Archives for "Research excellence"

Thursday

May 1, 2014 11:58 am

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Dumais’ contributions have touched how we find, use and make sense of information from our computers and the Internet.

Tuesday

March 25, 2014 10:45 am

Student research spans the disciplines at today’s Mount David Summit

Student research spans the disciplines at today’s Mount David Summit

The “premier academic event of the year” is today. Stop by if you’re in the area!

Monday

March 17, 2014 10:30 am

Thanks to Bates commission, Maine dancers to debut new work by ALTERNATIVA on March 21

Thanks to Bates commission, Maine dancers to debut new work by ALTERNATIVA on March 21

Ten Maine dancers including Bates faculty perform the world premiere of a piece by ALTERNATIVA on March 21 at SPACE Gallery in Portland.

Tuesday

March 4, 2014 2:09 pm

Pickens book explores embodied experience in African American, Arab American writing

Pickens book explores embodied experience in African American, Arab American writing

Do the people you touch make you the person you are? If you are breathing, can your oppressors claim that you do not exist? Questions like these drive Therí Pickens’ new book.

Tuesday

February 18, 2014 12:44 pm

Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Lundblad is “absolutely over the moon with delight” — for what the project will do for his research, his students and Bates itself.

Friday

January 31, 2014 12:47 pm

Jewish family history, hands-on health care in Africa motivate 2013 Phillips Student Fellows

Jewish family history, hands-on health care in Africa motivate 2013 Phillips Student Fellows

Rachel Baumann ’14 and Asha Mohamud ’15 sought to understand experiences outside the U.S. that had changed the lives of people close to them.

Friday

January 10, 2014 2:04 pm

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

Caitrin Lynch ’89, author of a book studying a factory whose workers are a median age of 74, gives a talk based on her research on Jan. 13.

Monday

January 6, 2014 12:58 pm

‘How to Make the Universe Right': a landmark exhibition of shamanist objects from Vietnam

‘How to Make the Universe Right': a landmark exhibition of shamanist objects from Vietnam

In an exhibition believed to be the most extensive of its kind in the United States, the Bates College Museum…

Friday

December 20, 2013 3:09 pm

Danforth’s ‘Children of the Greek Civil War’ receives prestigious book prize

Danforth’s ‘Children of the Greek Civil War’ receives prestigious book prize

Co-written by anthropologist Danny Danforth, a study of children’s evacuation campaigns during the Greek Civil War has received a prestigious book prize.

Friday

December 6, 2013 2:36 pm

‘Intricate Glances': Dance, anthropology meet here

‘Intricate Glances': Dance, anthropology meet here

“What I was doing to create a dance stemmed from fieldwork that was anthropological and choreographic,” says Colleen Fitzgerald ’14, who choreographed “Intricate Glances Will Meet Here.”