Archives for "Social sciences"

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.

Thursday

May 22, 2014 3:00 pm

Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

Gloom and misery begone? Statistics gets a major makeover from a student-professor team

The bane of many social science majors, statistics will be taught far differently next year, thanks to a student-faculty team led by Professor of Psychology Amy Douglass.

Wednesday

May 21, 2014 10:14 am

2014 Fulbright recipients: Owen Minott

Owen Minott ’14 is one of Bates’ 10 Fulbright recipients for 2014.

Wednesday

May 21, 2014 10:10 am

2014 Fulbright recipients: Clara Maeder

Clara Maeder ’14 is one of Bates’ 10 2014 Fulbright recipients.

Wednesday

May 21, 2014 10:05 am

2014 Fulbright recipients: Ashley Lepre

Ashley Lepre ’13 is one of Bates’ 10 2014 Fulbright recipients.

Wednesday

May 21, 2014 10:01 am

2014 Fulbright recipients: Alexandra Hill

Alexandra Hill ’14 is one of Bates’ 10 Fulbright recipients for 2014.

Wednesday

May 21, 2014 9:31 am

2014 Fulbright recipients: John Stewart

John Stewart ’14 is one of Bates’ 10 Fulbright recipients for 2014.

Thursday

May 1, 2014 11:58 am

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Dumais’ contributions have touched how we find, use and make sense of information from our computers and the Internet.