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Wednesday

May 15, 2002 9:56 am

In math as in juggling, it's OK to make mistakes

“I want my students to discover that in learning math, as in juggling, it is important to accept our mistakes, to pick up the pieces and to start over again until we get it right,” says David Haines, professor of mathematics at Bates College. Haines also encourages his students to juggle during class hours.

Monday

April 8, 2002 3:49 pm

Have a ball with the club: Bates College jugglers present first annual festival

The Bates College Juggling Club invites juggling enthusiasts to drop everything and come to campus for the first annual Bates College Juggling Festival, taking place from noon to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at the college’s Alumni Gymnasium. The festival is open to the public at no charge.