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Wednesday

April 6, 2011
10:55 am

Three stories from three posters at the Mount David Summit

Bacteria-fighting cranberry juice, falling humans  and TMI on Facebook — those were the topics of discussion with three Bates students…

Monday

April 4, 2011
2:45 pm

Student endeavors shine brightly at 10th annual Mount David Summit

As happens every year, the Mount David Summit made a beehive of Pettengill Hall.

Tuesday

March 29, 2011
1:48 pm

Pamela Baker ’69 appointed vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty

Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen announced to the Bates community today that Associate Dean of the Faculty Pamela J. Baker, the College’s Helen A. Papaioanou Professor of Biological Sciences, has accepted a two-year appointment as the institution’s vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty, effective July 1.

Monday

March 28, 2011
2:24 pm

Current, former students honor Koven, Pieck for excellent teaching

Sonja Pieck, assistant professor of environmental studies at Bates, and Nancy Koven, assistant professor of psychology, are this year’s recipients of the Bates award for superior teaching. They are co-winners of the Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.

Monday

March 21, 2011
9:13 am

For 10th year, Mount David Summit spotlights student work across disciplines

The 10th annual Mount David Summit, Bates College’s celebration of student academic achievement, begins at 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 1, in Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). The summit offers poster presentations of student research, short talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings. Following the daytime activities are performances by the Bates College Choir and the Bates College Modern Dance Company. The event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please visit www.bates.edu/mt-david-summit.xml or call 207-753-6952.

Wednesday

March 9, 2011
4:44 pm

Three reasons to cheer Bates faculty scholarship

Why is faculty scholarship important at a college like Bates? At a March 7 reception designed to celebrate such scholarship,…

Friday

February 11, 2011
1:15 pm

Ask Me Another: Winning author Francesco Duina

Competitive mindset is a losing proposition, argues sociologist Francesco Duina Americans are among the most competitive people in the world…

Friday

February 4, 2011
3:01 pm

A Burning Interest in the Serengeti

• Click the thumbnails above to view the slide show These photographs of Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park illustrate research by…

Friday

December 3, 2010
12:15 pm

Sociologist Duina's book 'Winning' captures media interest

Winning makes us happy? Not so fast, says Associate Professor of Sociology Francesco Duina, author of Winning: Reflections on an…

Thursday

October 21, 2010
3:49 pm

Sociologist Duina discusses 'Winning' at two November book gatherings

Bates College sociologist Francesco Duina discusses his new book, “Winning: Reflections on an American Obsession” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, at Borders in South Portland, and at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Prince Memorial Library in Cumberland.