Stories about "Faculty and staff"
Bates wins $1 million grant for equity-driven STEM innovations

Thursday, July 5, 2018 9:23 am

The grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute will fund the transformation of STEM culture at Bates to fully support all students in the sciences.

How to keep teens from taking dangerous diet pills? Tax ’em

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:44 pm

A diet pill tax could reduce purchases among households with teens by 17.5 percent, according to a study by Bates economics professor Nathan Tefft.

Bates in the News: June 28, 2018

Thursday, June 28, 2018 2:38 pm

Netflix options an alumna’s book, a professor explains Trump’s victory, and an alumnus argues that tech and humanities can save each other.

Here’s the 2018 Bates summer reading list!

Friday, June 22, 2018 10:17 am

From a dazzling array of Bates people, this year's recommendations range from romance to science fiction to history. (You might want to brush up on your French, too.)

Theodore Walther, a Bates ‘professor and friend’ for parts of six decades, dies at age 88

Thursday, June 7, 2018 2:21 pm

Walther traversed his long tenure with a New Yorker’s bemusement, leavened by a Navy sailor’s equanimity and undergirded by devotion to his students.

With his ‘Fresh’ approach, Al Fereshetian makes history with Bates track and field throwers

Wednesday, June 6, 2018 4:28 pm

A passionate technician with a prowess for developing All-American throwers, "Coach Fresh" has led Bates' men's track and cross country programs since 1995.

Bates Club of Antarctica, and the professors who got them there

Friday, May 25, 2018 10:41 am

Before they attached video cameras to whales or sampled ancient glaciers, Bates' Antarctic researchers worked closely with their professors.

Watch the ‘power of Bates science’ rocket into space Monday morning at 4:39 a.m.

Friday, May 18, 2018 8:43 am

Monday's launch takes a Bates physics experiment to the International Space Station. For one alumnus, it's "all about the power of science at Bates."

Cheer the Chairs: Brian Ruppert appointed to Hirasawa Professorship

Thursday, May 17, 2018 6:54 pm

Joining the Bates faculty in 2017–18, Professor of Asian Studies Brian Ruppert is the new Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of Japanese Studies.

Striking in design and program, new building to embody vision for science education and research at Bates College

Thursday, May 17, 2018 9:00 am

Anchored by a $50 million gift, the new building will drive the evolution of science education at Bates and accelerate faculty collaborations that epitomize 21st-century STEM research.

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