Archives for "Research excellence"

Wednesday

March 26, 2008 10:13 am

Watson Fellowship to support Bates graduate's graffiti research

A Bates graduate from Chicago is one of 50 students across the country to receive a 2008 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, a $25,000 grant that supports a year of independent research abroad. Jordan Williams, who graduated from Bates in December 2007, will use the award to research the graffiti cultures in Germany, Brazil and South Africa.

Saturday

March 1, 2008 4:39 pm

Of Climate, Clams, and Colleagues

Arctic clams are sentinels of climate change, says biology professor Will Ambrose. But he didn’t find that out by himself

Thursday

February 28, 2008 2:46 pm

Nobel winner for ozone research to give annual environmental lecture

F. Sherwood “Sherry” Rowland, who shared a 1995 Nobel Prize for his ozone-layer research, discusses his work in atmospheric chemistry and environmental advocacy in a Bates College event at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Thursday

January 24, 2008 2:05 pm

Scientist, panel to discuss DNA testing and identity

The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs presents a lecture and panel discussion titled “Does Your Identity Fit Your Genes?” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archive.

Wednesday

January 23, 2008 3:37 pm

$1 million Mellon grant is latest to support faculty initiatives

Bates College has been awarded $1 million to enhance the integration of scholarship and research into the lives of the college’s 180 faculty members. The grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York City will be used to support year-long sabbaticals. Given the intense focus on teaching and collegial service at Bates, these leaves for research are essential to the scholarly vitality of the faculty.

Wednesday

October 31, 2007 10:59 am

Bates receives $450,000 Mellon grant for faculty development

Bates College has been awarded a three-year, $450,000 grant for faculty development from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation of New York, N.Y. The Mellon Faculty Innovation Fund will support Bates faculty in three areas. Two of these are new, interconnected program areas related to important initiatives at Bates: the implementation of the college’s new General Education curriculum, and the infusion of diversity into the overall academic program. The third area is continuing support for faculty scholarship and research.

Monday

July 23, 2007 11:53 am

College hosts international conference on memory and knowledge

Bates College hosts the seventh biennial meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, an international conference on memory and cognition, Wednesday, July 25, through Saturday, July 28.

Tuesday

April 3, 2007 12:41 pm

Slide show features Mount David Summit 2007

Hundreds of Bates people and members of the local community flooded Pettengill Hall as the College mounted its sixth annual Mount David Summit on March 30.

Monday

March 5, 2007 3:40 pm

Mount David Summit highlights student achievement across disciplines

More than 300 Bates students will take part in the sixth Mount David Summit, the college’s annual celebration of student academic achievement Friday, March 30, in the Perry Atrium of Pettengill Hall.

Friday

February 16, 2007 4:34 pm

Trade-agreement analysis wins book award for college sociologist

The Social Construction of Free Trade: The European Union, NAFTA, and Mercosur, an analysis written by Bates College sociologist Francesco Duina, has been named an “Outstanding Academic Title” by the editors of Choice magazine, published by the Association of College & Research Libraries. Friday, March 23, Duina is scheduled to present the book in a store appearance at Books Etc., 38 Exchange St., Portland.