Stories about "Teaching and education"
Video: Courting disaster, Bates squash players teach a complete novice

Friday, February 1, 2019 9:36 am

Bates squash players love to teach their sport. But this pupil — Assistant Sports Information Director Aaron Morse — poses the ultimate test.

Andrew Jarboe ’05 brings his high schoolers home to learn from Bates debaters

Thursday, January 31, 2019 12:02 pm

In bringing his history students to campus to learn debate, Jarboe returns to "where I devoted all of my energy."

Picture story: 2019 Martin Luther King Jr. Day at Bates

Friday, January 25, 2019 10:54 am

Faculty, local residents, staff, and students gather for a Bates observance with the theme “Lifting Every Voice: Intersectionality and Activism.”

Video: Washington Post interviews Clayton Spencer about Purposeful Work innovations

Friday, January 18, 2019 10:44 am

Purposeful Work meets a major — though not always fulfilled — responsibility of a liberal arts college: helping students find jobs that feel meaningful.

Video: MLK Day at Bates is a chance to ‘get vulnerable’

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 6:55 pm

Racism and other social inequalities are ever-present but not ever-discussed. Members of the Bates MLK Day planning committee invite us to open the conversation.

‘Just like Bates’: Ngan Dinh ’02 helps build Vietnam’s first liberal arts university

Thursday, December 20, 2018 8:40 am

Among the first Vietnamese students to attend Bates, Ngan Dinh ’02 is now a key figure in the creation of Fulbright University Vietnam.

What is truth? In a team-taught seminar, first-years learn to find out

Thursday, December 6, 2018 11:11 am

The truth is, the new seminar is less about figuring out what “the truth” actually is and more about exploring methods of discerning and crafting truth.

Look What We Found: Joe Hall’s chunk of ash wood

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 4:06 pm

The ash tree looms large in Wabanaki culture. That’s why Hall, a Bates historian, keeps a hunk of the hardwood in his Pettengill Hall office.

Look What We Found: Stephanie Kelley-Romano’s alien pop-up book

Thursday, November 1, 2018 4:33 pm

Walk into Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies Stephanie Kelley-Romano’s...

Bates’ 148th Commencement ceremony itself takes place at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 25, on the Historic Quad, Campus Avenue and College Street (or Merrill Gym in case of rain).Some 448 students will receive bachelor’s degrees, and President A. Clayton Spencer will confer honorary degrees on four notable Americans: John Seely Brown, visionary thinker and computer scientist; Glenn Close, renowned actress; David Shaw P’00, leading entrepreneur; Isabel Wilkerson, Commencement speaker and author of the acclaimed social history The Warmth of Other Suns.
‘Compelling scholars and educators’: Meet 2018’s tenure-track faculty

Monday, September 17, 2018 3:43 pm

Six of Bates' 21 new faculty members are on the tenure track. Let’s meet them.

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