Archives for "Teaching and education"
Monday, May 7, 2001 2:53 pm
Nayder's forthcoming Cornell University Press book, "Unequal Partners: Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins and Victorian Authorship," explores the collaborative relationship between Dickens and Collins.
Saturday, May 5, 2001 3:09 pm
Seven Bates juniors have been named 2001 Phillips Student Fellows and will each receive grants of up to $10,000 for summer research projects.
Saturday, May 5, 2001 9:47 am
Bates College students Megan Gadsby of St. Michaels, Md.; Elizabeth Kreischer of Arlington Mass.; John Minor of Wilmington, N.C.; and Christopher Westcott of Princeton, N.J., have been named 2001 Phillip J. Otis Fellows.
Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:35 pm
The Bates College Planeteers, a group of Bates environmental economics students, have successfully purchased an emissions permit good for one ton of sulfur dioxide in the 2001 Acid Rain Allowance Auction held annually by the Chicago Board of Trade.
Friday, March 16, 2001 8:14 am
A.J. Clegg, chairman and chief executive officer of Nobel Education Dynamics Inc., will discuss Educational Ventures: The Charter School as part of the second annual Bates Seminar Series in Entrepreneurship on Monday, March 19, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.
Wednesday, March 14, 2001 4:14 pm
A Presidential Search Committee has been formed by the Bates College Board of Trustees to evaluate candidates and nominate a successor to President Donald W. Harward.
Thursday, March 1, 2001 2:35 pm
Bates College has received a $1.3 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the nation's largest private supporter of science education from elementary school through postdoctoral studies.
Wednesday, September 13, 2000 3:03 pm
Peter J. Hilton, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Mathematics, State University of New York at Binghamton, and Distinguished Professor of Mathematics, University of Central Florida at Orlando, will discuss "Code-breaking in World War II" at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, in the Keck Classroom, Pettengill Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture, and admission is free. Refreshments will be served immediately following the lecture.
Wednesday, August 23, 2000 3:31 pm
Jonathan Kozol, who has combined a career in teaching and social activism with more than 30 years of writing about the needs of America's poorest children, will officially open the 146th academic year at Bates College with the convocation address "Ordinary Resurrections" at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6, on the college's main quadrangle. The public is invited to attend the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education free of charge. Rain site will be the Clifton Daggett Gray Athletic Building.
Monday, July 10, 2000 3:44 pm
Brunswick resident Anne Wescott Dodd, chair of the Department of Education at Bates College, has received the 2000 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching. The two-part award includes a $1,000 prize and a $1,500 discretionary fund to support Dodd's teaching.