Archives for "Teaching and education"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
May 31, 2000 12:17 pm
Donald W. Harward announced June 1 that he will conclude his tenure as president of Bates College in June 2002, at the end of the 2001-02 academic year.
May 30, 2000 12:02 pm
David Barlow, Bates College class of 1979, and his wife, Ann Barlow of Wellesley, Mass., have made a $1.5-million gift to support the experience of Bates students, faculty and alumni studying abroad, President Donald W. Harward announced.
May 17, 2000 3:34 pm
Desmond Tutu, archbishop emeritus of the Diocese of Cape Town and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his advocacy of racial justice in South Africa, will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters degree and speak at the 134th commencement at Bates College. Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College, will confer bachelor’s degrees on approximately 475 seniors at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29, in an outdoor ceremony in front of Coram Library. In case of rain, the graduation exercises will be held in the nearby Margaret Hopkins Merrill Gymnasium.