Archives for "Teaching and education"
February 25, 2009 12:17 pm
Bryan McNulty, director of Communications and Media Relations at Bates, was quoted in a Bloomberg.com story about colleges offering new, three-year programs to students looking to save money.
February 13, 2009 1:10 pm
Various news outlets, including an Associated Press item in the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported on the appointment of H. Scott Bierman ’77 as president of Beloit College.
February 10, 2009 1:58 pm
I decided to extend my studies at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. Last semester I began to develop great relationships with students and increase my involvement with organizations at Morehouse. Therefore, I thought it wwould be best to stay another semester. Also, I had this feeling that Morehouse would continue to help me develop a heightened social conscious as well as excellent personal development skills.
February 5, 2009 2:56 pm
Professor of German Denis Sweet launched an experiential Short Term course in 2008 that “really deals with one’s self, one’s place in the world and one’s place in society.” He offers the life-changing course once again in Short Term 2009.
January 30, 2009 3:15 pm
In an opinion column in the The Des Moines Register, Scott King ’75, director of the Office of International Students and Scholars at the University of Iowa, wrote about his trip to Iraq for an education forum, where he and other higher-education leaders discussed the country’s plan to send 10,000 Iraqi college students to the U.S. and other English-speaking nations in each of the next five years.
January 30, 2009 3:11 pm
In The Providence Journal, Dan Doyle ’72, who turned 60 on Jan. 14, commented about becoming a septugenerian Baby Boomer
January 21, 2009 12:00 pm
Jeffrey Miron, senior lecturer and director of undergraduate studies in Harvard University’s economics department, presents a lecture titled “Bankruptcy or Bailout: A Libertarian Perspective on the Financial Crisis”.
January 15, 2009 2:11 pm
In my second class of my first day of the new semester, I was taken aback. The professor, who I only knew through one other class, taken two years ago, recognized me and remembered my name. He walked up to me as soon as he entered the room and said, “Graham, right?” I replied, “You got it.” And he pointed out, “I see you’ve moved from sitting in the back of the class to the front in four semesters.” Later, while reviewing the syllabus, he announced, ‘Graham here works at the Ronj, and has previously arranged video showings for my class. Can we do that again this year?
December 11, 2008 3:14 pm
Closing Dec. 13 is a major photographic exhibition at the Bates College Museum of Art offering alternative perspectives on the intriguing, dynamic Chinese cityscape. Stairway to Heaven: From Chinese Streets to Monuments and Skyscrapers showcases work by 17 Chinese artists who examine how economic reform, a new influx of personal wealth and rapid industrialization have changed the urban environment.
November 19, 2008 11:10 am
Thomas Wenzel, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry, received a nearly $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to create an entirely online undergraduate curriculum in analytical chemistry that’s distinctive in two ways.