Archives for "Academics"

Tuesday

May 13, 2014 3:48 pm

Destany Franklin ’14 receives Maine Campus Compact award for community service

Destany Franklin ’14 receives Maine Campus Compact award for community service

Destany Franklin ’14 received the Maine Campus Compact’s Heart and Soul Student Award for her work with the Hillview youth program.

Tuesday

May 13, 2014 2:46 pm

Destany Franklin ’14, Bates athletics awarded for community engagement

Destany Franklin ’14, Bates athletics awarded for community engagement

A Bates senior from Seattle and the college Department of Athletics were each recognized for outstanding work in public service and civic engagement by Maine Campus Compact.

Tuesday

May 13, 2014 8:34 am

Bates to screen ‘Shored Up,’ exploring the shoreline’s fate in the age of climate change

Bates to screen ‘Shored Up,’ exploring the shoreline’s fate in the age of climate change

Described as “a thought-provoking documentary about the folly of shoreline construction in the Hurricane Sandy age,” the film “Shored Up” will be shown on May 19.

Monday

May 12, 2014 4:39 pm

Theater Production Workshop presents bittersweet ‘Little Egypt’

Theater Production Workshop presents bittersweet ‘Little Egypt’

Bates College presents Lynn Siefert’s 1987 play “Little Egypt,” a bittersweet comedy about romance’s roller-coaster rides in a small Midwestern town, May 15-18.

Monday

May 5, 2014 4:07 pm

Momenta returns for Quartet Series concert, student thesis presentations

Momenta returns for Quartet Series concert, student thesis presentations

Known for its dedication to contemporary music, the Momenta Quartet returns to Bates for a concert on May 9.

Monday

May 5, 2014 4:06 pm

Music students present thesis projects in composition, cultural musicology

Music students present thesis projects in composition, cultural musicology

Faculty pianist James Parakilas, Momenta Quartet perform as music majors present thesis projects on May 10.

Friday

May 2, 2014 9:00 am

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Geology faculty and students head to Bates-Morse Mountain to place measurement rods deep in the marsh.

Thursday

May 1, 2014 2:14 pm

Not all breast cancer tumors are created equal, explains geneticist Chuck Perou ’87

Not all breast cancer tumors are created equal, explains geneticist Chuck Perou ’87

Perou’s findings are “fundamentally reshaping the scientific understanding” of cancer, says The New York Times.

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.

Wednesday

April 30, 2014 4:33 pm

Distinguished pianist and baritone to perform

Distinguished pianist and baritone to perform

Grammy award-nominated pianist Reiko Uchida and Thomas Meglioranza, called “one of America’s finest young baritones,” by Newsday, perform at Bates on May 2.