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Tuesday

August 31, 2010
4:27 pm

Video: Growing a community of new math and science scholars

At Bates, we know that we must cultivate future scientists from a wide range of backgrounds in order to flourish…

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

Are We Happy Yet?

In a dizzying display of data mining, Chris Danforth ’01 invents a way to measure human happiness in real time…

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

Ask Me Another: Cynthia Baker, religious studies professor

Cynthia Baker examines a ‘fraught’ identity term: ‘Jew’ Associate Professor of Religious Studies Cynthia Baker is something of an expert…

Tuesday

August 10, 2010
8:38 am

'Quantum entanglement' research published

Lilian Childress, assistant professor of physics at Bates, is one of a team of physicists whose research into the intriguing phenomenon called quantum entanglement was published Aug. 5 on the Science Daily and Nature websites.

Thursday

August 5, 2010
4:14 pm

BatesNews Monthly Update: August 2010

For Bates alumni, parents, and friends, here is a look back at stories that represent some of the major Bates…

Thursday

July 8, 2010
2:26 pm

Bates College chemistry major wins top award at international conference

Marilla Pender-Cudlip ’10, a recent Bates College graduate and a chemistry major from Torrington, Conn., was honored with a top prize and 100 euros in prize money for her research poster at the 10th European Biological Inorganic Chemistry Conference, held June 22-26 in Thessaloniki, Greece.

Wednesday

June 9, 2010
2:49 pm

Biologist Rebecca Sommer receives $419,000 NIH grant for study of arsenic effects

Rebecca Sommer, associate professor of biology at Bates College, has received $419,000 from the National Institutes of Health for research that could ultimately shed light on health impacts from the ingestion of tiny amounts of arsenic. Sommer will search for the cellular and molecular mechanisms through which low doses of arsenic given to prenatal and juvenile mice tend to result in a syndrome of ailments by adulthood, including obesity and symptoms consistent with diabetes.

Wednesday

May 26, 2010
3:21 pm

Bates announces Commencement 2010 honorands, speakers

The 2010 Bates honorands are:
Rennie Harris, the choreographer who brought hip hop to the mainstream world of dance;
James McCarthy, a scientist recognized internationally for helping to communicate the science of climate change;
Jane Pauley, the veteran television journalist;
Elizabeth Strout, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and 1977 Bates graduate;
and Teresa Woodruff, a researcher responsible for pioneering work in the care of women who will become infertile due to cancer treatment.

Monday

May 3, 2010
8:28 am

Chirality publishes student, Wenzel co-authored research

The March issue of the journal Chirality publishes original research co-authored by Bates students, now alums, Katelyn Provencher ’08, Madeline…

Thursday

April 29, 2010
3:29 pm

Slide show features 2010 Mount David Summit

* View the slide show by clicking the thumbnails. The slide show features what has become a dynamic tradition at…