Archives for "Intellectual rigor"

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.

Friday

October 26, 2012 12:00 pm

Inauguration panels explore chicken-and-egg cycle of ideas in the world

Inauguration panels explore chicken-and-egg cycle of ideas in the world

There’s competition, said Michael Bonney, CEO of a company engaged in the high-pressure field of pharmaceuticals. And then there’s competition.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 8:29 am

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Bates announces new tenure-track faculty teaching in autumn 2012

Six new tenure-track members of the faculty began teaching at Bates in autumn 2012, representing dance, economics, German, neuroscience and psychology, religious studies, and classical and medieval studies.