Stories about "Faculty and staff"
In her second floor Dana Chemistry office, biochemistry professor Paula Schlax helps AsiaLuna Patois '19 of Baltimore, Md. prepare for a chemistry exam.
Paula Schlax wins 2016 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching

Thursday, April 14, 2016 2:35 pm

Paula Schlax is the 2016 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching, Bates College's signature honor for great teaching.

Bates neuroscientist Jason Castro's early-career award is considered the "NSF's most prestigious grant for junior faculty scientists," says Matt Auer, vice president for academic affairs and dean of the faculty at Bates. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Neuroscientist Jason Castro receives ‘most prestigious’ NSF early career award of $720K

Thursday, March 31, 2016 9:43 am

A $720,000 National Science Foundation award will support Jason Castro's brain structure research and the creation of new neuroscience course materials.

Brett Huggett, assistant professor of biology. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
$165,000 grant funds Bates study of tree structure and drought response

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:35 pm

It's plain that a tree without water will die. What's not so clear is what happens inside a thirsty tree while it's still alive.

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Robert Feintuch, artist of psychologically pointed depictions of the male form, is at large in Greater NYC, Chicago

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 1:03 pm

You've heard it said, "Show 'em, don't tell 'em." But Robert Feintuch of Bates College's art and visual culture department will do both in the coming weeks.

Caroline Holm '17, Alex Krech, a Southern Maine Community College intern, and Anna Berenson '16, work  under the direction of chemistry professor Paula Schlax studying gene expression in the bacteria that causes Lyme disease. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Schlax nets $345K grant to study genetic ‘switches’ central to Lyme disease

Thursday, October 15, 2015 9:58 am

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

Carla Essenberg, a pollination ecologist, joined the Bates biology faculty as assistant professor in August 2015. (Josh Kuckens/Bates College)
Bates welcomes new faculty: Carla Essenberg, biology

Thursday, October 1, 2015 2:41 pm

Carla Essenberg, a pollination ecologist, joined the Bates College biology faculty as assistant professor in August 2015.

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Bates announces seven faculty promotions, including four tenure decisions

Thursday, August 27, 2015 3:24 pm

Recent faculty promotions at Bates include four professors earning tenure and three being named full professor.

Sean Findlen will become Bates College's chief communications officer Sept. 1.
Sean Findlen ’99 named chief communications officer at Bates

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 9:28 am

Sean T. Findlen, a senior vice president with the global communications firm Weber Shandwick, will become the college’s chief communications officer, effective Sept. 1.

On the Coram Library porch, Bates Registrar Mary Meserve checks the diplomas one last time just prior to Commencement 2014. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
It takes a campus to raise a Commencement

Tuesday, May 26, 2015 4:10 pm

Here's a sampling of the hundreds of actions, both tiny and Historic Quad-sized, that add up to a thrilling Bates College Commencement.

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Alexandre Dauge-Roth wins 2015 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 3:22 pm

One thing Bates College professor Alexandre Dauge-Roth wants his students to take away from his teaching is a better understanding of how their worldview is shaped by their own position.

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