Archives for "Social sciences"

Friday

September 26, 2014 10:10 am

Alumni panel to discuss work experiences in Latin America

Alumni panel to discuss work experiences in Latin America

Three recent Bates College alumni return to campus to discuss how their experiences in Latin America have influenced their working lives in a panel presentation Oct. 2.

Wednesday

September 17, 2014 10:46 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Michael Rocque, sociology

Bates welcomes new faculty: Michael Rocque, sociology

New at Bates, criminologist Michael Rocque brings a distinctive perspective to the sociology faculty.

Thursday

September 4, 2014 8:00 am

Video: Lewiston children’s poetry inspires thesis music by Catherine Strauch ’14

Video: Lewiston children’s poetry inspires thesis music by Catherine Strauch ’14

For her senior thesis, Strauch collaborated with Lewiston students to produce music inspired by their original poetry.

Tuesday

August 19, 2014 10:41 am

Summer Student Work: Cooper ’15 supports low-income clients at Pine Tree Legal

Summer Student Work: Cooper ’15 supports low-income clients at Pine Tree Legal

Evan Cooper ’15 spent summer 2014 helping Pine Tree Legal provide legal aid to those who couldn’t afford it.

Tuesday

July 29, 2014 10:00 am

Summer Student Work in L-A: Callahan ’15 advances Project Story Boost

Summer Student Work in L-A: Callahan ’15 advances Project Story Boost

Brenna Callahan ’15 inspires a love of reading in young students with Project Story Boost.

Wednesday

July 23, 2014 3:38 pm

Biomedical research at Bates gets $459K boost from INBRE

Biomedical research at Bates gets $459K boost from INBRE

Thanks to funding from a partnership of institutions in Maine, Bates will receive more than $459,000 this year to support biomedical research.

Tuesday

July 22, 2014 2:08 pm

New book by sociologist Duina studies American view of life transitions

New book by sociologist Duina studies American view of life transitions

Known for a study of the American focus on winning, Bates sociologist Francesco Duina views the emotional landscape from a different perspective in his new book.

Tuesday

July 15, 2014 12:18 pm

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor Emerita of History, dies at age 78

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor Emerita of History, dies at age 78

A witty and exacting teacher and scholar who broadened the college’s curricular offerings in history and Asian studies, Hirai died July 14.

Monday

July 14, 2014 4:04 pm

Award supports Kahan’s study of cultural influences on visual perception

Award supports Kahan’s study of cultural influences on visual perception

Todd Kahan, a psychology professor who studies how people process visual information, has received a major award that will allow him to explore how cultural differences affect those processes.

Friday

June 27, 2014 1:41 pm

Jack Kent Cooke award to support graduate studies at Columbia for Bo Ra Kim ’14

Jack Kent Cooke award to support graduate studies at Columbia for Bo Ra Kim ’14

The highly competitive Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarships are worth up to $50,000 annually for graduate studies in the U.S. or abroad.