August 7, 2015 1:04 pm
In Jamaica for Short Term, Professor of Anthropology Charles Carnegie asked his students to reflect on the social ideals that motivate their career interests. He asked them to imagine translating those ideals into action. In words and photographs are some of the answers to those prompts.
May 29, 2015 9:47 am
Bates College’s second Curricular Innovation Showcase was a window into programs that have taken Short Term to the next level as a time for course development.
May 22, 2015 12:50 pm
From snapping a chalk line to gathering feedback on public facilities, Bates College students got a hands-on experience in urban planning.
March 14, 2013 2:37 pm
For anthropologist Loring Danforth, helping students navigate their own cultural collisions is “important and interesting.”
December 5, 2012 4:07 pm
Danforth’s letter is in response to a review of the book On Saudi Arabia by Karen Elliott House.
July 1, 2009 10:23 am
In ancient fish bones, archeologist Bruce Bourque and geochemist Beverly Johnson find a contemporary story.
July 1, 2009 8:33 am
Geology and kayaking — but no coasting — for “Dyk’s Armada”
May 8, 2009 11:13 am
Bates College students spent a week of April encouraging Native American schoolchildren in Maine to picture themselves attending college in the state.
March 26, 2009 1:55 pm
Information and knowledge are two different things. Teachers like Joseph Hall Jr. proffer the first, but their real work is leading students to the second. Hall does that so well that Bates students chose him for the prestigious 2009 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.
March 17, 2009 4:32 pm
Professor of English Lavina Shankar was inspired by the loss of her beloved pet German shepherd to cancer three years ago to create a course using literature as a lens through which to examine the unique relationship between canines and humans. She’s giving a talk about “dogs and their humans” on Thursday, March 19.