Stories about "Teaching and education"
Lewiston Middle School hosts 'Diversity Day' for preschoolers

Tuesday, December 4, 2001 3:46 pm

Under the direction of a Bates College junior and two Lewiston Middle School (LMS) teachers, a group of eighth graders will host a hands-on "Diversity Day" for 30 preschoolers Wednesday, Dec. 5, in the Lewiston Middle School Library.

College debater launches high school parliamentary debate league in Washington, D.C.

Monday, December 3, 2001 4:10 pm

A student from a college with an internationally recognized debate program has helped high schools in the nation's capital launch a debate league of their own.

Online giving comes to Bates

Wednesday, November 28, 2001 9:08 am

Beginning Dec. 5, alumni, parents and friends may go online with their credit card to make gifts to the Bates Fund.

School choice researcher speaks at Bates

Friday, November 9, 2001 1:43 pm

In a lecture titled "The Surprising Consensus on School Choice," education reform expert Jay P. Greene discusses his research Monday, Nov. 26, at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College, 70 Campus Avenue.

Bates takes part in premiere science education institute

Monday, November 5, 2001 2:56 pm

Five members of the Bates College science faculty took part last August in an institute sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). The outcome of the five-day summer institute was a new national initiative called Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER).

Lecture makes case for classroom diversity

Monday, October 29, 2001 9:46 am

Professor Patricia Gurin, an expert defense witness in lawsuits challenging the University of Michigan's race-based admission policies, discusses her research supporting classroom diversity at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Photographer of Navajo code talkers launches Native American Heritage Month

Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:40 pm

Bates College will celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a series of events sponsored by the Multicultural Center, beginning with a talk by photographer Kenji Kawano, author of the book "Warriors: Navajo Code Talkers" (Northland Publishing Company, 1990), Thursday, Nov. 1, in Chase Hall Lounge.

Lecture examines racial profiling during World War II, after Sept. 11

Tuesday, October 23, 2001 1:34 pm

Glenn Kumekawa, a leading public-planning expert and a veteran of a World War II relocation camp for Japanese Americans, discusses the implications of the relocation camps in the post-Sept. 11 civic environment at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 25, in Chase Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The public is welcome at no charge and refreshments will be provided.

What national publications are saying about Bates

Wednesday, October 10, 2001 8:23 am

National college guides and magazines continue to rank Bates College among the best liberal arts colleges in the nation.

Gender issues expert continues "Difference" lecture series

Tuesday, September 25, 2001 8:39 am

Noted sociologist and writer Allan Johnson will discuss issues of social inequality and privilege in his lecture, "Privilege, Power, and Difference," Tuesday, Sept. 25, in the Bates College Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

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