Archives for "Academics"

Wednesday

July 23, 2014 3:38 pm

Biomedical research at Bates gets $459K boost from INBRE

Biomedical research at Bates gets $459K boost from INBRE

Thanks to funding from a partnership of institutions in Maine, Bates will receive more than $459,000 this year to support biomedical research.

Tuesday

July 22, 2014 2:08 pm

New book by sociologist Duina studies American view of life transitions

New book by sociologist Duina studies American view of life transitions

Known for a study of the American focus on winning, Bates sociologist Francesco Duina views the emotional landscape from a different perspective in his new book.

Monday

July 21, 2014 12:37 pm

Punk, indie, folk-rock drive Dorfman Dance in ‘Come, and Back Again’

Punk, indie, folk-rock drive Dorfman Dance in ‘Come, and Back Again’

David Dorfman Dance examines the 1990s underground music scene in “Come, and Back Again” in Bates Dance Festival performances on July 25-26.

Tuesday

July 15, 2014 12:18 pm

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor Emerita of History, dies at age 78

Atsuko Hirai, the Kazushige Hirasawa Professor Emerita of History, dies at age 78

A witty and exacting teacher and scholar who broadened the college’s curricular offerings in history and Asian studies, Hirai died July 14.

Monday

July 14, 2014 4:04 pm

Award supports Kahan’s study of cultural influences on visual perception

Award supports Kahan’s study of cultural influences on visual perception

Todd Kahan, a psychology professor who studies how people process visual information, has received a major award that will allow him to explore how cultural differences affect those processes.

Monday

July 14, 2014 3:33 pm

Camille A. Brown & Dancers showcase culturally charged ‘Mr. TOL E. RAncE’

Camille A. Brown & Dancers showcase culturally charged ‘Mr. TOL E. RAncE’

The Bates Dance Festival presents the acclaimed Camille A. Brown & Dancers with a work exploring images of
African American performers.

Tuesday

July 8, 2014 11:00 am

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Theory meets practice as students learned just where their food, quite literally, gets born.

Wednesday

July 2, 2014 3:05 pm

Prometheus Dance gets to ‘Heart of the Matter’ at Bates Dance Festival

Prometheus Dance gets to ‘Heart of the Matter’ at Bates Dance Festival

Prometheus Dance, Boston’s top dance company, opens the 2014 Bates Dance Festival with “Heart of the Matter” on July 11 and 12.

Friday

June 27, 2014 1:41 pm

Jack Kent Cooke award to support graduate studies at Columbia for Bo Ra Kim ’14

Jack Kent Cooke award to support graduate studies at Columbia for Bo Ra Kim ’14

The highly competitive Jack Kent Cooke Graduate Scholarships are worth up to $50,000 annually for graduate studies in the U.S. or abroad.

Monday

June 16, 2014 3:42 pm

Concerts on the Quad: Jonathan Brown, Holmes Brothers and Lady Lamb the Beekeeper

Concerts on the Quad: Jonathan Brown, Holmes Brothers and Lady Lamb the Beekeeper

Concerts on the Quad 2014 presents music ranging from fingerstyle guitar to folk-rock.