Archives for "Academics"

Monday

October 27, 2014 4:29 pm

You’ll love it! Campus Consciousness Tour brings Icona Pop to Bates

You’ll love it! Campus Consciousness Tour brings Icona Pop to Bates

As part of a environmental consciousness-raising tour, Icona Pop, the Swedish pop duo known for the smash hit “I Love It” is bound for a Bates College performance on Nov. 1.

Monday

October 27, 2014 1:31 pm

Dead clams talking: $337,000 grant supports clamshell-climate research

Dead clams talking: $337,000 grant supports clamshell-climate research

An oceanographer and a geologist at Bates have received a National Science Foundation grant to create a 1,000-year record of changing sea and climate conditions in the Norwegian Arctic.

Friday

October 24, 2014 10:51 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Brett Huggett, biology

Bates welcomes new faculty: Brett Huggett, biology

New at Bates as an assistant professor of biology, Brett Huggett specializes in how trees response to environmental stress.

Thursday

October 23, 2014 2:05 pm

Bates Arts in Action presents performance smorgasbord

Bates Arts in Action presents performance smorgasbord

Dancers, actors, musicians and improv comics offer a smorgasbord of performing arts in the annual Bates Arts in Action concert on Oct. 25.

Thursday

October 23, 2014 1:55 pm

Edwards, Campbell promise an eclectic night of American music

Edwards, Campbell promise an eclectic night of American music

Eclectic Maine-based musicians Jonathan Edwards (“Sunshine”) and Don Campbell share the Olin Concert Hall stage at Bates College on Oct. 25.

Tuesday

October 21, 2014 11:00 am

Nuclear pasta and other tales from senior physics majors’ summer fellowships

Nuclear pasta and other tales from senior physics majors’ summer fellowships

Physics majors describe the practical application of physics in medicine, the behavior of light, and studies of new states of matter.

Thursday

October 16, 2014 3:00 pm

Bates welcomes new faculty: Katharine Ott, mathematics

Bates welcomes new faculty: Katharine Ott, mathematics

New at Bates as an assistant professor of mathematics, Katharine Ott is eager to contribute to Bates’ strong track record in bringing more women into math.

Wednesday

October 15, 2014 10:54 am

In Zerby Lecture, author and rabbi examines Israel/Palestine discourse on campus

In Zerby Lecture, author and rabbi examines Israel/Palestine discourse on campus

An author, scholar and rabbi, Jay Michaelson discusses optimum ways to discuss Israel and Palestine in campus settings on Oct. 29.

Monday

October 13, 2014 9:58 am

Jazz pianist Roberts, singer-songwriters Campbell and Edwards bound for Bates

Jazz pianist Roberts, singer-songwriters Campbell and Edwards bound for Bates

Jazz pianist Marcus Roberts and his combo return to Bates College on Oct. 19. Maine musicians Jonathan Edwards and Don Campbell share the Olin Arts Center stage on Oct. 25.

Tuesday

October 7, 2014 4:39 pm

Theater majors present Vietnam War drama, boxing play as thesis projects

Theater majors present Vietnam War drama, boxing play as thesis projects

For theater majors Gunnar Manchester ’15 and Jonathan Schwolsky ’15, senior thesis involves both putting on a challenging production and exploring their creative and intellectual process in writing.