Archives for "Faculty and staff"

Wednesday

March 7, 2001 3:30 pm

French professor Mary Rice-DeFosse pursues an interdisciplinary approach

Mary Rice-DeFosse, professor of French, lives and works in a state in which 40 percent of the residents claim French heritage. It’s no coincidence, then, that Franco-American Maine literature and culture are an important part of her work.

Thursday

March 1, 2001 2:57 pm

Christian Science Monitor interviews Hiss '66 about merits of optional SAT

In a Christian Science Monitor interview, Bates Vice President Bill Hiss explains the good results Bates has experienced since making the SAT optional.

Friday

February 16, 2001 1:45 pm

Classical concert at Bates, then to Carnegie Hall

Scott Murphree, baritone, and Alvin Novak, pianist, will perform commissioned works by contemporary composers Virgil Thomson, Paul Bowles, Ned Rorem, John Gruen and Francis Poulenc for this year’s Alice S. Esty concert Friday, March 2, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

January 31, 2001 9:41 am

Faculty members awarded professorships

Bates College has awarded newly endowed professorships to faculty members Jane Costlow and James Parakilas, announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College.

Costlow, professor of Russian and East Asian languages and literature, is the inaugural Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies. Parakilas, professor of music, is the inaugural James L. Moody Jr. Family Professor of Performing Arts.

Thursday

November 9, 2000 2:01 pm

Pamela Baker, associate professor of Biology, awarded a $970,458 grant

Associate Professor of Biology and Biological Chemistry Pamela Baker’s recent studies of periodontal disease add up to more than another warning about how important it is to brush one’s teeth.

Monday

August 7, 2000 3:25 pm

Neuroscientist to discuss brain and the immune system at Bates

The Edmund S. Muskie Archives and the Special Collections division of Bates College’s George and Helen Ladd Library have merged and are now housed at the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Avenue, Lewiston, announced Kurt Kuss, curator of rare books, manuscripts and photographs at Bates College.

Friday

July 14, 2000 1:24 pm

Bates receives $1.3 million grant for science education

Bates College has received a $1.3 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the nation’s largest private supporter of science education from elementary school through postdoctoral studies.

Monday

July 10, 2000 3:44 pm

Education professor wins teaching award

Brunswick resident Anne Wescott Dodd, chair of the Department of Education at Bates College, has received the 2000 Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching. The two-part award includes a $1,000 prize and a $1,500 discretionary fund to support Dodd’s teaching.

Friday

June 30, 2000 2:10 pm

Norman E. Ross, Treasurer Emeritus, Dies at 101

Norman Ernest Ross, 101, Bates College treasurer emeritus who served the school for 44 years, died June 30 at Russell Park Rehabilitation and Living Center after a long illness.

Wednesday

June 21, 2000 2:05 pm

Wenzel receives National Science Foundation grant

Thomas J. Wenzel of Auburn, Maine will conduct research aimed at improving the use of NMR spectroscopy in distinguishing pairs of chiral compounds, used to distinguish the left- and right-hand sides of amino acids and other chemical compounds.