Archives for "Annual events"

Friday

September 9, 2011 2:01 pm

Video: What course are you excited to teach?

Video: What course are you excited to teach?

As faculty members joined the academic procession for Convocation on Sept. 6, we asked several professors a question: What course…

Thursday

September 8, 2011 6:58 pm

Multimedia: an academic community begins its 154th year

Phyllis Graber Jensen captures the scenes of Convocation, which welcomed approximately 500 members of the Class of 2015 and marked…

Thursday

September 8, 2011 4:53 pm

'Persistence' was the secret for international students delayed by Irene

One in four of the international students coming to Bates experienced some sort of delay due to Hurricane Irene, estimated…

Thursday

September 8, 2011 2:26 pm

Slide show: moving in and settling in during Orientation

Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Images from Bates Orientation for the Class of 2015 on Sept….

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 5:45 pm

Video: AESOP students work at a Habitat for Humanity project in Lewiston

Led by Erik Barth ’12 of Hanover, N.H., and Caroline Watson ’13 of McLean, Va., AESOP students work on a…

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 5:42 pm

Video: AESOP trip scenes from Grafton Notch

Video of a 2011 AESOP trip to Grafton Notch, produced by Taylor Blackburn ’15 of Atherton, Calif.

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 5:36 pm

Video: Francesco Duina's Convocation address on 'Winning'

Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina offers the keynote address at Convocation 2011. Duina is the author of the book Winning:…

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 5:31 pm

Video: President Cable explores 'our shared anthem" in Convocation address

In her Convocation Invitation to the College Community, President Cable transcended the usual convocation advice, instead asking the entire campus…

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 3:59 pm

Don’t be ruled by social constructs, ‘Winning’ author tells Convocation audience

“Become a sociologist of conscience, or perhaps an archeologist of culture,” the Bates College Class of 2015 was told as the new academic year began — in other words, this is your time to understand, and redefine, the social norms that guide us through life.

Tuesday

September 6, 2011 3:04 pm

Facing wind and rain, AESOP leaders held fast and thought faster

Bates’ student-run Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program expeditions are plenty stimulating all by themselves, but this year an uninvited guest called Tropical Storm Irene upped the ante on the excitement.