Archives for "Intellectual rigor"

Sunday

March 1, 2009 12:39 pm

Ask Me Another: Politics professor James Richter keeps an eye on Russian society

For about a decade after the 1991 fall of the Soviet Union, hundreds of millions of Western dollars poured into Russia to promote civil society. The money, however, didn’t do the trick, and some of the reasons why are explained in a recent article by Professor of Politics James Richter titled “Integration from Below: The Disappointing Effort to Promote Civil Society in Russia,” published in Russia and Globalization: Identity, Security, and Society in an Era of Change (2008), edited by Douglas Blum.

Friday

February 27, 2009 2:58 pm

Debate tourney canceled; Yale debate postponed

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the following tournament has been canceled, and the Bates-Yale debate has been postponed with a new date and time to be announced.

Thursday

February 26, 2009 11:56 am

History professor Hall receives Kroepsch Award for teaching excellence

Associate Professor of History Joseph Hall Jr., a member of the Bates College faculty since 2002, has received the college’s 2009 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching. In conjunction with this honor, Hall gives a talk titled “How Maine Was Discovered.”

Wednesday

February 25, 2009 12:10 pm

Of clams and climate: what bivalves can tell us about Arctic environmental histories

The annual academic publication Polar Research in Tromsø included an article focusing on Arctic research conducted by Bates biology professor Will Ambrose and his students, including Greg Henkes ’08.

Monday

January 19, 2009 2:46 pm

Bates students honored for neuroscience research

A Bates College junior and a recent graduate have been honored for their achievements in neuroscience research at the college.

Tuesday

October 28, 2008 4:57 pm

Sulochana's mainstage production

Sulochana Dissanayake ’09 of Pita Kotte, Sri Lanka, directed the Bates College theater department’s mainstage production of “A Lie of…

Monday

September 22, 2008 12:00 pm

Maddie White '09 contemplates the 'final frontier'

It has always fascinated me that we are able to study and understand what is way beyond our physical reach.

Monday

September 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Bates researchers count Lyme-disease ticks in Maine woods

Bates students worked this summer with visiting biology professor Ronald Barry to collect and analyze data about ticks that carry Lyme disease.

Friday

August 1, 2008 12:00 pm

Summer program for math, science students going strong in second year

Squeezing the equivalent of two semester-long courses into just six weeks, the second annual Hughes Summer Scholars Program at Bates has been a real academic workout for the students involved.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008 4:14 pm

CSI Bates

In the woods near Merrill Gym, Short Term students in “Forensic Science,” taught by Stephanie Richards ’84, a visiting biology professor, search for a mock gravesite. From left are Jennifer Diefendorf ’11, Christopher Ray ’10, teaching assistant Marshall Karpell ’08, Leigh Krueger ’10 (behind tree), and Kelsey Omstead ’08.