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Tuesday

July 8, 2014 11:00 am

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Theory meets practice as students learned just where their food, quite literally, gets born.

Friday

May 23, 2014 10:33 am

Video: The Bobcat’s 1997 waterskiing trek across Lake Andrews and into college lore

Video: The Bobcat’s 1997 waterskiing trek across Lake Andrews and into college lore

When the Bobcat (Stu Abelson ’97) waterskied across Lake Andrews 17 years ago today, ABC News was there to cover the story. Take a look!

Thursday

May 22, 2014 3:00 pm

Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

The bane of many social science majors, statistics will be taught far differently next year, thanks to a student-faculty team led by Professor of Psychology Amy Douglass.

Friday

May 16, 2014 12:00 pm

Video: 11 moments from a Short Term geology kayak trip to a coastal Maine island

Video: 11 moments from a Short Term geology kayak trip to a coastal Maine island

Videographer Sarah Crosby transports you to Cranberry Isles for brief moments of geology, kayaking and camaraderie.

Friday

May 16, 2014 11:52 am

From the Galapagos, images and words from biology students and faculty

From the Galapagos, images and words from biology students and faculty

Short Term blog coverage from one of the world’s most extraordinary places to study ecology and evolutionary biology.

Wednesday

May 14, 2014 3:22 pm

Eight tips from digital innovators Schippers ’04 and Fisher ’06 steer students toward perfect pitch

Eight tips from digital innovators Schippers ’04 and Fisher ’06 steer students toward perfect pitch

In a new Short Term course on digital innovation, students make pitches to alumni who’ve been on both sides of the negotiating table.

Tuesday

May 13, 2014 2:42 pm

Video: Students dish out creativity in Iron Chef competition

Video: Students dish out creativity in Iron Chef competition

Seven students create dishes from their own recipes, with the “theme ingredient” being food available in Commons.

Thursday

April 17, 2014 2:37 pm

Short Term, alive and kicking and ‘optimized for experimentation,’ begins April 21

Short Term, alive and kicking and ‘optimized for experimentation,’ begins April 21

Two intriguing new programs this spring will play to Short Term’s founding tradition of innovation.

Monday

July 8, 2013 4:00 pm

Turkey: Through a Bobcat’s lens

Turkey: Through a Bobcat’s lens

This past Short Term, I took the course “Turkey: From Empire to State.” For part of the course, we ventured forth to Turkey.

Thursday

May 9, 2013 10:27 am

Heads-up for our neighbors: Fireworks planned for Sunday, May 12

Heads-up for our neighbors: Fireworks planned for Sunday, May 12

A student group at Bates will present fireworks over the college’s Lake Andrews starting around 9:15 p.m. Sunday, May 12