Archives for "Intellectual rigor"

Thursday

October 21, 2010 3:49 pm

Sociologist Duina discusses 'Winning' at two November book gatherings

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.

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…

Tuesday

August 31, 2010 4:27 pm

Video: Growing a community of new math and science scholars

At Bates, we know that we must cultivate future scientists from a wide range of backgrounds in order to flourish…

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Ask Me Another: Cynthia Baker, religious studies professor

Cynthia Baker examines a ‘fraught’ identity term: ‘Jew’ Associate Professor of Religious Studies Cynthia Baker is something of an expert…

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Students Still Love the Sixties

What is it about the ’60s that inspires students? In April 1960, a group of Bates students picketed Woolworth’s in…

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Tuesday

August 10, 2010 8:38 am

'Quantum entanglement' research published

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.

Wednesday

June 9, 2010 2:49 pm

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

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.

Wednesday

May 26, 2010 3:57 pm

Two Bates seniors, an alumnus receive Fulbright awards

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.

Wednesday

May 26, 2010 3:21 pm

Bates announces Commencement 2010 honorands, speakers

The 2010 Bates honorands are:
Rennie Harris, the choreographer who brought hip hop to the mainstream world of dance;
James McCarthy, a scientist recognized internationally for helping to communicate the science of climate change;
Jane Pauley, the veteran television journalist;
Elizabeth Strout, the Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist and 1977 Bates graduate;
and Teresa Woodruff, a researcher responsible for pioneering work in the care of women who will become infertile due to cancer treatment.