Archives for "Academics"

Wednesday

July 22, 2015 2:54 pm

Summer Student Work: Fan Dong ’17 investigates fracking’s health benefits

Summer Student Work: Fan Dong ’17 investigates fracking’s health benefits

Could fracking have health benefits? A junior from Beijing, Fan Dong ’17 is helping a Bates College expert in health economics find out.

Tuesday

July 21, 2015 2:55 pm

Esteemed Mexican troupe in New England debut at Bates Dance Festival

Esteemed Mexican troupe in New England debut at Bates Dance Festival

The leading Mexican dance troupe Delfos Danza Contemporanea makes its New England debut in Bates Dance Festival performances July 24-25.

Monday

July 20, 2015 1:54 pm

Summer Student Work: Kate McNally ’17 was ‘everybody’s student’ on Grand Manan Island

Summer Student Work: Kate McNally ’17 was ‘everybody’s student’ on Grand Manan Island

McNally spent the summer on a Bates-funded Otis Fellowship to record oral histories of the fishing community on Grand Manan Island.

Thursday

July 16, 2015 1:21 pm

Lecturer in education receives Fulbright for research in India

Lecturer in education receives Fulbright for research in India

Anita Charles of Bates College’s education faculty has received a Fulbright award for the study of educational practices in India.

Monday

July 13, 2015 9:50 am

Dance festival offers East Coast debut of Dorsey work on AIDS crisis

Dance festival offers East Coast debut of Dorsey work on AIDS crisis

Sean Dorsey Dance presents “The Missing Generation,” a dance-theater production that explores the impact of the 1980s AIDS crisis, July 16 and 18.

Thursday

July 9, 2015 12:15 pm

An eclectic showcase kicks off the 2015 Bates Dance Festival

An eclectic showcase kicks off the 2015 Bates Dance Festival

Presenting fresh choreographic voices from festival faculty and alumni, the showcase “DanceNOW” opens the 2015 Bates Dance Festival July 10-11.

Thursday

July 2, 2015 8:00 am

Katie Vale named Bates Vice President for Information and Library Services and Librarian

Katie Vale named Bates Vice President for Information and Library Services and Librarian

Vale, whose appointment is effective Sept. 1, 2015, is currently director of digital learning at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Tuesday

June 23, 2015 4:24 pm

Biologist Will Ambrose appointed National Science Foundation program director

Biologist Will Ambrose appointed National Science Foundation program director

Ambrose will have authority over $12 million in research funding that in large part defines how scientists study Arctic climate change.

Tuesday

June 16, 2015 12:55 pm

Dom Flemons, Buckwheat Zydeco, Stephanie Fogg to play Quad concerts

Dom Flemons, Buckwheat Zydeco, Stephanie Fogg to play Quad concerts

Dom Flemons, former Carolina Chocolate Drop; zydeco artist Buckwheat Zydeco; and the Stephanie Fogg Band perform in Bates College’s Concerts on the Quad.

Thursday

June 11, 2015 4:05 pm

With Guggenheim, Strong to study Western views of Buddhist relics

With Guggenheim, Strong to study Western views of Buddhist relics

Bates College professor John Strong has received a Guggenheim Fellowship to support research into ways in which Westerners have responded to Buddhist relics.