Stories about "Teaching and education"
Mellon Learning Associates Program in the Humanities enhances students learning experience

Friday, January 30, 2004 10:07 am

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.

Pope.L’s Black Factory ramps up production

Thursday, October 30, 2003 10:47 am

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.

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

Thursday, October 2, 2003 11:15 am

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

Bates recognized for top academic experience

Wednesday, August 20, 2003 11:34 am

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.

College Republicans host school-choice debate

Tuesday, August 19, 2003 11:22 am

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.

National summit on undergraduate research to be hosted

Friday, August 1, 2003 11:03 am

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.

Wallace Funds head explains new philanthropic approach

Friday, March 14, 2003 2:01 pm

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.

Junior wins national award for service to Central Maine Adaptive Sports

Thursday, January 30, 2003 3:38 pm

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."

Grant supports public school programming at Bates museum

Monday, January 20, 2003 1:50 pm

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.

Bates offers workshops in response to racist group

Monday, December 23, 2002 2:25 pm

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.

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