Archives for "Research excellence"

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.”

Tuesday

December 3, 2013 12:47 pm

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental award from the Shetland government and environmental organizations….

Wednesday

November 13, 2013 8:08 am

Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Rachel Baumann discusses her grandparents’ travails during the Holocaust, and offers insights into wartime history and the roles of humanity and faith, on Nov. 15.

Monday

November 11, 2013 10:27 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Brooke O’Harra, theater

Bates welcomes new faculty: Brooke O’Harra, theater

At Bates, a college that prepares students for global citizenship, training as an actor is highly valuable, says Brooke O’Harra, assistant professor of theater. Students of acting “have to start to understand how they exist in the world, how they function in relation to others.”

Friday

November 8, 2013 3:34 pm

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

The Bates College lecture series “Byzantium and Islam: Art, Poetry and Sound at the Crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea” resumes Nov. 14.

Thursday

September 19, 2013 11:41 am

That makes scents: Bates, Pitt scientists propose approach to categorizing odors

That makes scents: Bates, Pitt scientists propose approach to categorizing odors

Using advanced statistical techniques, researchers at Bates and the University of Pittsburgh have developed an approach to systematically describing smells.