Archives for "Maine and New England"

Thursday

October 15, 2015 9:58 am

Schlax nets $345K grant to study genetic ‘switches’ central to Lyme disease

Schlax nets $345K grant to study genetic ‘switches’ central to Lyme disease

Chemistry professor Paula Schlax’s $250,000 grant to study the bacteria that causes Lyme disease includes support for student research.

Friday

August 28, 2015 12:00 pm

Slideshow: Beach morning, marsh afternoon, and starry night for these geology students

Slideshow: Beach morning, marsh afternoon, and starry night for these geology students

From beach to marsh, geology students did faculty-guided thesis fieldwork in and around the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area, with time for play, too.

Friday

May 22, 2015 10:17 am

For students, finding an invasive insect in Maine is yet another ‘useful’ Bates experience

For students, finding an invasive insect in Maine is yet another ‘useful’ Bates experience

Finding an invasive and destructive insect is no one’s idea of good news. How the insect was found, by a Bates professor and his students, does hit better notes.

Friday

January 30, 2015 12:11 pm

Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

Bates doubly recognized for community engagement

A longtime leader in building community engagement into the liberal arts education, Bates recently received national recognition for that work from both a federal agency and a major foundation.

Monday

January 12, 2015 11:55 am

We’re taking a chill poll: Who’s got the coldest campus in the ‘CAC?

We’re taking a chill poll: Who’s got the coldest campus in the ‘CAC?

During last week’s Northeast cold snap, who had bragging rights as the coldest campus in the NESCAC?

Friday

October 24, 2014 10:51 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Brett Huggett, biology

Bates welcomes new faculty: Brett Huggett, biology

New at Bates as an assistant professor of biology, Brett Huggett specializes in how trees response to environmental stress.

Friday

September 26, 2014 3:21 pm

Forums to look at immigration, economy; Wabanaki-state child welfare history

Forums to look at immigration, economy; Wabanaki-state child welfare history

Harward Center Civic Forums at Bates College in October explore the role of immigration in Maine’s economy; and a historic effort to redress problems created by government policies toward Native American children.

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 16, 2014 12:00 pm

Video: 11 moments from a Short Term geology kayak trip to a coastal Maine island

Video: 11 moments from a Short Term geology kayak trip to a coastal Maine island

Videographer Sarah Crosby transports you to Cranberry Isles for brief moments of geology, kayaking and camaraderie.

Wednesday

May 14, 2014 8:00 am

Equestrians Kirwin ’15 and Kiesler ’16 ride to top-10 finish at Nationals

Equestrians Kirwin ’15 and Kiesler ’16 ride to top-10 finish at Nationals

“For both of them to place in the top 10 at Nationals is an amazing accomplishment,” says coach Ginger Klingenstein-Albert.