Archives for "Research excellence"
May 26, 2010 3:21 pm
The 2010 Bates honorands are:
Rennie Harris, the choreographer who brought hip hop to the mainstream world of dance;
James McCarthy, a scientist recognized internationally for helping to communicate the science of climate change;
Jane Pauley, the veteran television journalist;
Elizabeth Strout, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and 1977 Bates graduate;
and Teresa Woodruff, a researcher responsible for pioneering work in the care of women who will become infertile due to cancer treatment.
May 3, 2010 8:28 am
The March issue of the journal Chirality publishes original research co-authored by Bates students, now alums, Katelyn Provencher ’08, Madeline…
April 29, 2010 3:29 pm
* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. The slide show features what has become a dynamic tradition at…
April 22, 2010 4:23 pm
The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Bates College a $150,000 grant that recognizes President Elaine Tuttle Hansen’s leadership at…
April 21, 2010 4:27 pm
In June 1963, in Saigon, Buddhist monk Thich Quang Duc set himself on fire to protest the government’s discrimination against the nation’s Buddhist majority. This horrific act launched a series of events resulting in the fall of the Ngo Dinh Diem regime, and Thich Quang Duc’s self-immolation came to symbolize America’s unpopular involvement in Vietnam.
Trian Nguyen, who teaches art and Asian studies at Bates, has received a fellowship for his research into this iconic figure.
April 21, 2010 1:10 pm
The testimony of criminal witnesses can be notoriously flawed. But is there more to the problem than meets the eye?…
April 1, 2010 1:34 pm
The journal Physics highlights Bates physicist Nathan Lundblad‘s efforts, with colleagues, to solve an “annoying situation” involving optically trapped atoms…
March 30, 2010 1:01 pm
The ninth Mount David Summit, Bates College’s annual celebration of student academic achievement, takes place at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, in Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). More than 400 students will participate in this year’s summit, making it the largest ever. At Pettengill and additional locations, in concurrent sessions throughout the afternoon, students will present research posters, talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings.
January 4, 2010 1:43 pm
Public Radio International’s The World and The Miami Herald published recent stories about Ghetto Biennale in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. This unusual…
December 23, 2009 6:12 am
Wagner’s peace psychology journal adds to the discussion about torture and interrogation.