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Wednesday

July 1, 2009
11:19 am

Forms of Resonance

From encounters with the MRI, a surprising inspiration

Wednesday

July 1, 2009
9:13 am

Still Lisa

Lisa Genova ’92 just wanted to honor her grandmother. What she did was write a best-selling novel about Alzheimer’s

Thursday

May 21, 2009
3:35 pm

Genova '92, author of best-selling Still Alice, visits Bates

Lisa Genova ’92, whose self-published novel about a professor succumbing to early-onset Alzheimer’s disease became a best-seller earlier this year, offers a talk and reading at Bates on May 20.

Friday

May 8, 2009
11:13 am

Bates students help young Native Americans see themselves in college

Bates College students spent a week of April encouraging Native American schoolchildren in Maine to picture themselves attending college in the state.

Wednesday

April 15, 2009
8:34 am

Hughes Travel Grants send academic stars into the public sphere

Like a sports team taking its game on the road, Bates’ best and brightest academic stars take their research into…

Sunday

March 1, 2009
11:23 am

What boys want: perspectives on gender differences

If you’ve been paying attention to education news, you know that boys are falling behind academically. You’ve heard they are lagging in reading and writing, graduating from high school at lower rates than girls, and filling fewer seats in college classrooms.

Thursday

February 12, 2009
4:17 pm

Bates psychology professor studies achievement of boys and young men

Professor of Psychology Georgia Nigro participates in the Maine Boys Network, a consortium of policy analysts, educators and youth-services professionals that sponsored a year-long study on the academic underachievement of 540 Maine boys and young men

Tuesday

November 11, 2008
10:58 am

Sargent explores disconnect between principles and judgments

Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Sargent has received a grant of approximately $60,000 to support research into the brain’s ability to link moral principles with specific judgments.

Wednesday

November 5, 2008
12:20 pm

Yale psychologist to lecture about body-mind duality

Paul Bloom, a professor of psychology at Yale, visits Bates College to offer a lecture exploring how humans think of bodies and souls at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008
1:12 pm

Somerville

Finding a bit of Bates in Somerville, yet needing to move on, fuels conflicting emotions in recent grads.