Archives for "Teaching and education"
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.
July 7, 2008 9:30 am
When a hydropower dam on Maine’s Kennebec River was taken out in 1999, not everyone agreed that was a good…
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.
July 1, 2008 3:27 pm
Shifting U.S. demographics intersect with Bates’ forward-looking mission
July 1, 2008 2:59 pm
While outdoors, she looked within and found a new sense of place
July 1, 2008 10:39 am
The Harward Center and a fledgling Lewiston museum weave a working partnership.
June 23, 2008 12:00 pm
Bates College has appointed Kelly Kerner as vice president for college advancement, a role that oversees the college’s fundraising, alumni relations and communications operations.
June 1, 2008 12:00 pm
‘Responsive and willing’ is how curator Dumas describes faculty interest in Museum L-A projects, while Scobey notes that faculty engages about half of Bates’ 1,700 students in ‘significant community-based learning,’ from internships to research.
May 25, 2008 3:07 pm
“This college’s commitment to service and social change is in its DNA,” literary scholar Pauline Yu told some 440 members of the graduating Class of 2008. “And now it’s in yours.”
May 13, 2008 10:08 am
Feb. 13, 1980, was Day 102 of the hostage crisis in Tehran, Iran. But for globetrotting freelance journalist William Worthy ’42, it was just another day in just another post-revolution country.