Archives for "Intellectual rigor"
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 L√≥pez-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.

Caleb Glassman '14 and Destany Franklin '14 conduct research in a lab run by Nancy Kleckner, associate professor of neuroscience, on July 30, 2013. Photograph by Marc Glass/Bates College
Summer Student Work: Franklin and Glassman tag team on snail brains

Thursday, August 1, 2013 4:31 pm

Two rising seniors share insights into life in a summer research lab as they study neurological processes in snail brains.

Biochemistry majors James Meyo '14 of Nairobi, Kenya, and Jenny Chen '16 of Englewood, Colo., at work in the lab of Larissa Williams, assistant professor of biology. Photograph by Marc Glass '88/Bates College.
Summer Student Work: Students in Larissa Williams’ zebrafish lab among first to use innovative technique

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 3:00 pm

James Meyo '14 and Jenny Chen '16 are the first U.S. undergraduates to employ an innovative research technique currently used in only three labs in the world.

David George, lecturer in Spanish.
Talk by Lecturer in Spanish David George previewed in European press

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 1:36 pm

Research by David George, lecturer in Spanish, figured prominently in Continental news...

Bates Museum of Art interns Eliza Pyne '13, at left, and Irem Ikizler '15 discuss the art of Fransje Killaars in a March gallery talk for Killaars' "Color at the Center," an exhibition they helped prepare. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Museum internships reveal the art of creating an exhibition

Thursday, June 6, 2013 2:00 pm

Opportunities to see artworks "outside the glass" are among the benefits of internships at the Bates College Museum of Art.

Jonathan Adler '00, seen here talking with Kati Vecsey of the theater department during his lecture at Bates in 2008.
Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 3:32 pm

Under the headline “Negative Emotions are Key to Well-Being,” Scientific American writer...

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