Stories about "Intellectual rigor"
In the Shetland Islands, a Bates-directed archaeological dig, funded by the National Science Foundation, involves geologists, anthropologists, historians and biologists who are discovering the fate of a township named Broo that was buried in sand during the17th century Little Ice Age.
Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

Tuesday, December 3, 2013 12:47 pm

A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental...

Frieda Esther Lopatka, grandmother of Rachel Baumann.
Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 8:08 am

Rachel Baumann discusses her grandparents' travails during the Holocaust, and offers insights into wartime history and the roles of humanity and faith, on Nov. 15.

fulbright 2013-14
Bates a Fulbright ‘top producer’ again, and the secret of our success

Friday, November 1, 2013 10:38 am

“When you have talented teacher-scholars mentoring very bright, internationally oriented students, you get great results in the fellowship arena.”

The team of Taylor Blackburn '15 and Matt Summers '15 get ready to head to Harvard for a recent tournament. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates debate ranks fifth in nation, including key win at Yale Inter-Varsity Tournament

Thursday, October 31, 2013 11:00 am

Bates debate ranks fifth in the U.S., trailing only Yale, Harvard, Brandeis and Rutgers.

Jonathan Cavalerro, assistant professor of rhetoric (Mike Bradley/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Jonathan Cavallero, rhetoric

Monday, October 28, 2013 9:23 am

"I’m interested in the cultural place of the movies, and how they help us think about social identities," says Jonathan Cavallero, assistant professor of rhetoric.

Assistant Professor of History Lydia Barnett. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Lydia Barnett, history

Monday, October 21, 2013 4:28 pm

To some people, says historian Lydia Barnett, Hurricane Sandy signified something more than merely physical phenomena.

Printmaker and teacher Hideki Kimura.
Museum lecture to explore past, present of Japanese printmaking

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 12:07 pm

Japanese printmaking is the focus of a current exhibition at the Museum of Art and of a lecture on Sept. 28.

Professor of Mathematics Bonnie Shulman, who retired in June, accepts salutations en masse from math students during the annual Mount David Summit in March. (Chip Ross photo)
Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

Friday, August 23, 2013 8:26 am

At the final faculty meeting of the year, each retiring professor is honored by a colleague who offers a spoken tribute.

Simone Schriger '14 in La Campana National Park, Chile. (Arantxa Gallegos)
Summer Student Work: Schriger ’14 examines dating violence among Chilean college students

Monday, August 19, 2013 12:00 pm

Schriger received grant funding through the Mellon Foundation to help her integrate her summer research into her academic work as a senior.

Seen here is an artist's conception of an unusual kind of supernova that Soderberg has explored. Known as an engine-driven supernova, it emits low-energy radio waves rather than high-energy gamma rays. Illustration by Bill Saxton.
Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

Tuesday, August 6, 2013 10:00 am

The NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science program invites only A-list young researchers. It's also a predictor of later success.

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