Archives for "Research excellence"
April 15, 2009 8:34 am
Like a sports team taking its game on the road, Bates’ best and brightest academic stars take their research into…
April 1, 2009 3:54 pm
The eighth annual Mount David Summit, Bates College’s annual celebration of student academic achievement, takes place April 3. More than 280 students are participating in this year’s summit. In concurrent sessions throughout the afternoon at Pettengill Hall, participants present research posters, short talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings.
March 25, 2009 10:26 am
Devin Wigler’s interest in oncology began when she volunteered at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Lewiston during Short Term….
March 1, 2009 1:19 pm
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March 1, 2009 12:25 pm
Dana Oster ’09 had to think big — Atlantic Ocean big — during her geology research on the ever-shifting sands of Seawall Beach, part of the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area along the Maine coast.
March 1, 2009 11:23 am
If you’ve been paying attention to education news, you know that boys are falling behind academically. You’ve heard they are lagging in reading and writing, graduating from high school at lower rates than girls, and filling fewer seats in college classrooms.
January 19, 2009 2:46 pm
A Bates College junior and a recent graduate have been honored for their achievements in neuroscience research at the college.
January 19, 2009 10:02 am
The largest barrier to employment for many new Somali residents of Lewiston and Auburn is a lack of English language skills, according to a new report by a Bates College research group. Somali respondents also voiced frustration that a General Educational Development (GED) certificate is often required as a minimum qualification for most entry-level jobs, regardless of prior job experience. The GED certifies that an individual has American high school-level academic skills.
January 9, 2009 3:56 pm
Anna Skarstad ’11 wants to be a farmer, but she’s not willing to hoe that row until she understands why….
January 1, 2009 1:03 pm
Thomas Wenzel, a chemistry professor at Bates, has received a grant worth nearly $100,000 to support an online curriculum development project in analytical chemistry.