Stories about "Short Term"
A day in the life of a Short Term in London

Friday, May 18, 2018 11:56 am

Sarah Rothmann '19 details a typical Monday, which includes class at the British Museum, museum visits, Shakespeare's Globe, and, of course, making sure Professor Freedman has his hat.

As 15 students of Shakespeare prepare for London, it’s much ado about leaving

Friday, May 4, 2018 11:26 am

As they gather for London, English professor Sanford Freedman has some things weighing on his mind. Like the weight of his students' luggage.

Nine student projects in Lewiston-Auburn during Short Term

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:32 am

Working closely with community partners and Harward Center staff, 10 Bates College students are spending Short Term doing action research projects.

Q&A: Students click with digital marketing consultant Ashley Hart ’91

Thursday, May 18, 2017 2:07 pm

Hart talks about her return to teach for Short Term, her dedication to marketing — and how she discovered that passion as a member of the Chase Hall Committee.

Take a look at Short Term’s five weeks of ‘incredibly intense focus’

Friday, April 28, 2017 10:34 am

During Bates College's Short Term, when students choose only one course, faculty members "have their complete imagination. And that is just intoxicating."

When students unplug, what happens? (Hint: they like it)

Friday, September 16, 2016 11:07 am

What happens when students unplug? For that, we hear from 14 students who spent a stretch of time offline during their Short Term fieldwork in the Northern Rocky Mountains.

Picture story: Visiting Quebec City and Lewiston, learning to think like a historian

Friday, September 2, 2016 12:19 pm

Studying Quebec-to-Lewiston migration, students in a Short Term course learned the distinctive ways that historians “think and approach subject matter.”

Q&A: Based on a Short Term to Saudi Arabia, Loring Danforth’s new book challenges ‘destructive’ Orientalism

Friday, August 12, 2016 9:42 am

Danforth's new book, Crossing the Kingdom, is based on his 2012 Short Term that enjoyed amazing access inside Saudi Arabia.

Five stories from Short Term’s innovative practitioner-taught courses and course redesigns

Thursday, June 9, 2016 12:38 pm

Students and faculty in two innovative types of Short Term courses showed their stuff at an end-of-term showcase, including a major redesign of intro chemistry.

‘Here be Bates’: A history lab puts the college on the map

Friday, May 20, 2016 1:17 pm

The Bates College course "Innovations in Mapping" looks at two eras marked by big advances in mapmaking and navigation: the 1700s and the last few decades.

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