Archives for "Education and research"

Friday

January 10, 2014 2:04 pm

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

Caitrin Lynch ’89, author of a book studying a factory whose workers are a median age of 74, gives a talk based on her research on Jan. 13.

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.

Thursday

June 27, 2013 4:42 pm

In pursuit of a coaching career, Lindsay Cullen ’13 seeks ‘mix of academics and athletics’

In pursuit of a coaching career, Lindsay Cullen ’13 seeks ‘mix of academics and athletics’

Cullen begins her coaching career at Dickinson College as an assistant with the cross country and track programs.

Thursday

June 27, 2013 2:09 pm

Amy Bass ’92 and team win Emmy for Olympics coverage for NBC

Amy Bass ’92 and team win Emmy for Olympics coverage for NBC

Bass, a professor of history at the College of New Rochelle, supervises the network’s Olympic Research Room.

Wednesday

May 22, 2013 3:32 pm

Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Under the headline “Negative Emotions are Key to Well-Being,” Scientific American writer Tori Rodriguez cites research by Jonathan Adler ’00…

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.

Monday

October 29, 2012 2:42 pm

Friedlaender ’96 returns to present humpback whale research

Friedlaender ’96 returns to present humpback whale research

A marine science researcher will reveal how technology can be used to study the feeding behavior of humpback whales, in a lecture on Nov. 6.

Monday

October 1, 2012 1:47 pm

Astronomer, artist to give presentations related to ‘Starstruck’

Astronomer, artist to give presentations related to ‘Starstruck’

Up next in a series of talks connected with the Bates College Museum of Art exhibition “Starstruck” are presentations by an astronomer from Yale and by an artist showing work in the show.

Monday

June 18, 2012 11:28 am

Anthropologist Lynch ’89 examines one elderly workforce

Anthropologist Lynch ’89 examines one elderly workforce

Caitrin Lynch ’89 is an associate professor of anthropology at Olin College.

Thursday

March 22, 2012 10:13 am

Musing about money improves self-control, Bates study finds

Musing about money improves self-control, Bates study finds

Understanding how self-control works — and when and why it doesn’t — is a hot topic in psychology.