Archives for "Teaching and education"
February 11, 1998 2:29 pm
The Maine-based Libra Foundation founded by Elizabeth Noyce has awarded Bates College a $1-million grant to support the construction of the college’s new $18- million academic building, scheduled for completion in the summer of 1999.
February 11, 1998 2:11 pm
Christopher J. Gousse of Lewiston and Brian H. Houston of Poland have been named inaugural recipients of a Bates College scholarship fund awarded annually to children of Bates employees.
January 26, 1998 12:03 pm
Jim Weaver of the Portland Masjid and Islamic Center will discuss “A Muslim’s Perspective” as part of a Bates College lecture series “Spiritual Journeys: Stories of the Soul” at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 10 in the Benjamin Mays Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
January 21, 1998 12:12 pm
Benjamin Santer, lead author of an international report linking human activity and global climate change, will discuss the political and scientific debate about global warming at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 in Chase Hall Lounge. The public is invited to attend the inaugural environmental studies lecture, and admission is free.
January 7, 1998 12:29 pm
An award-winning film, a discussion with the foremost authority on violence in America and a lecture by a distinguished theologian are among the offerings in a series of workshops and presentations at Bates College Jan. 18-19 to honor the late Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. The public is invited to attend all events free of charge.
January 6, 1998 12:34 pm
Ellen E. Parr Doering, chief of the air toxics section of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, will deliver a lecture titled “Mercury in Maine’s Environment” at Bates College on at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12 in Carnegie Science 204. The public is invited and admission is free.
November 3, 1997 2:48 pm
William Strickland, creator of successful job training programs involving the arts, will deliver a lecture titled “The Arts, Education, Economic Growth and Community Building” as part of the Creative Approach to Public Policy lecture series at 7:30 p.m. November 17, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.
May 1, 1997 11:52 am
Stanton Wortham, assistant professor of education at Bates College, has been honored with the Maine Campus Compact’s Faculty Service-Learning Award. Wortham was recognized for designing several innovative service-learning projects, including a program in which Latino Bates students tutor and mentor Latino schoolchildren in S.A.D. 52 (Turner, Maine) schools.
April 30, 1997 4:23 pm
Bates College is one of 10 colleges and universities competitively selected to participate in a three-year initiative designed to strengthen undergraduate science for women.
March 26, 1997 9:56 am
Poet Maya Angelou will receive an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Bates College on April 3 at 11 a.m. as part of the college’s annual Founders Day Convocation. Angelou, acclaimed poet, playwright, educator, historian, actress, civil rights activist, producer and director, will address the audience in Merrill Gymnasium.