Archives for "Academics"
September 2, 2003 11:54 am
Trian Nguyen, assistant professor of art and Luce Junior Professor of Asian Studies at Bates, has received a $28,000 Fulbright Award to support a year of research and writing that will include a six-month stay in Vietnam.
August 22, 2003 10:57 am
An environmental studies major at Bates with a concentration in environmental geology, senior Rachel Booty is researching soil contamination by heavy metals — primarily lead — for her thesis. In particular, she’s investigating the impact such contamination makes on urban living. Her research has involved testing plant and soil samples from the downtown gardens run by Lots to Gardens, the community garden program that Booty works for, and comparing them to control materials taken from test gardens on campus.
August 1, 2003 11:03 am
From Aug. 2 through 4, forty-nine leaders in chemistry research from U.S. academic institutions, industry and funding agencies will attend a national Undergraduate Research Summit at Bates.
April 24, 2003 10:19 am
For the third year, students in the 200-level “Environmental Economics” course at Bates have successfully bid on and purchased a government permit for the atmospheric release of a ton of sulfur dioxide (SO2), a pollutant that causes acid rain.
April 24, 2003 9:39 am
One will go to Ireland to explore connections between the wilderness and the monastic way of life. Another will live with families in the Bolivian Andes to better understand ways urbanization and globalization affect rural society. A third will spend two months in Ethiopia researching trade between Africa and Europe.
March 31, 2003 10:15 am
In photographs, sculpture, ceramics, prints and paintings in a variety of media, 15 art majors cap their college careers with the popular Annual Senior Exhibition, opening with a reception at 7 p.m. Friday, April 4. The exhibit at the Museum of Art runs through May 25 and is open to the public at no charge.
March 27, 2003 10:37 am
In Olin Arts Center Concert Hall performances a week apart, Indonesian-style orchestra breaks new ground for the Maine music scene. A concert at 8 p.m. Friday, March 28, pairs the Gamelan Mawar Mekar with the Bates College Orchestra, a collaboration that may well be Maine’s first between the traditional Indonesian form and a Western-style orchestra.
March 27, 2003 10:26 am
A cavalcade of academic stars is ready to dazzle the College community and campus visitors at the second annual Mount David Summit, noon-8 p.m. Sunday, March 30.?? More than 100 students, working in 22 disciplines with 40 professors and assistants in instruction, will present poster displays, panel talks, artistic and musical performances and multimedia offerings at Pettengill Hall and other campus locations.
March 21, 2003 9:38 am
An evening of island music from all over features performances by two Bates bands — the Indonesian-style Gamelan Mawar Mekar and the Steel Pan Rhythm Riders — and their special guests, the Bowdoin College World Music Ensemble, at 8 p.m. Friday, April 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell Street. The concert is free and open to the public.
March 20, 2003 10:42 am
Bates students, faculty and a New York choreographer all show dances in the Bates College Modern Dance Company’s Annual Spring…