Archives for "Faculty and staff"

Tuesday

October 11, 2011 2:54 pm

Physicist Childress among 'spin doctors' making quantum discovery

While physicists have been able for decades to measure the spin state of a single atom in a vacuum, previous techniques for measuring the spin of a single electron or nucleus in a solid state disturb surrounding spins. Now researchers including Lilian Childress, assistant professor of physics at Bates, have developed a way to measure spin that avoids this problem.

Friday

October 7, 2011 9:18 am

With contemporary interest, Society of Antiquaries elects Michael Jones as Fellow

When Professor of History Michael Jones learned of his recent election as a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of…

Thursday

September 29, 2011 12:19 pm

Video: Maine river restoration documentary features environmental economist Lynne Lewis

Professor of Economics Lynne Lewis’ collaborative work on Maine river rehabilitation is featured in the Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary…

Tuesday

September 27, 2011 11:19 am

Audio: Chris Murtagh’s 600-mile dash to graduation

Chris Murtagh ’11, track coach Al Fereshetian and David Pless ’13 made an overnight, 600-mile dash from Washington, D.C., back to Bates for Murtagh’s graduation.

Wednesday

September 14, 2011 2:43 pm

Olin Arts Center introduces 'Flash' concerts

The Olin Arts Center introduces the new “Flash” concerts. The first concert features a jazz quintet with Bates faculty members, the second features jazz guitarist Sean McGowan. All concerts are open to the public at no charge. For more information contact 207-786-6135 or olinarts@bates.edu

Friday

September 9, 2011 2:01 pm

Video: What course are you excited to teach?

Video: What course are you excited to teach?

As faculty members joined the academic procession for Convocation on Sept. 6, we asked several professors a question: What course…

Wednesday

September 7, 2011 3:59 pm

Don’t be ruled by social constructs, ‘Winning’ author tells Convocation audience

“Become a sociologist of conscience, or perhaps an archeologist of culture,” the Bates College Class of 2015 was told as the new academic year began — in other words, this is your time to understand, and redefine, the social norms that guide us through life.

Tuesday

September 6, 2011 11:09 am

Orientation is a way to make yourself at home

The day started out wet, but the rain was giving way to a gentle warmth as Josh Quint ’14 moved into a ground-floor double in Parker Hall.

Friday

September 2, 2011 6:31 pm

Boston Globe explores the life of David Aschauer; services set for Saturday

In a touching and insightful story, The Boston Globe explores the unexpected death of Bates economics professor David Aschauer, who…

Friday

September 2, 2011 11:22 am

Ready, set, welcome: Nine behind-the-scenes stories about the new Bates year

After the first-year students and their trip leaders headed off on their preorientation AESOP trips on Monday, we did a…