Archives for "Education and research"

Thursday

July 23, 2009 9:43 am

Grant supports physics research hinting at new basis for computing

A Bates physicist has won a grant from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement to study a phenomenon that hints at a possible basis for the next generation of computers.

Thursday

July 16, 2009 10:19 am

Should you go with your head or your heart?

Clinical psychologist Jon Adler ’00 talks to Elle magazine for an article about how stress interferes with our decision-making abilities….

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 11:34 am

Scene Again: 1893-Women and Men

For the first time since the school’s founding, the “young ladies of the freshman class at Bates outnumber the young men.”

Friday

June 26, 2009 11:11 am

Bates president receives alumnae honor as 'outstanding educator'

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has been honored as an outstanding alumna educator by the Mount Holyoke College Alumnae Association.

Thursday

May 21, 2009 3:45 pm

Bates students advocate for research funding in Washington event

A Bates College junior from Maine and a senior from New York state presented biochemistry research to a U.S. representative from Maine this month as part of “Posters on the Hill,” an annual event designed to remind Congress of the importance of undergraduate research.

Thursday

May 7, 2009 1:47 pm

Genova '92, author of best-selling Still Alice, to visit

Lisa Genova, a member of the Bates College class of 1992 whose self-published novel about a professor succumbing to early-onset…

Monday

May 4, 2009 10:44 am

Navigating rough economic seas

By drawing on inspirational ancestors and marshaling its community, Bates moves forward.

Friday

May 1, 2009 10:18 am

Lumina's leader sets lofty goals for fund's role in policy debates

A major profile in the The Chronicle of Higher Education portrays Jamie Merisotis ’86, president of the Lumina Foundation for Education, as a U.S. higher education policy leader whose “big goal” has caught the attention of the Obama White House.

Thursday

April 23, 2009 11:22 am

It's the season of college acceptances, financial aid and gratitude

Currently, about 37 percent of Bates students receive more than $20 million in scholarship grant aid. A few of them spoke at the April luncheon, held in the Jarnryd Room of the new dining Commons on the day of the annual Mount David Summit.

“It makes it gratifying to give and compelling to give more.”Rising from her seat, Nicole Svirsky ’09 of Newburyport, Mass., talked about her senior thesis combining political economy and law.

Friday

April 10, 2009 12:16 pm

Seniors' development plan for Tanzanian town named Project for Peace

Two Bates seniors have received a 2009 Davis Projects for Peace award for their plan to create an economic stimulus project in an African village.