Archives for "Research excellence"

Saturday

October 25, 2008 12:00 pm

Anthony Phillips '10 talks about improving this country's education system

Anthony Phillips ’10, a double major in African American studies and philosophy from Philadelphia, offered a commentary for “My America 2008,” a special election-year series of The Tavis Smiley Show, broadcast by Public Radio International.

Monday

September 29, 2008 1:36 pm

Phillips, Otis recipients to present international projects

With topics including the effects of ethnic Chinese migration on Tibet and the outlook for farming in Norway, Bates College students who have conducted projects abroad supported by the college’s Otis and Phillips fellowships will discuss their findings in evening presentations throughout October.

Monday

September 22, 2008 12:00 pm

Maddie White '09 contemplates the 'final frontier'

It has always fascinated me that we are able to study and understand what is way beyond our physical reach.

Tuesday

September 2, 2008 12:00 pm

Commitment to sciences helps Bates land instrumentation award

Bates College has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation to purchase seven scientific instruments that will enhance interdisciplinary collaborations among science faculty and research opportunities for students.

Monday

September 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates researchers count Lyme-disease ticks in Maine woods

Bates students worked this summer with visiting biology professor Ronald Barry to collect and analyze data about ticks that carry Lyme disease.

Friday

August 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Summer program for math, science students going strong in second year

Squeezing the equivalent of two semester-long courses into just six weeks, the second annual Hughes Summer Scholars Program at Bates has been a real academic workout for the students involved.

Tuesday

July 29, 2008 12:00 pm

Biology professor wins NIH grant for respiratory research

Bates biologist Ryan Bavis will use a grant from a division of the National Institutes of Health to advance understanding of why exposing animals to oxygen-rich environments early in their development adversely affects their respiratory functioning later in life.

Monday

July 7, 2008 12:00 pm

Economist Lynne Lewis measures dams' effects on property values

Recent research by Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis shows the benefits of removing a hydropower dam on Maine’s Kennebec River 10 years ago.

Thursday

May 15, 2008 11:47 am

Three Bates College students, an alumna receive Fulbright grants

Three Bates College seniors and one alumna received 2008-09 grants for postgraduate research from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

Monday

April 28, 2008 9:52 am

Five's the charm as Bates biochem major wows U.S. veterinary schools

Jennifer-Kate Linton, a Bates senior from West Redding, Conn., has achieved a rare distinction: She has been accepted by seven different postgraduate programs in veterinary medicine, including five in the United States.