Archives for "Intellectual rigor"

Monday

December 12, 2011 7:04 pm

Barlow grant supports senior’s Christmas presence in Ecuador

Barlow grant supports senior’s Christmas presence in Ecuador

At 6 a.m. Dec. 10, just hours after her last class of the semester, Tiarra Abell ’12 will begin her journey back to Ecuador, where she spent her junior semester.

Wednesday

December 7, 2011 4:56 pm

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

David Longdon ’14 reflects on his summer as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-oriented, sustainable urban agriculture program in Lewiston.

Monday

October 31, 2011 6:03 pm

Open to the World: Foreign becomes familiar in Roger Williams Hall

Open to the World: Foreign becomes familiar in Roger Williams Hall

Bates’ global reach has been a driving theme behind Open to the World: Bates Celebrates Unbounded Learning, a celebration of…

Tuesday

October 18, 2011 3:21 pm

NOVA intern Sarah Charley ’11 starts with a joke

NOVA intern Sarah Charley ’11 starts with a joke

Sarah Charley ’11 explains the Heisenberg uncertainty principle and how an electron can sometimes be like a “sheet crumpled into a ball” and other times like a “quilt spread across a bed”

Friday

October 7, 2011 9:18 am

With contemporary interest, Society of Antiquaries elects Michael Jones as Fellow

When Professor of History Michael Jones learned of his recent election as a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of…

Friday

September 9, 2011 2:01 pm

Video: What course are you excited to teach?

Video: What course are you excited to teach?

As faculty members joined the academic procession for Convocation on Sept. 6, we asked several professors a question: What course…

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 5:36 pm

Video: Francesco Duina's Convocation address on 'Winning'

Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina offers the keynote address at Convocation 2011. Duina is the author of the book Winning:…

Friday

September 2, 2011 3:19 pm

New York Times invites Douglass' commentary on eyewitness reliability

For its “Room for Debate” feature, The New York Times invites several leading scholars, including Associate Professor of Psychology Amy…

Wednesday

August 17, 2011 9:48 am

2011 graduates include first students from distinctive math and science program

Among the students who graduated from Bates College last May were 11 pioneers of a nationally distinctive program designed to increase diversity among students in mathematics and the sciences. The 11 graduates were the inaugural participants in the college’s first Summer Scholars program, launched in 2007.

Wednesday

June 1, 2011 11:27 am

Video: Commencement 2011 honorand panel discussion

The evening before Commencement, the honorary degree recipients gather in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall to share personal insights…