Archives for "Teaching and education"
Seminar Series addresses "Entrepreneurship as Service"

Tuesday, January 11, 2000 3:27 pm

Executive directors from local nonprofit organizations and a national educational institute will discuss "Entrepreneurship as Service" at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Conference on crimes connected to the government to be held at Bates

Wednesday, January 5, 2000 3:18 pm

The 11th annual Maine Conference Investigating Crimes Committed by the FBI by will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 15, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Education forum to be held at Bates

Monday, March 1, 1999 11:42 am

"Where Are the Pressure Points for Changing Maine High Schools?" a two-hour open forum featuring a panel of Maine high-school educators, will be held at 7 p.m. March 15 in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The forum, sponsored by the Bates and Bowdoin college departments of education and the Maine Commission on Secondary Schools, is open to the public without charge.

Rethinking geoscience to be discussed at Bates

Friday, January 22, 1999 3:50 pm

Kate Hausbeck, Maralee Mayberry and Peg Rees, faculty members from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, will discuss "Just Beneath the Surface: (Re) Integrating Knowledge, (Re) Designing Geoscience Courses and (Re) Reading Geoscience Texts" from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 5 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates to hold symposium on education, religion and contemporary issues

Tuesday, January 5, 1999 12:24 pm

In the wake of a series of hateful acts directed toward a number of synagogues and churches in Maine, issues of preparing a new generation for an age of religious pluralism will be explored in a three-day symposium at Bates College Friday, Jan. 22, Jan. 23 and Sunday, Jan. 24, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Bates receives substantial grant for Longley Elementary partnership project

Wednesday, October 14, 1998 2:21 pm

The Bates College Center for Service-Learning has received an $89,000 grant from the National Corporation for Public Service for a partnership project with the city's Governor Longley Elementary School.

Historian to discuss civil rights and economic justice

Monday, April 27, 1998 3:29 pm

Howard Zinn, a civil-rights historian, playwright and award-winning author, will discuss Civil Rights and Economic Justice May 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Acclaimed essayist to discuss assisted suicide

Tuesday, April 7, 1998 1:54 pm

Nancy Mairs, an acclaimed essayist confined for many years to a wheelchair, discusses Life's Worth: Rethinking Who Lives, Who Dies in the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education at Bates April 20 at 7:30 p.m. in the Benjamin Mays Center. Also on April 20 in the Mays Center, at 4 p.m., Mairs will read from her recently published book Waist-High in the World: A Life Among the Nondisabled. The public is invited to attend both events free of charge.

Higher education expert to discuss technology's role in a changing Bates

Tuesday, March 17, 1998 3:58 pm

Stephen C. Ehrmann, vice president of the Teaching, Learning and Technology Affiliate of the American Association for Higher Education, will discuss Technology and the Transformation of Bates College March 25 at 4:10 p.m. in Chase Lounge. The public is invited to attend the Spring Symposium, and admission is free.

Maine education commissioner to lecture

Tuesday, March 17, 1998 3:54 pm

J. Duke Albanese, Maine's commissioner of education, discusses The Role of Education in Fostering Development (Part II: The Longer Term Perspective) March 20 at 7:30 a.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

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