Archives for "Research excellence"

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.

Wednesday

August 7, 2013 5:12 pm

‘The Swordfish Hunters': Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

‘The Swordfish Hunters': Archaeologist Bruce Bourque tells the story of an ancient people

Bruce Bourque, senior lecturer in anthropology at Bates and curator of archaeology at the Maine History Museum, talks about his…

Tuesday

August 6, 2013 10:00 am

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

The NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science program invites only A-list young researchers. It’s also a predictor of later success.

Tuesday

July 23, 2013 3:00 pm

Students in Larissa Williams’ zebrafish lab among first to use innovative technique

Students in Larissa Williams’ zebrafish lab among first to use innovative technique

James Meyo ’14 and Jenny Chen ’16 are the first U.S. undergraduates to employ an innovative research technique currently used in only three labs in the world.

Wednesday

July 10, 2013 1:36 pm

Talk by Lecturer in Spanish David George previewed in European press

Talk by Lecturer in Spanish David George previewed in European press

Research by David George, lecturer in Spanish, figured prominently in Continental news reports about a seminar in Spain dedicated to…

Tuesday

February 19, 2013 1:02 pm

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

An African monkey known as a lesula was recently confirmed as a new species by Kate Detwiler ’95 and her fellow primate researchers.

Tuesday

February 5, 2013 12:00 pm

Figuring out Erica Rand, the scholar

Figuring out Erica Rand, the scholar

Red Nails, Black Skates is a crash course in Erica Rand’s areas of cultural criticism, through the lens of figure skating.

Monday

January 28, 2013 12:00 pm

Shifts in student routines may explain 2009’s H1N1 surge, Bates researchers find

Shifts in student routines may explain 2009’s H1N1 surge, Bates researchers find

The findings suggest that the patterns of student movement across a campus like Bates is not as “well-blended” as thought.