Archives for "People and groups"

Friday

November 8, 2013 9:55 am

Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

Harvard media report on President Spencer, ‘godmother’ of Crimson Summer Academy, speaking at anniversary event

The program is “all about aligning the students’ ambition with opportunities,” Spencer said.

Monday

November 4, 2013 9:37 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Travis Gould, physics

Bates welcomes new faculty: Travis Gould, physics

“Being in the classroom is something I always find immediately rewarding,” says Bates physicist Travis Gould. “I feel like I’m making a difference for somebody.”

Wednesday

October 30, 2013 3:41 pm

Economics, politics faculty shed light on Capitol madness

Economics, politics faculty shed light on Capitol madness

Economics and politics faculty helped demystify Washington’s recent troubles in an Oct. 23 panel presentation.

Monday

October 28, 2013 11:34 am

$11.5 million Catalyst Fund will support ‘transformational change’ at Bates College

$11.5 million Catalyst Fund will support ‘transformational change’ at Bates College

The money will be spent, over and above our annual operating budget, over five years to move forward on key college initiatives.

Monday

October 28, 2013 9:23 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Jonathan Cavallero, rhetoric

Bates welcomes new faculty: Jonathan Cavallero, rhetoric

“I’m interested in the cultural place of the movies, and how they help us think about social identities,” says Jonathan Cavallero, assistant professor of rhetoric.

Monday

October 21, 2013 4:28 pm

Bates welcomes new faculty: Lydia Barnett, history

Bates welcomes new faculty: Lydia Barnett, history

To some people, says historian Lydia Barnett, Hurricane Sandy signified something more than merely physical phenomena.

Monday

October 21, 2013 10:00 am

Dean of Students Tedd Goundie to step down at end of 2013–14 academic year

Dean of Students Tedd Goundie to step down at end of 2013–14 academic year

President Clayton Spencer said, “I am deeply grateful to Tedd for leading our student life program with exceptional thoughtfulness and a steady hand during a time of transformational change.”

Wednesday

October 9, 2013 3:44 pm

Video: For V-12 participants, a time to celebrate and remember

Video: For V-12 participants, a time to celebrate and remember

Seventy years after they learned the basics of Navy life on the Bates campus, nine alumni of the college’s V-12…

Wednesday

September 4, 2013 1:12 pm

Convocation 2013: Preparing for a well-aligned life

Convocation 2013: Preparing for a well-aligned life

During Convocation 2013, President Clayton Spencer offered an address that drew connections between the education that the new students are beginning and the lives Bates hopes to prepare them for.

Monday

August 26, 2013 4:38 pm

Portland paper quotes Spencer on Obama plan to rate colleges’ cost and value

Portland paper quotes Spencer on Obama plan to rate colleges’ cost and value

The Portland Press Herald sought the opinion of the Bates president, among others, about the new proposal.