Archives for "Research excellence"
December 7, 2009 4:36 pm
The Bates College Gamelan Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. “Gamelan” refers to a broad genre of traditional Indonesian music played primarily on percussion instruments. Senior Barbara Byers, an interdisciplinary major in music and dance, composed a piece titled “Monkey” that’s included on the program.
December 3, 2009 9:01 am
The online magazine Miller-McCune.com highlights new research by Assistant Professor of Politics Clarisa Perez-Armendariz suggesting that the presence of Mexican…
November 19, 2009 12:19 pm
Assistant Professor of Physics Nathan Lundblad is the first member of the Bates College faculty to receive a Defense Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) grant from the U.S. Department of Defense. Sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the grant is for $388,088 over three years. It will fund Lundblad’s research into atomic activity at ultralow temperatures.
November 18, 2009 11:49 am
Each year, close to 90 percent of Bates students applying to medical or veterinary schools gain admission. That record of…
November 11, 2009 11:34 am
In their first collaboration in several years, the Bates College Orchestra and the Bowdoin College Orchestra will join forces to perform music by Beethoven, Rossini, Schumann and others in concerts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St.; and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, in the Studzinski Recital Hall at Bowdoin College, South Campus Drive, Brunswick.
November 3, 2009 8:15 am
Maine Public Radio interviews Bates economist Nate Tefft, whose research finds that while soda taxes raise revenue, their impact on…
October 20, 2009 12:01 pm
The Chronicle of Higher Education profiles John Atchley ’06 in a story about the changing focus of Fulbright scholars in…
October 16, 2009 2:44 pm
Bates economist and other colleagues conduct first empirical examination of the effectiveness of soft drink taxes in reducing adult weight.
September 30, 2009 3:13 pm
Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…
August 19, 2009 10:09 am
Photographs from study abroad hint at the space between knowledge and experience