Archives for "Bates College Short Term"
W_140521_Performance_Dinner_Nezinscot_52
Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 11:00 am

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

4-abelson-waterski-puddle-021
Video: The Bobcat’s 1997 waterskiing trek across Lake Andrews and into college lore

Friday, May 23, 2014 10:33 am

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!

“If the course is ever going to appeal to students who are less comfortable with statistics, I need to understand the student experience,” says Professor of Psychology Amy Douglas. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

Thursday, May 22, 2014 3:00 pm

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.

web-140507_Kayaking_Cranberry_Isles_62
Video: 11 moments from a Short Term geology kayak trip to a coastal Maine island

Friday, May 16, 2014 12:00 pm

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

web2-GOPR0224_low
From the Galapagos, images and words from biology students and faculty

Friday, May 16, 2014 11:52 am

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

w_140506_Digital_Innovation_0005
Eight tips from digital innovators Schippers ’04 and Fisher ’06 steer students toward perfect pitch

Wednesday, May 14, 2014 3:22 pm

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

Screen Shot ironchef PM
Video: Students dish out creativity in Iron Chef competition

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 2:42 pm

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

A Short Term course on hydrogeology, taught by Associate Professor Beverly Johnson, visits the Bates-Morse Mountain Conservation Area. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Short Term, alive and kicking and ‘optimized for experimentation,’ begins April 21

Thursday, April 17, 2014 2:37 pm

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

Bates Assistant Professor of Politics Senem Aslan explains aspects of the structure of the building to a student in a mosque crowded by tourists. Phillip Dube '16/Bates College.
Turkey: Through a Bobcat’s lens

Monday, July 8, 2013 4:00 pm

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

Hathorn Hall is silhouetted against a Bates fireworks display. Photograph by Ken Zirkel.
Heads-up for our neighbors: Fireworks planned for Sunday, May 12

Thursday, May 9, 2013 10:27 am

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

Load more