Archives for "Teaching and education"


May 26, 2011 12:04 pm

Video: Dick Gregory and the ‘end of recess’

Video: Dick Gregory and the ‘end of recess’

The activist expounds upon a pointed social and educational observation that “recess is over.”


November 18, 2010 2:32 pm

John J. Margarones '48, professor emeritus of education, dies at 87

Professor Emeritus of Education John J. Margarones ’48, who helped to transform teacher education at Bates from a classroom-based endeavor…


September 17, 2010 11:30 am

Speaker biographies for African Refugee Health: Best Practices

Here are speaker biographies for African Refugee Health: Best Practices. The conference’s nearly three dozen presenters include healthcare workers from across the country and beyond; faculty in diverse disciplines from Bates and other colleges; and interpreters, social workers, counselors and other experts in breaching cultural factors that impede refugee access to healthcare.


September 17, 2010 8:18 am

Doyle '72 offers commentary on coaching and life lessons

In an commentary, Dan Doyle ’72, an authority on sports in America and internationally, encourages youth coaches to go…


August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

The Valpo Surf Project

• Click the thumbnails below to view the slide show In Valparaiso, Chile, Jon Steuber ’08, Henry Myer ’08 and…


June 3, 2010 2:48 pm

Indianapolis Star publishes personal essay by Merisotis '86

In a personal essay for The Indianapolis Star, Jamie Merisotis ’86, a Bates trustee who heads the Lumina Foundation for…


April 9, 2010 4:45 pm

Projects for Peace grants to support Zambia, Afghanistan programs

Two Bates College students have received 2010 Davis Projects for Peace awards to fund development initiatives in Zambia and Afghanistan….


February 25, 2010 4:42 pm

Slide show features 2010 President for a Day

• View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen Day Tripper President for a Day…


January 4, 2010 12:08 pm

A Girl’s Life documents the aspirations of Sonia Luna ’13

A Girl’s Life, a PBS documentary by researcher and author Rachel Simmons examining the challenges facing young women growing up…


December 17, 2009 2:15 pm

New (and Young) Orleans

But for enthusiastic and committed twenty- and thirty-somethings, New Orleans is an alluring story of opportunity, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to plunge into the trenches of what may be the world’s largest urban renewal project.