December 10, 2015 4:40 pm
Professor Rebecca Herzig’s book Plucked named an Economist best of 2015; The Simpsons teases Bates (and vice versa); and Bloomberg Business looks to Ben Ayers ’99 for a better way to help Nepal.
February 11, 2015 11:10 am
John Tooker ’92 When bugs don’t eat slugs, there’s a problem afoot A Newsweek story cites research by insect ecologist…
February 4, 2015 3:31 pm
“Plucked: A History of Hair Removal,” a new social history by Bates College professor Rebecca Herzig, weaves together for the first time Americans’ shifting beliefs about facial and body hair with the technology and business of body modification.
December 8, 2014 3:42 pm
Herzig talked about her new book in a lecture marking her appointment as the Christian A. Johnson Professor of Interdisciplinary Studies,
November 20, 2014 8:31 am
Rebecca Herzig marks her appointment to an endowed professorship at Bates College with a lecture on Dec. 2.
August 27, 2010 2:00 pm
Community of voices resonate in new Bates mission statement Hundreds of people took part in crafting the new mission statement…
March 1, 2009 12:40 pm
On a given February night in 1939, an entertainment-seeking Lewiston resident could sit at home and listen to Death Valley Days on the radio. Or he could take in a movie, like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, starring Mickey Rooney and Walter Connolly, at the Empire.
And if their appeal was nil? Well, how about the science show at Bates?
May 21, 2008 2:57 pm
Rebecca Herzig, associate professor in the women and gender studies program at Bates College, received a $57,344 National Science Foundation grant in April for work to be completed in the coming year.
April 20, 2007 9:03 am
Not so long ago, shyness was usually seen as a random character trait, sadness the natural reaction to misfortune and alcoholism a sign of personal weakness. In recent decades those conditions, and many others, have been “medicalized” — associated with biological causes and redefined as medical diagnoses, not merely products of personality or fate.
January 19, 2005 11:13 am
Bates College faculty members William Ambrose, of Poland, and Rebecca Herzig, of Lewiston, have been named this year’s recipients of the college’s Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.