


March 27, 2003 10:26 am

Mount David Summit celebrates student academic achievement

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.


December 18, 2002 3:16 pm

New study suggests that choice of college really matters

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


May 15, 2002 9:56 am

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

“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.


May 14, 2002 2:09 pm

Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg to speak at commencement

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.


May 13, 2002 2:26 pm

Professors awarded for excellence in teaching

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.