Archives for "Teaching and education"

Friday

February 13, 2004 12:21 pm

Phillips Exeter coach to share spiritual insights at Bates College

David Weber, English faculty member and cross-country track coach at Phillips Exeter Academy, will share spiritual truths discovered during three decades of coaching and teaching in his talk, “Coaching the Heart: Coaching, Teaching, Writing and the Spiritual Path” at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, in Skelton Lounge, Chase Hall, 56 Campus Avenue.

Friday

January 30, 2004 10:07 am

Mellon Learning Associates Program in the Humanities enhances students learning experience

Thanks to the New York-based Andrew Mellon Foundation, a Spanish poet and three Maine experts in the performing arts will join author Carolyn Chute and others in a learning associates program at Bates College.

Thursday

October 30, 2003 10:47 am

Pope.L’s Black Factory ramps up production

Working up to an April 2004 premiere at the Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, acclaimed visual and performance artist William Pope.L is collecting raw material for his “Black Factory” project from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 13, in Chase Hall Gallery at Bates College, where he teaches.

Thursday

October 2, 2003 11:15 am

Wall Street Journal cites Bates for 'elite' grad-school preparation

Bates is included in a new Wall Street Journal ranking of 50 colleges and universities that “send the most students to elite grad schools.”

Wednesday

August 20, 2003 11:34 am

Bates recognized for top academic experience

The latest editions of the nation’s “go-to” college guides and magazines continue to rank Bates College among the best U.S. liberal arts colleges.

Tuesday

August 19, 2003 11:22 am

College Republicans host school-choice debate

Education experts on both sides of the school-choice issue debate the question in an event organized by the Bates College Republicans at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 24, in the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. The panel discussion — titled “School Choice: The Right Choice for Maine?” — is open to the public at no charge.

Friday

August 1, 2003 11:03 am

National summit on undergraduate research to be hosted

From Aug. 2 through 4, forty-nine leaders in chemistry research from U.S. academic institutions, industry and funding agencies will attend a national Undergraduate Research Summit at Bates.

Friday

March 14, 2003 2:01 pm

Wallace Funds head explains new philanthropic approach

In a March 7 talkdesigned to “remove the shroud of mystery” from the world of foundation philanthropy, the president of the Wallace–Reader’s Digest Funds described how that organization has fundamentally changed its modus operandi.

Thursday

January 30, 2003 3:38 pm

Junior wins national award for service to Central Maine Adaptive Sports

Junior Lori E. Jessup of Hatboro, Pa., has received a national award for working with disabled Maine skiers as part of the third annual Glamour magazine-sponsored “Best of You” contest, honoring women for “their personal best quality to make a difference in the world.”

Monday

January 20, 2003 1:50 pm

Grant supports public school programming at Bates museum

A two-year, $50,000 grant recently received by the Museum of Art will support educational programming for 400 local middle school students at the museum. The grant supports the museum’s Thousand Words Project.