Archives for "Research excellence"

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.

Thursday

January 17, 2013 1:07 pm

Sun Journal profiles bio professor Williams and her zeal for zebrafish

Sun Journal profiles bio professor Williams and her zeal for zebrafish

Examining zebrafish can tell us something about us, says Assistant Professor of Biology Larissa Williams.

Thursday

December 6, 2012 9:35 am

Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Customs like pink for girls and blue for boys are not necessarily benign choices, says Bates sociologist Emily Kane.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 8:29 am

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Six new tenure-track members of the faculty began teaching at Bates in autumn 2012, representing dance, economics, German, neuroscience and psychology, religious studies, and classical and medieval studies.

Wednesday

September 5, 2012 8:39 am

Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Party platforms reflect ideological battles, says political scientist Engel

Changes in party platforms over time can reflect the winners and losers among the party factions.

Thursday

July 26, 2012 1:41 pm

Slate turns to anthropologist Danforth for firewalking explanation

Slate turns to anthropologist Danforth for firewalking explanation

The reason firewalkers don’t get burned lies in Loring Danforth’s research.

Monday

June 18, 2012 9:54 am

Peasants Revolt included women, too, Federico proves

Peasants Revolt included women, too, Federico proves

“They were not shy to pick up staffs, sticks, and staves and wield them against perceived oppressors.”

Friday

June 8, 2012 3:35 pm

Trading piano for pen, Glazer releases book

Trading piano for pen, Glazer releases book

Famed pianist Frank Glazer trades piano for pen with “Philosophy of Artistic Performance.”

Monday

May 7, 2012 2:03 pm

Bates team featured in New England Emmy-nominated MPBN documentary

Bates team featured in New England Emmy-nominated MPBN documentary

“Desperate Alewives,” a Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary featuring Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis among others, has been nominated for a New England Emmy.