Archives for "Research excellence"

Tuesday

March 29, 2011 1:48 pm

Pamela Baker ’69 appointed vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen announced to the Bates community today that Associate Dean of the Faculty Pamela J. Baker, the College’s Helen A. Papaioanou Professor of Biological Sciences, has accepted a two-year appointment as the institution’s vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty, effective July 1.

Wednesday

March 9, 2011 4:44 pm

Three reasons to cheer Bates faculty scholarship

Why is faculty scholarship important at a college like Bates? At a March 7 reception designed to celebrate such scholarship,…

Friday

March 4, 2011 11:01 am

Postcard: In the lab with snail brains

Who she is: Sangita Murali ’12 of South Dartmouth, Mass. Her major: Neuroscience What she’s taking this semester: Neurobiology, psychopharmacology,…

Friday

February 11, 2011 1:15 pm

Ask Me Another: Winning author Francesco Duina

Competitive mindset is a losing proposition, argues sociologist Francesco Duina Americans are among the most competitive people in the world…

Wednesday

January 26, 2011 12:03 pm

Economist Nathan Tefft explains how the recession has reduced traffic deaths

Writing in The Portland Press Herald, Assistant Professor of Economics Nathan Tefft and his colleague Chad Cotti of the University…

Tuesday

December 21, 2010 11:02 am

Chimpanzee 'doll' play suggests some biological basis for gender-specific play by humans

As a report in Science News states, the research “supports a controversial view that biology as well as society underlies boys’ and girls’ contrasting toy preferences.”

Friday

December 3, 2010 12:15 pm

Sociologist Duina's book 'Winning' captures media interest

Winning makes us happy? Not so fast, says Associate Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina, author of Winning: Reflections on an…

Thursday

November 4, 2010 5:13 pm

Philanthropy's impact on teaching, research addressed at Benjamin Bates Society gathering

• Click on the thumbnails below to view images from the Leaders in Philanthropy event (photos by Lorenzo Ciniglio): Reflecting…

Wednesday

October 6, 2010 11:32 am

Litchfield County Times profiles honors chemistry grad Pender-Cudlip '10

The Litchfield (Conn.) County Times profiles Marilla Pender-Cudlip ’10, “fresh from a stellar academic career at Bates College, where she…

Wednesday

September 29, 2010 12:01 pm

Bates students reflect on research abroad, from Africa to Indonesia

Phillips Student Fellowship recipients will present their research on the fate of the orangutan and its rainforest home, the provision of eye care to underserved African communities and the aftermath of Liberia’s brutal civil wars at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 11. and 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13.