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Wednesday

December 22, 2010
9:32 am

N.H. news media feature legendary holiday gingerbread houses by Brown '80

WMUR-TV’s New Hampshire Chronicle and the Foster’s Daily Democrat each recently featured Trudy Higgins Brown ’80 of Durham, N.H., and…

Tuesday

December 21, 2010
11:02 am

Chimpanzee 'doll' play suggests some biological basis for gender-specific play by humans

As a report in Science News states, the research “supports a controversial view that biology as well as society underlies boys’ and girls’ contrasting toy preferences.”

Friday

November 5, 2010
3:49 pm

Bates-led consortium of schools awarded $619,000 to continue Shetlands study

The National Science Foundation has awarded $619,000 to Bates College and two other Maine schools to continue a long-term study of the relationship among climate, the environment and human activity in the Shetland Islands, northeast of Scotland. The three-year grant supports the Shetland Islands Climate and Settlement Project, an international multidisciplinary exploration of a period and place in history where “the sands of time” became more than just a cliche.

Thursday

November 4, 2010
5:13 pm

Philanthropy's impact on teaching, research addressed at Benjamin Bates Society gathering

• Click on the thumbnails below to view images from the Leaders in Philanthropy event (photos by Lorenzo Ciniglio): Reflecting…

Wednesday

November 3, 2010
3:23 pm

Video: NASA profile of Petro '01 reveals influence of Bates mentor

“Also at Bates Petro met Professor Gene Clough, Lecturer in Geology and Physics, who became his dear friend, advisor, role model and tour guide as he delved into planetary geology.”

Thursday

October 21, 2010
4:04 pm

R&D chief at pharmaceuticals firm to discuss drug development

A talk at Bates by Steven Kates ’83, vice president of research and development for the Massachusetts pharmaceuticals company Ischemix, visits Bates College to offer the presentation Ischemix: Discovery and Development has been rescheduled from Tuesday, Nov. 2, to Monday, Nov. 8. The time and location for the event will be announced.

Wednesday

October 6, 2010
11:32 am

Litchfield County Times profiles honors chemistry grad Pender-Cudlip '10

The Litchfield (Conn.) County Times profiles Marilla Pender-Cudlip ’10, “fresh from a stellar academic career at Bates College, where she…

Friday

October 1, 2010
4:10 pm

Conference at Bates draws experts in African refugee healthcare

From Oct. 15-17, Bates hosts African Refugee Health: Best Practices, a regional conference also sponsored by, and presenting refugee health experts from, St. Mary’s Health System and the Central Maine Medical Family in Lewiston, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Friday

September 17, 2010
8:22 am

University of Michigan astrophysicist to describe 'dark energy' research

It sounds like something that animates an evil empire — and in fact, so-called dark energy does permeate the entire universe, scientists believe. But this phenomenon is beyond considerations of right and wrong. Instead, it’s a force whose mysteries embody fundamental questions about the workings of the universe. Scientists are closer than ever to answering those questions — and University of Michigan astrophysicist Gregory Tarlé visits Bates College to summarize progress in this effort at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Building, 44 Campus Ave.

Thursday

September 16, 2010
3:01 pm

Daily series: Newton '11 tells of shifting sands and attitudes

As summer enters its final week, we are sharing stories from students who had Bates-related summer experiences, each day through…