Stories about "Matt Cote"
Pete Culcasi of Northbridge, Mass., looks at the eclipse through protective eyeglasses as his daughter, Maddie, and wife Jody, watch. A welder by trade, he'd also brought protective welder's glass. (Jay Burns/Bates College)
‘Follow me’: How Bates’ eclipse party got hopping

Friday, August 25, 2017 12:35 pm

“Excuse me,” Sylvia Deschaine told the surprised Admission gathering. “The eclipse is starting, and it’s a once-in-a-lifetime event."

Bates summer student researchers Jia Ahn-Pan '16 of Kuching, Malaysia (seated) and Akachukwu Obi '15 (right) of Nnewi, Nigeria, work under the guidance of Associate Professor of Chemistry Matt Cote in August 2015. A new grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation will support 15 new student researchers at Bates. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
New $270,000 grant will make the student summer research experience even better

Friday, March 11, 2016 1:16 pm

The grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation will fund 15 new student research positions in STEM fields while improving the overall summer research experience.

Bates, Bowdoin share $150,000 grant to improve quantitative education

Thursday, July 23, 2009 9:19 am

A national foundation that supports liberal arts education has awarded nearly $150,000 to Bates and Bowdoin colleges for a collaborative effort to strengthen students' quantitative reasoning skills.