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Tuesday

May 18, 2004
9:59 am

Bates receives $1.2 million in fifth Hughes Medical Institute grant

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute announced today that it has awarded Bates College a grant, Bates’ fifth from HHMI, for $1.2 million to support science education.

Tuesday

May 4, 2004
11:13 am

Faculty accomplishments listed on new Web page

The Dean of Faculty’s Office has produced a new Web page that offers an annual overview of presentations and publications of Bates’ amazing faculty.

Monday

April 19, 2004
3:19 pm

Bates College names additional Phillips Student Fellow

Cynthia Freeman, a sophomore from Cameron, Ariz., has been named the seventh recipient of a 2004 Phillips Fellowship at Bates College.

Thursday

April 8, 2004
3:28 pm

Five Bates College students receive Philip J. Otis Fellowships

Five Bates College students have received Philip J. Otis Fellowships to support exceptional research into the relationship among individuals and societies and the natural world, the Dean of the Faculty’s office at Bates has announced.

Thursday

April 8, 2004
3:14 pm

Bates College names Phillips Student Fellows

Six Bates College students have been named 2004 Phillips Student Fellows, recipients of an award that provides major funding for summer research projects involving meaningful immersion in different cultures.

Thursday

April 8, 2004
3:08 pm

Bates students awarded Phillips, Otis fellowships

Twelve Bates College students have been awarded fellowships to support unusual off-campus research.

Monday

March 22, 2004
3:08 pm

Third annual Mount David Summit celebrates student achievement

Through poster presentations, panel discussions, exhibits and performances, more than 250 Bates College students will take part in the third annual Mount David Summit, starting at 2:30 p.m. Friday, April 2, in Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road.

Monday

March 22, 2004
10:02 am

Bates biochemist receives $272,000 grant

Paula Schlax, an assistant professor of chemistry at Bates College, has received a National Science Foundation grant for nearly $272,000 to support her research into bacterial responses to environmental stress.

Friday

January 30, 2004
10:07 am

Mellon Learning Associates Program in the Humanities enhances students learning experience

Thanks to the New York-based Andrew Mellon Foundation, a Spanish poet and three Maine experts in the performing arts will join author Carolyn Chute and others in a learning associates program at Bates College.

Friday

August 22, 2003
10:57 am

Getting the lead out tests urban gardeners

An environmental studies major at Bates with a concentration in environmental geology, senior Rachel Booty is researching soil contamination by heavy metals — primarily lead — for her thesis. In particular, she’s investigating the impact such contamination makes on urban living. Her research has involved testing plant and soil samples from the downtown gardens run by Lots to Gardens, the community garden program that Booty works for, and comparing them to control materials taken from test gardens on campus.