Archives for "Research excellence"

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.

Monday

April 2, 2012 3:24 pm

Once again, Mount David Summit is a peak experience

Once again, Mount David Summit is a peak experience

Just imagine the emotions reigning during the Mount David Summit, from pride in intellectual accomplishment to the exuberance of playing to an eager audience.

Wednesday

March 14, 2012 3:30 pm

Plastas book explores prejudice, progress in women’s activism between world wars

Plastas book explores prejudice, progress in women’s activism between world wars

Plastas book explores prejudice, progress in women’s activism between world wars

Friday

February 3, 2012 4:43 pm

Book by sociologist Duina explores economic role of everyday rules, practices

Book by sociologist Duina explores economic role of everyday rules, practices

A book by Francesco Duina explores the role of rules and practices, informal and formal, in economic life.

Friday

February 3, 2012 8:21 am

High time for performance of works by a different Dickens

High time for performance of works by a different Dickens

Bates professor rediscovers music by Dickens’ older sister.