Archives for "Teaching and education"
My Guest Appearance on the Tavis Smiley Show

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 3:39 pm

Tavis’ “My America” program gives selected U.S. citizens the opportunity to offer a personal reflection on how the upcoming presidential election will have an immense affect on their lives. I decided to offer a personal testament on the relevance and importance of education for our nation.

Downtown Education Collaborative presents Envisioning Lewiston

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 12:00 pm

The Downtown Education Collaborative (DEC) officially opens its doors with a photographic exhibition about Lewiston from 4 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at its 219 Lisbon St. storefront center.

Sargent explores disconnect between principles and judgments

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 10:58 am

Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Sargent has received a grant of approximately $60,000 to support research into the brain's ability to link moral principles with specific judgments.

Yale psychologist to lecture about body-mind duality

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 12:20 pm

Paul Bloom, a professor of psychology at Yale, visits Bates College to offer a lecture exploring how humans think of bodies and souls at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

What's the Dam Point?

Saturday, November 1, 2008 11:46 am

Shortly after a press release announced Lynne Lewis' scholarly article on dam removal, the Bates environmental economist learned where her academic research really hits home.

The Packet— In death, the chance to know a Bates life

Saturday, November 1, 2008 9:40 am

Three times a year, I receive a packet from the editor of this magazine, a packet that no one else receives. In it are the stories of 50 or 60 people, all part of the Bates community in some way: alumni, faculty, staff. But they are united by more than being part of this community.

Cornfield as Classroom

Saturday, November 1, 2008 9:20 am

Food-oriented community projects provide more than physical nourishment.

Anthony Phillips ’10 talks about improving this country’s education system

Saturday, October 25, 2008 12:00 pm

Anthony Phillips '10, a double major in African American studies and philosophy from Philadelphia, offered a commentary for "My America 2008," a special election-year series of The Tavis Smiley Show, broadcast by Public Radio International.

Bates museum welcomes Maine artist Dahlov Ipcar for book signing

Wednesday, October 22, 2008 12:00 pm

Renowned Maine artist Dahlov Ipcar will be signing books to celebrate the Islandport Press' reprinting of The Little Fisherman, which she illustrated.

Autumn on Campus in Maine

Saturday, October 18, 2008 1:48 pm

My academic course load is really challenging this semester, but I am really happy with all of my classes. For instance, though I am a Religion major and a Philosophy minor, I registered to take an upper level History seminar on colonial America. It is a subject I wasn’t at all interested in or knew anything about. But all my friends who are History majors told me that Professor Hall was an amazing teacher. Though he was teaching a 100 level class this semester, I decided to take his 300 level seminar with only six other students. There has been tons of reading and writing assignments, but I have fallen in love with the material and the professor. That’s something special about Bates and the liberal arts experience. You don’t have to limit yourself to classes within your major, or even personal interests.

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