Archives for "Research excellence"
February 4, 2015 3:31 pm
“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.
January 30, 2015 12:11 pm
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.
January 15, 2015 3:38 pm
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.
November 20, 2014 8:31 am
Rebecca Herzig marks her appointment to an endowed professorship at Bates College with a lecture on Dec. 2.
November 17, 2014 11:09 am
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.
October 27, 2014 1:31 pm
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.
July 23, 2014 3:38 pm
Thanks to funding from a partnership of institutions in Maine, Bates will receive more than $459,000 this year to support biomedical research.
July 22, 2014 2:08 pm
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.
May 1, 2014 11:58 am
Dumais’ contributions have touched how we find, use and make sense of information from our computers and the Internet.
March 25, 2014 10:45 am
The “premier academic event of the year” is today. Stop by if you’re in the area!