Archives for "Research excellence"

Monday

July 24, 2006 12:00 am

Bates contingent attends international sleep research conference

In June, four Bates students and assistant professor of psychology Roxanne Prichard traveled to Salt Lake City for the 20th anniversary SLEEP meeting, sponsored by the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.

Friday

March 31, 2006 12:00 am

Mount David Summit celebrates student achievement

Hundreds of Bates people and members of the local community flooded Pettengill Hall as the College mounted its fifth annual Mount David Summit on March 24. An eagerly anticipated presentation of student scholarship, service-learning and creative work, the summit unfurls a panorama of the rich life of the student mind at Bates.

Thursday

March 30, 2006 11:13 am

Stowe to follow pole-to-pole path of world's most-traveled birds

Spending up to eight months of the year in transit, arctic terns “migrate farther than any other bird — 40,000 kilometers every year,” says Andrew Stowe. “The length and duration of that migration is just absolutely mind-boggling and something I’ve been fascinated by. They can live up to 35 years, so you’re talking about a lot of distance covered and a lot of the world seen.”

Thursday

March 30, 2006 11:03 am

Harrow to investigate diverse approaches to child protection

Amanda Harrow has pursued her interest in child-protection policy and practice through an internship with the Massachusetts Department of Social Services and through her Bates senior thesis, which has examined interventional approaches to domestic violence through service-learning work at the Abused Women’s Advocacy Project, Lewiston.

Tuesday

March 28, 2006 12:00 am

Bates, Mount Holyoke awarded $65,000 for tech project

Bates and Mount Holyoke colleges have received a grant of $65,000 to fund the development of teaching tools in bioinformatics — the use of computing technology in biological research, such as gene mapping.

Wednesday

March 22, 2006 11:51 am

Student achievement is celebrated in fifth Mount David Summit

Through poster presentations, panel discussions and readings, a photography exhibit, film projects and much more, some 200 Bates College students will publicly share their academic and creative efforts at the fifth annual Mount David Summit, starting at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 24, in Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road.

Wednesday

January 4, 2006 1:38 pm

Stratton receives Fulbright award for Sri Lanka research

Rory Stratton, a 2005 graduate of Bates College, is researching Islamic art and architectural history in Sri Lanka with the support of a Fulbright grant.

Friday

November 18, 2005 10:36 am

Scholarship showcase

The Dean of the Faculty’s Office maintains vitrines in the main entrance to Lane Hall in which recent works of scholarship by Bates faculty and students are displayed.

Wednesday

October 19, 2005 3:47 pm

Bates names Sowell Professor of Economics

Bates College has named James W. Hughes, a member of the economics faculty since 1992, as the Thomas Sowell Professor of Economics. Hughes presents his inaugural lecture as Sowell Professor at 5:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

August 24, 2005 10:39 am

$300,000 Mellon grant to support humanities, social sciences

Author Carolyn Chute, center, has worked with Bates students since 2001 through the Mellon Learning Associates Program in the Humanities. She is shown in class with her husband, Michael Chute (right) and Professor of English Carole Taylor.

Bates College has received a $300,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to fund a learning-associates program that in the past has involved experts like author Carolyn Chute and film director István Szabó in work with senior thesis students.A