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.
March 6, 2009 12:42 pm
“Red Sox Nation,” a course taught by Professor of History Margaret Creighton, uses the Olde Towne Team to discuss issues like race, class and gender in America.
February 25, 2009 12:17 pm
Bryan McNulty, director of Communications and Media Relations at Bates, was quoted in a Bloomberg.com story about colleges offering new, three-year programs to students looking to save money.
February 5, 2009 2:56 pm
Professor of German Denis Sweet launched an experiential Short Term course in 2008 that “really deals with one’s self, one’s place in the world and one’s place in society.” He offers the life-changing course once again in Short Term 2009.