May 22, 2009 2:50 pm
As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates’ Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.
April 25, 2008 10:09 am
Spring has sprung at Bates College, and students are taking advantage of the weather by flinging Frisbees on the Quad, relaxing by the Puddle…or digging for “bodies” at three mock crime scenes during Bates’ annual five-week Short Term.
May 15, 2002 9:56 am
“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.