Archives for "Teaching and education"

Monday

December 23, 2002 2:25 pm

Bates offers workshops in response to racist group

In response to a Jan. 11 meeting in Lewiston planned by the World Church of the Creator, a national white supremacist and anti-Semitic organization, Bates College is working with the Lewiston-Auburn community to schedule alternative programs to oppose hatred and bias.

Thursday

October 10, 2002 3:33 pm

Acclaimed pedagogue to speak

Parker J. Palmer, named one of the 30 “most influential senior leaders” in a national survey of faculty and staff in higher education, gives a talk titled “Leading From Within: Reflections on Leadership, Community and the Inner Life” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue. Sponsored by the office of the Dean of the College at Bates College, the talk is open to the public at no charge.

Tuesday

September 10, 2002 2:12 pm

Scientist to discuss 21st-century chemistry

Harry Gray, Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry and founding director of the Beckman Institute of Technology at the California Institute of Technology, will deliver science lectures at 4 p.m. and at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Bates College. The public is invited to attend the inaugural George S. Hammond ’43 H’73 Eminent Scientist Lecture event, and admission is free.

Tuesday

May 14, 2002 2:09 pm

Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg to speak at commencement

Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg, recognized internationally as one of the world’s most profound thinkers and as a scientist who bridges the literacy gap for general audiences, will receive an honorary doctor of science degree and speak at the 136th commencement at Bates College.

Monday

May 13, 2002 2:26 pm

Professors awarded for excellence in teaching

Claudia Aburto Guzman, assistant professor of Spanish, and Carole Taylor, professor of English.Two members of the Bates College humanities faculty have received this year’s Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching. The recipients are Claudia Aburto Guzman, assistant professor of Spanish, and Carole Taylor, professor of English.

Friday

March 8, 2002 9:03 am

Game of Life co-author discusses impacts of college sports

James Shulman, co-author of a groundbreaking examination of college sports’ impact on higher education, discusses his findings at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College.

Thursday

February 28, 2002 2:53 pm

Colby-Bates-Bowdoin study abroad program awarded Mellon Grant

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Colby, Bates and Bowdoin colleges a $490,000 grant to support study abroad programs. The grant will support the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin (CBB) Off-Campus Study Consortium for the next three years.

Wednesday

February 20, 2002 9:03 am

Performance honors pioneering geneticist

The scientific creative process comes alive in a one-woman performance. An actor-dancer from Massachusetts, Sharon Wyrrick performs The Search for Barbara McClintock, a multimedia piece about a pioneering woman geneticist, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Tuesday

February 19, 2002 3:22 pm

Maine natural history expert looks at past, future of Allagash

Dean B. Bennett, an expert on Maine’s natural history, discusses the history of the legendary Allagash Wilderness Waterway and current…

Tuesday

February 19, 2002 3:16 pm

Global warming at issue in annual Muskie Environmental Lecture

Kalee Kreider, manager of a national campaign to raise awareness about global climate change, assesses the effort to forestall global warming in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. Presented as the annual Muskie Environmental Lecture, the event is open to the public at no charge.