Stories about "Teaching and education"
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Plenty of class: A student-teaching placement links Bates generations

Thursday, March 9, 2017 3:13 pm

Feeling blue about civic society in a post-factual era? Then here's student teacher Elizabeth Erbafina '17 teaching seventh graders about using evidence in their writing.

Surrounded by scaffolding and newly clad in siding to match the adjacent Cutten Maintenance Center, the Renewable Fuel Oil tank is shown on Jan. 19, 2017. (Doug Hubley/Bates College)
Bates in the News: March 10, 2017

Thursday, March 9, 2017 12:51 pm

The media explain why pot is legal in Maine yet illegal at colleges like Bates, and why Bates is a case study of why a biofuel company might expand to Maine.

Marcus Bruce '77, the college's Benjamin E. Mays Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies, listens to his students on Dec. 8 during his class on Benjamin Mays. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Q&A: Marcus Bruce ’77 on Benjamin Mays, MLK, and the ongoing struggle for emancipation

Friday, January 6, 2017 12:50 pm

Bruce, the college's Benjamin Mays Professor, explains why Mays — Class of 1920, great 20th-century civil rights leader, and mentor to Martin Luther King Jr. — offers hope for "a new birth of freedom."

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Students, guest speaker present education symposium at Bates

Monday, April 6, 2015 2:47 pm

The Bates College education department hosts a symposium comprising student presentations followed by a keynote address on April 8.

Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen
Rosamond Toomey ’33 turns 103, and the Hartford Courant takes note

Friday, November 8, 2013 9:15 am

A Phi Beta Kappa mathematics major at Bates, she went on to a long teaching career.

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$11.5 million Catalyst Fund will support ‘transformational change’ at Bates College

Monday, October 28, 2013 11:34 am

The money will be spent, over and above our annual operating budget, over five years to move forward on key college initiatives.

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In pursuit of a coaching career, Lindsay Cullen ’13 seeks ‘mix of academics and athletics’

Thursday, June 27, 2013 4:42 pm

Cullen begins her coaching career at Dickinson College as an assistant with the cross country and track programs.

All smiles, Drew Gallagher '11 poses with a group of his students at Bruce-Monroe Elementary School in Washington, D.C. Photo courtesy of Drew Gallagher '11.
Gallagher ’11 makes a splash in D.C. schools, garners hometown attention

Monday, February 25, 2013 9:32 am

Drew Gallagher '11 believes all his students "have the ability to rise."

President-elect Clayton Spencer becomes the college's eighth president on July 1, 2012. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen.
Chronicle blogger says Spencer appointment a ‘best’ moment in 2011

Thursday, January 12, 2012 2:30 pm

Chronicle of Higher Education blogger Richard Kahlenberg, who writes about innovation in...

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Video: Selections from the Leadership Symposium on Cost, Value and Financial Aid

Wednesday, November 2, 2011 5:46 pm

Video clips of the five speakers at the Leadership Symposium on Cost,...

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