Archives for "Education and research"
March 22, 2012 10:13 am
Understanding how self-control works — and when and why it doesn’t — is a hot topic in psychology.
March 12, 2012 11:08 am
The Portland Press Herald’s Ray Routhier offers a Q&A interview with Eben Miller ’96, whose book Born Along the Color…
August 31, 2011 12:50 pm
Emily Grady ’10 has received a Fulbright assistantship for teaching English in Argentina. As an environmental studies major at Bates, Grady co-founded two student environmental organizations, lobbied Maine’s senators for comprehensive climate legislation and co-founded an environmental leadership training program for Bates students.
August 31, 2011 12:30 pm
Ana Brzezinska ’11 has received an English Teaching Assistantship from the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. These grants support recipients in positions as teaching assistants who work with local students on their English language skills and knowledge of the United States. As the same time, the teaching assistants pursue individual research.
August 31, 2011 12:27 pm
The federal Fulbright Program has awarded grants for teaching and research in Argentina, China, Germany and Spain to five Bates College alumni.
May 2, 2011 4:42 pm
The roles that the public and private sectors can play in reducing the damage from and costs of extreme events will be the topic of a presentation by Howard Kunreuther ’59, James G. Dinan Professor of Decision Sciences and Public Policy at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, at 4:15 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in the Keck Classroom (G-52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. Sponsored by the economics department, Kunreuther’s presentation is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please call 207-786-8296.
February 4, 2011 3:01 pm
• Click the thumbnails above to view the slide show These photographs of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park illustrate research by…
September 2, 2010 1:41 pm
The Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Richard Kahlenberg discusses a new book by Ben Wildavsky, former education editor at U.S. News…
December 18, 2009 8:08 am
Hurricane Katrina didn’t stop people from living near the ocean. Along the Gulf Coast in Mississippi — where the monster storm came ashore — nine out of 10 people have come back. Economist Howard Kunreuther ’59 knows that people will always take such risks. What he’d like is for them to pay for the privilege.
December 17, 2009 2:15 pm
But for enthusiastic and committed twenty- and thirty-somethings, New Orleans is an alluring story of opportunity, a once-in-a-lifetime chance to plunge into the trenches of what may be the world’s largest urban renewal project.