Stories about "Teaching and education"
Cheer the Chairs: Nancy Koven appointed to new Kelsey Professorship

Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:26 pm

The new professorship honors "one of the most transformative professors to ever teach at Bates," says Nancy Koven.

Bates College receives 15 offers of prestigious Fulbright Student awards

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 10:52 am

Fifteen Bates College seniors and young alumni have received offers of prestigious Fulbright Student awards for the coming 2018–19 academic year.

Striking in design and program, new building to embody vision for science education and research at Bates College

Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 am

Anchored by a $50 million gift, the new building will drive the evolution of science education at Bates and accelerate faculty collaborations that epitomize 21st-century STEM research.

Bates Club of Antarctica: It’s a whale’s world

Friday, May 11, 2018 9:22 am

Over 20 years and 32 trips, Ari Friedlaender '96 has become a leading expert on Antarctic whales — and an outspoken advocate for their environment.

Bates students help develop a better approach to English language learning

Thursday, March 29, 2018 4:05 pm

A really effective approach to working with English language learners is surprisingly simple.

Professor of German Craig Decker ’78, an ‘irascible and quick-witted’ teacher and scholar with ‘great depth and curiosity,’ dies at age 61

Friday, March 23, 2018 11:29 am

Decker, a member of the Bates faculty for 34 years and a renowned translator who explored German and Austrian social, literary, and cultural history, died on March 17 of cardiac arrest.

Q&A: For Pat Schoknecht, Bates’ distinctive melding of IT and libraries was a draw

Thursday, February 8, 2018 4:34 pm

As Bates’ new head of Information and Library Services, Pat Schoknecht’s domain...

Look What We Found: Leslie Hill’s prized document of protest by African American women

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 4:12 pm

Hill, a Bates politics professor, explains a historic act of protest during the infamous 1991 Clarence Thomas hearings — and what it means for her students today.

Picture Story: MLK Day 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018 12:16 pm

Photographs by Phyllis Graber Jensen and Theophil Syslo of the Bates Communications Office portray moments from the college’s 2018 MLK Day observance.

MLK Day 2018: Education is ‘the key to the kind of society we need’

Thursday, January 18, 2018 3:38 pm

In an era when enlightenment seems to be draining from U.S. society, Bates on MLK Day was a source of replenishment, choosing education its theme.

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