Archives for "Global perspectives"

Monday

October 27, 2014 1:31 pm

Dead clams talking: $337,000 grant supports clamshell-climate research

Dead clams talking: $337,000 grant supports clamshell-climate research

An oceanographer and a geologist at Bates have received a National Science Foundation grant to create a 1,000-year record of changing sea and climate conditions in the Norwegian Arctic.

Tuesday

July 8, 2014 11:00 am

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Slideshow: Students serve farm-to-table dinner at Nezinscot Farm

Theory meets practice as students learned just where their food, quite literally, gets born.

Friday

May 2, 2014 9:00 am

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Video: Visiting the Sprague Marsh to measure sea level change

Geology faculty and students head to Bates-Morse Mountain to place measurement rods deep in the marsh.

Thursday

April 10, 2014 12:00 pm

Slideshow: 12 student offerings from the 2014 Barlow off-campus photo exhibition

Slideshow: 12 student offerings from the 2014 Barlow off-campus photo exhibition

“The exhibition is part of how we help returning students reconnect to the Bates community,” says David Das.

Thursday

April 3, 2014 1:58 pm

2014 Watson Fellow Brian Kennedy

2014 Watson Fellow Brian Kennedy

Brian Kennedy, an economics major from Port Washington, N.Y., is one of two Bates College seniors to receive 2014 Watson Fellowships.

Friday

March 21, 2014 8:59 am

New film features stunning White Mountain views — and Bates geologist Dyk Eusden, too

New film features stunning White Mountain views — and Bates geologist Dyk Eusden, too

Eusden enters the film as an expert who links the experiential with the geological.

Thursday

March 13, 2014 10:55 am

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

Haiku and watercolors help oceanographer Greg Johnson ’85 explain climate change

He got the idea after making a major contribution to the report “Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis.”

Tuesday

December 3, 2013 12:47 pm

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental award from the Shetland government and environmental organizations….

Wednesday

August 28, 2013 10:35 am

Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

Megan Lubetkin ’16 raised not only produce and livestock, but awareness of programs such as food shares for families in need and cooking classes for at-risk and refugee youth.

Tuesday

August 20, 2013 2:33 pm

Racing to protect water supply, Auburn Water District is buoyed by Bates collaboration

Racing to protect water supply, Auburn Water District is buoyed by Bates collaboration

A collaboration between Bates and the Auburn Water District is enabling authorities to better monitor conditions in the lake that supplies drinking water to the Twin Cities.