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Tuesday

January 26, 2010
12:00 am

Religion professor receives NEH grant for 'identity terms' research

“Identity terms” are the words that people use to affiliate themselves and others with particular groups — ethnic, racial, religious, social and so on. Cynthia Baker, associate professor of religious studies at Bates, recently received $50,400 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support her research into one of history’s most fraught identity terms: “Jew,” a word that can convey praise, pride, prejudice or pure description.

Wednesday

January 20, 2010
4:08 pm

Science foundation spotlights award-winning chemistry professor

Tom Wenzel, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry at Bates, is the subject of a feature profile on the Web site of the Research Corporation for Science Advancement.

Tuesday

December 15, 2009
3:59 pm

Bates researcher’s lake study wins federal support

Thanks to National Science Foundation funding awarded this fall, environmental studies professor Holly Ewing and collaborators from Dartmouth and the Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies are investigating lake eutrophication and especially the role of a particular cyanobacterium.

Thursday

December 10, 2009
3:06 pm

Bates dance director awarded summer residency in Australia

Carol Dilley, associate professor of dance and director of the dance program at Bates College, has received an artist residency to produce a dance project at a cultural center first built as a jail in Newcastle, Australia.

Wednesday

September 30, 2009
3:13 pm

Faculty grant recipients honored in gathering

Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…

Wednesday

May 21, 2008
3:14 pm

Art department's Feintuch receives Guggenheim Fellowship

Robert Feintuch, a member of the Bates College studio art faculty who is celebrated for his droll, evocative paintings, has received a 2008 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Wednesday

May 21, 2008
2:57 pm

Herzig wins NSF grant to study cosmetic uses of genomics

Rebecca Herzig, associate professor in the women and gender studies program at Bates College, received a $57,344 National Science Foundation grant in April for work to be completed in the coming year.

Thursday

January 31, 2008
1:29 pm

Writer-in-residence Farnsworth receives 2008 Kroepsch Award

In winning the 2008 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching, writer-in-residence Robert Farnsworth won praise from current and former students, including two alums who are prizewinning poets themselves. Farnsworth will deliver the Kroepsch address, “Psst!: Poems Teach Themselves,” on Feb. 13.

Wednesday

October 31, 2007
10:59 am

Bates receives $450,000 Mellon grant for faculty development

Bates College has been awarded a three-year, $450,000 grant for faculty development from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York, N.Y. The Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund will support Bates faculty in three areas. Two of these are new, interconnected program areas related to important initiatives at Bates: the implementation of the college’s new General Education curriculum, and the infusion of diversity into the overall academic program. The third area is continuing support for faculty scholarship and research.