Archives for "Teaching and education"


August 3, 2009 9:17 am

Report the SAT, or not

In his letter to The New York Times, Bates vice president Bill Hiss ’66 responds to the story “The Other Side of ‘Test Optional'” by Lynn O’Shaughnessy.


July 23, 2009 9:19 am

Bates, Bowdoin share $150,000 grant to improve quantitative education

A national foundation that supports liberal arts education has awarded nearly $150,000 to Bates and Bowdoin colleges for a collaborative effort to strengthen students’ quantitative reasoning skills.


July 19, 2009 10:10 am

Jamie Merisotis '86 discusses President Obama's call to fund the nation's community colleges.

Interviewed on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, Jamie Merisotis ’86, president and CEO of the Lumina Foundation for Education, responds to President…


July 1, 2009 11:44 am

'Sacred Circle'

Visits aim to build bonds between Bates, Native Americans


July 1, 2009 11:00 am

Open Forum

Readers share comments about Bates Magazine.


June 26, 2009 11:11 am

Bates president receives alumnae honor as 'outstanding educator'

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has been honored as an outstanding alumna educator by the Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Association.


May 7, 2009 1:47 pm

Genova '92, author of best-selling Still Alice, to visit

Lisa Genova, a member of the Bates College class of 1992 whose self-published novel about a professor succumbing to early-onset…


May 4, 2009 10:44 am

Navigating rough economic seas

By drawing on inspirational ancestors and marshaling its community, Bates moves forward.


May 1, 2009 1:58 pm

Symposium explores promises, perils of ‘generation gap’ in tech, diversity

“We’re in the middle of a revolution,” Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen said at midday on April 30, “and it’s a hard place to see from.”


May 1, 2009 12:12 pm

Creative Studying

From left, Benji Horgan ’09, Jared Levy ’09 and Anne Sheldon ’09 study in the Imaging and Computing Center, a multidisciplinary facility dedicated to enhancing visual thinking and communication within the Bates community.