Stories about "Teaching and education"
Picture Story: MLK Day 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018 12:16 pm

Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo of the Bates Communications Office portray moments from the college’s 2018 MLK Day observance.

MLK Day 2018: Education is ‘the key to the kind of society we need’

Thursday, January 18, 2018 3:38 pm

In an era when enlightenment seems to be draining from U.S. society, Bates on MLK Day was a source of replenishment, choosing education its theme.

Look What We Found: Mara Tieken’s green, battered, and beloved armchair

Wednesday, January 17, 2018 3:00 pm

Call it ugly, and she’ll agree, but Mara Tieken still loves the green chair for its personality and history, if not its Mad Men style.

Look What We Found: Kirk Read’s methuselah bottle of champagne

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 1:59 pm

A shuttered shop’s model bottles are now applaudable props for pedagogical dramas.

Diversity at Bates, other consortium schools to benefit from $5.5 million grant

Thursday, October 26, 2017 11:58 am

The Creating Connections Consortium, which includes Bates College, has received a $5.5 million grant from the Mellon Foundation to advance campus diversity.

Look What We Found: Andrew Kennedy’s Compound Microscope

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:40 pm

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Andrew Kennedy has a microscope in his Dana...

Bobcat First! helps first-gen students find success that lasts

Thursday, October 12, 2017 1:18 pm

The Bobcat First! program for first-generation-to-college students at Bates College promotes participants’ success at Bates and beyond.

New professors launch Bates careers, forge bonds just like first-years

Friday, September 22, 2017 12:33 pm

We know that students can be grouped by class year. Perhaps less obvious, but equally telling, are ways that faculty can be grouped.

Look What We Found: Chip Ross’ colorful 1990s fractal poster

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:51 pm

Bates mathematician Chip Ross won't toss a 20-year old coloring project. “This was a labor of love for me. I put my heart and soul into it.”

John Creasy, who ushered in the thriving modern era for geology at Bates, dies at age 71

Monday, June 26, 2017 2:01 pm

“We were in awe of him, but his intensity was contagious. There was so much respect for him: I wanted to work my butt off to impress John, to achieve for John.”

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