Stories about "Teaching and education"
Rwandan genocide survivor, Berthe Kayitesi, to speak at Bates

Friday, October 16, 2009 4:19 pm

Berthe Kayitesi, an author and a survivor of the Rwandan genocide of 1994, speaks on her experiences and the rebuilding of communities in post-conflict Rwanda at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 28, in the Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave. The lecture, titled "Tomorrow My Life: Orphans in Post-Genocide Rwanda," is open to the public and admission is free. It is part of the Civic Forum Series sponsored by the Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates.

Wenzel receives national honor for chemistry research

Friday, September 4, 2009 10:00 am

Thomas Wenzel, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry, has received the American Chemical Society's 25th Award for Research at an Undergraduate Institution, recognizing faculty at undergraduate institutions whose research has been widely recognized and who have contributed significantly to both the field of chemistry and the professional development of students.

The New York Daily News highlights Brooklyn high school students on path for college

Wednesday, September 2, 2009 9:43 am

The New York Daily News talks to recent graduates of the Urban...

Teens: Mix studies with fun, and plan ahead

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 8:52 am

First-year Bates student Pamela Ross '13 of Fairfield, Conn., offers advice for high-school readers of the Connecticut Post. "For students applying to college," she writes, "the process comes with many tasks that must be completed in a few short months. Along with schoolwork and extracurricular obligations, students fill out applications, write essays, visit schools and do admissions interviews. To tackle all these activities, you must dive into the process headfirst and avoid wasting time."

Report the SAT, or not

Monday, August 3, 2009 9:17 am

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.

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

Thursday, July 23, 2009 9:19 am

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.

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

Sunday, July 19, 2009 10:10 am

Interviewed on C-SPAN’s Washington Journal, Jamie Merisotis ’86, president and CEO of...

'Sacred Circle'

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 11:44 am

Visits aim to build bonds between Bates, Native Americans

Open Forum

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 11:00 am

Readers share comments about Bates Magazine.

Bates president receives alumnae honor as 'outstanding educator'

Friday, June 26, 2009 11:11 am

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

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