Stories about "liberal arts education"
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Bates conference to explore aspects of property

Monday, October 12, 2015 1:37 pm

Bates College hosts the daylong conference "Property: Claims to Ownership and Responsibilities of Stewardship in Multidisciplinary Perspective" on Oct. 17.

Newsweek calls on President Hansen for roundtable on higher education

Tuesday, October 20, 2009 6:34 pm

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."

The Believing Game

Sunday, May 11, 2008 12:45 pm

Peer editing demands a desceptively simple act of faith.

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

Tuesday, March 28, 2006 12:00 am

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.

Lecture to explore challenges to liberal arts education

Thursday, January 13, 2005 10:02 am

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

What the national publications are saying about Bates

Monday, November 11, 2002 4:00 pm

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

Economics department tops in scholarly publication citations

Tuesday, June 18, 2002 9:01 am

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.

Newprofessorship honors economist and commentator Thomas Sowell

Tuesday, June 4, 2002 8:47 am

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.

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

Thursday, January 25, 2001 11:43 am

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.