Archives for "Research excellence"

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.

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.

Thursday

April 16, 2015 2:42 pm

Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

Rice-DeFosse co-authors history of Twin Cities’ Franco-Americans

While researching “The Franco-Americans of Lewiston-Auburn,” historian James Myall and Bates French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse encountered a few shocks.

Tuesday

March 31, 2015 1:54 pm

Research and academics are paramount at the Mount David Summit

Research and academics are paramount at the Mount David Summit

The Mount David Summit, Bates College’s annual celebration of student achievement, takes place on April 3.

Wednesday

February 4, 2015 3:31 pm

‘Plucked': Race, gender, science, medicine converge in history of hair removal

‘Plucked': Race, gender, science, medicine converge in history of hair removal

“Plucked: A History of Hair Removal,” a new social history by Bates College professor Rebecca Herzig, weaves together for the first time Americans’ shifting beliefs about facial and body hair with the technology and business of body modification.

Friday

January 30, 2015 12:11 pm

Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

A longtime leader in building community engagement into the liberal arts education, Bates recently received national recognition for that work from both a federal agency and a major foundation.

Thursday

January 15, 2015 3:38 pm

New confocal microscope is a ‘future-proof’ game-changer

New confocal microscope is a ‘future-proof’ game-changer

Bates College is now home to a state-of-the-art confocal microscope, only the second of its kind in the state, that professors call a “game-changer” for student learning and faculty research.

Thursday

November 20, 2014 8:31 am

Herzig to speak on science, suffering and feminism

Herzig to speak on science, suffering and feminism

Rebecca Herzig marks her appointment to an endowed professorship at Bates College with a lecture on Dec. 2.

Monday

November 17, 2014 11:09 am

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

An award-winning poet, Crystal Williams to read in Language Arts Live event

The author of four collections of poems, Crystal Williams reads from her work in a Language Arts Live event at Bates College on Nov. 19.

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.