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Monday

September 1, 2014
8:37 pm

Bates Awarded $791,480 NSF – MRI Grant to Acquire a Confocal Microscope

The new Leica SP8 confocal microscope will enhance research projects and teaching for faculty and students in biology, neuroscience, chemistry,…

Bates Awarded $791,480 NSF – MRI Grant to Acquire a Confocal Microscope

Monday

September 1, 2014
4:43 pm

Plant of the Week – September 1-7, 2014

Species: Eastern Hemlock (Tsuga canadensis) Range: Most of Eastern North America Cool Facts: This is Dr. Eller’s favorite tree. It…

Plant of the Week – September 1-7, 2014

Saturday

May 17, 2014
10:59 am

Day 18: Farewell and left behind

A sad farewell to Galapagos, but a happy “reunion” with my Ecuadorean family. I had not anticipated falling love with…

Day 18: Farewell and left behind

Friday

May 16, 2014
11:19 pm

Day 17: Galapagone

There are pale green curtains in my room, with shiny apples marching across their seams. The walls are dusted with…

Day 17: Galapagone

Thursday

May 15, 2014
8:40 pm

Day 16: La Caldera Grande

We were told we would be amazed. At six miles across, Sierra Negra has the second largest caldera in the…

Day 16: La Caldera Grande

Wednesday

May 14, 2014
8:26 pm

Day 15: Beach profiling and Family Day on the Beach of Isabela

This post describes the day of community-engaged beach profiling of Isabela and, earlier, a day at the beach with host…

Day 15: Beach profiling and Family Day on the Beach of Isabela

Tuesday

May 13, 2014
6:20 pm

Day 14: If I were a bird…

Every day students are asked to do a double-entry journal. The left side of the journal describes their personal thoughts…

Day 14: If I were a bird…

Tuesday

May 13, 2014
5:20 pm

Day 14: Fly me to the moon

Continuing our beach profiling in search of turtle nesting sites “Let me play among the stars….” Frank Sinatra’s classic hit…

Day 14: Fly me to the moon

Monday

May 12, 2014
7:17 pm

Day 13: Community-engaged learning…at the beach!

Today we woke up for an early 8am class after enjoying our day off, which was difficult because of the…

Day 13: Community-engaged learning…at the beach!

Monday

May 12, 2014
8:10 am

Day 12: It’s Sunday at 8am. Do you know where your professors are?

Yesterday we all had the day off from academic work. The students spent most of the day with their host…

Day 12: It’s Sunday at 8am. Do you know where your professors are?