Stories about "Teaching and education"
Expert in ethnomathematics, math history to give Sampson Lecture

Friday, August 29, 2008 12:00 pm

Ubiratan D’Ambrósio, an authority on the fields of ethnomathematics, math education and the history of mathematics, offers two talks at Bates College on Sept. 18. D’Ambrosio offers an informal look at 19th-century Brazilian mathematician Joaquim Gomes de Souza at 4:30 p.m. His second talk, Bates' annual Sampson Lecture, is titled "Ethnomathematics in a Global World" and begins at 7:30 p.m.

The Institute

Thursday, August 14, 2008 2:46 pm

I recently completed the first summer of my two summer leadership program for Black male college students called, The Institute for Responsible Citizenship. Every year, the Institute selects twenty-four of the most promising Black male college students in the nation, who posses great talent and capability to be a part of their program.

My first days with The Institute

Thursday, August 14, 2008 2:35 pm

On Saturday May 31st, 2008, I eagerly arrived for my first day with The Institute for Responsible Citizenship. I entered the Institute with very high expectations.

Roadtrip

Wednesday, August 13, 2008 2:41 pm

I have just started packing for my junior year at Bates and it still feels fresh. I’m a little nervous, very excited, and imagining my new room just off of Frye St.

Photos from El Camino de Santiago

Sunday, August 10, 2008 2:13 pm

The end of a 32-day journey, at Cape Finisterre, Spain.

Back in NY…

Friday, August 1, 2008 3:27 pm

Being home and preparing to head back up to Maine naturally makes me think of the end of the summer when I will be heading north for my sophomore year at Bates.

Summer program for math, science students going strong in second year

Friday, August 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Squeezing the equivalent of two semester-long courses into just six weeks, the second annual Hughes Summer Scholars Program at Bates has been a real academic workout for the students involved.

Economist Lynne Lewis measures dams' effects on property values

Monday, July 7, 2008 9:30 am

When a hydropower dam on Maine’s Kennebec River was taken out in...

Wabanaki high school students check out Bates

Wednesday, July 2, 2008 3:15 pm

As part of a program to raise aspirations and increase awareness of college opportunities, 10 high school students from Maine's Wabanaki tribes visited Bates, Bowdoin and Colby colleges over three days in early July. The program is just one example of "many coordinated efforts by the three colleges and tribal representatives" to reach out to the Native American communities, said Jared Cash '04, the Bates associate dean of admissions who coordinated the Bates visit.

Leading to change

Tuesday, July 1, 2008 3:27 pm

Shifting U.S. demographics intersect with Bates' forward-looking mission

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