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Tuesday

October 20, 2009
6:34 pm

Newsweek calls on President Hansen for roundtable on higher education

For its October 26, 2009 cover story, Newsweek magazine called on President Elaine Tuttle Hansen and four other thought leaders in American higher education to “debate the merits of a three-year degree and assess the state of higher education.”

Sunday

May 11, 2008
12:45 pm

The Believing Game

Peer editing demands a desceptively simple act of faith.

Tuesday

March 28, 2006
12:00 am

Bates, Mount Holyoke awarded $65,000 for tech project

Bates and Mount Holyoke colleges have received a grant of $65,000 to fund the development of teaching tools in bioinformatics — the use of computing technology in biological research, such as gene mapping.

Thursday

January 13, 2005
10:02 am

Lecture to explore challenges to liberal arts education

Author Elizabeth Minnich speaks on the complex challenges of providing a liberal arts education Thursday, Jan. 20, in Chase Lounge, Bates College, Campus Avenue.

Monday

November 11, 2002
4:00 pm

What the national publications are saying about Bates

National college guides and magazines continue to rank Bates College among the best liberal arts colleges in the nation.

Tuesday

June 18, 2002
9:01 am

Economics department tops in scholarly publication citations

The Bates College Department of Economics ranks number one in terms of total citations per capita and third overall among 50 top liberal arts colleges studied.

Tuesday

June 4, 2002
8:47 am

Newprofessorship honors economist and commentator Thomas Sowell

Bates College has announced the creation of a new professorship in honor of Thomas Sowell, the economist, writer and commentator called America’s “most valuable public intellectual” for his challenge to orthodox thought across the spectrum of society.

Thursday

January 25, 2001
11:43 am

"The Christian Science Monitor" features interview with President Donald W. Harward

In a brief but broad-ranging interview with The Christian Science Monitor, Bates College President Donald W. Harward discusses the particular value of a liberal arts education and the linking of academic rigor with service to community.