Archives for "Intellectual rigor"

Monday

April 8, 2013 10:52 am

Immodest proposals: Students offer tips for fellowship success

Immodest proposals: Students offer tips for fellowship success

At Mount David Summit, students shared their strategies for writing successful graduate fellowship proposals.

Thursday

March 14, 2013 2:37 pm

Multimedia: Cultural collisions drive Kroepsch honoree

Multimedia: Cultural collisions drive Kroepsch honoree

For anthropologist Loring Danforth, helping students navigate their own cultural collisions is “important and interesting.”

Wednesday

February 27, 2013 2:00 pm

Smith ’13 and Djang ’13 join the ‘elite of elite’ world debaters

Smith ’13 and Djang ’13 join the ‘elite of elite’ world debaters

“Breaking” at the world debate tournament is more impressive the more you learn about it.

Tuesday

February 19, 2013 1:02 pm

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

An African monkey known as a lesula was recently confirmed as a new species by Kate Detwiler ’95 and her fellow primate researchers.

Wednesday

January 23, 2013 11:41 am

Otis Intern Kate Paladin ’15 learns the value of green ‘action’

Otis Intern Kate Paladin ’15 learns the value of green ‘action’

Kate Paladin ’15 discovers what happens when a community becomes an epicenter of poverty and pollution.

Thursday

January 17, 2013 1:07 pm

Sun Journal profiles bio professor Williams and her zeal for zebrafish

Sun Journal profiles bio professor Williams and her zeal for zebrafish

Examining zebrafish can tell us something about us, says Assistant Professor of Biology Larissa Williams.

Wednesday

January 9, 2013 2:38 pm

An expert in genetic impacts of pollution, Larissa Williams joins biology faculty

An expert in genetic impacts of pollution, Larissa Williams joins biology faculty

In a sense, Bates biologist Larissa Williams studies the process of evolution as it happens.

Thursday

December 6, 2012 9:35 am

Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Public radio interviews Kane about her book ‘The Gender Trap’

Customs like pink for girls and blue for boys are not necessarily benign choices, says Bates sociologist Emily Kane.

Wednesday

December 5, 2012 4:07 pm

In letter to New York Times, Danforth takes issue with Saudi book, characterizations

In letter to New York Times, Danforth takes issue with Saudi book, characterizations

Danforth’s letter is in response to a review of the book On Saudi Arabia by Karen Elliott House.

Friday

October 26, 2012 4:00 pm

‘The embodiment of Bates values,’ Spencer is installed as president

‘The embodiment of Bates values,’ Spencer is installed as president

Bates formally installed Ava Clayton Spencer, described by her former boss as the “embodiment of Bates values,” as its eighth president before a gathering of 2,500 on Friday afternoon.