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Sociologist Duina's book 'Winning' captures media interest

Friday, December 3, 2010 12:15 pm

Winning makes us happy? Not so fast, says Associate Professor of Sociology...

Sociologist Duina discusses 'Winning' at two November book gatherings

Thursday, October 21, 2010 3:49 pm

Bates College sociologist Francesco Duina discusses his new book, "Winning: Reflections on an American Obsession" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at Borders in South Portland, and at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Prince Memorial Library in Cumberland.

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

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 11:32 am

The Litchfield (Conn.) County Times profiles Marilla Pender-Cudlip ’10, “fresh from a...

Video: Growing a community of new math and science scholars

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 4:27 pm

At Bates, we know that we must cultivate future scientists from a...

Ask Me Another: Cynthia Baker, religious studies professor

Friday, August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Cynthia Baker examines a ‘fraught’ identity term: ‘Jew’ Associate Professor of Religious...

Students Still Love the Sixties

Friday, August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

What is it about the ’60s that inspires students? In April 1960,...

Boning Up

Friday, August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

'Quantum entanglement' research published

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 8:38 am

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.

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

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:49 pm

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.

Two Bates seniors, an alumnus receive Fulbright awards

Wednesday, May 26, 2010 3:57 pm

Thanks to English Teaching Assistantships from the federal Fulbright Program, two Bates College seniors and a Bates alumnus will teach English overseas starting next fall. The Fulbright recipients are Avery Masters, a senior from Mill Valley, Calif., who will teach in Spain; Maura McGee, a senior from Manchester, N.H., who will teach in France; and Corey Pattison, a 2009 graduate now living in Gaza who will head for Indonesia.

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