Stories about "Short Term"
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 7:08 pm
Spring has arrived, and the champagne cork of Short Term has popped.
Friday, 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.
Friday, 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.
Friday, 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.
Thursday, March 14, 2013 2:37 pm
For anthropologist Loring Danforth, helping students navigate their own cultural collisions is "important and interesting.”
Wednesday, 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.
Wednesday, July 1, 2009 10:23 am
In ancient fish bones, archeologist Bruce Bourque and geochemist Beverly Johnson find a contemporary story.