Stories about "Watson Fellowship"
Kelsey Schober, Erica Veazey are Bates’ 2016 Watson Fellows

Thursday, April 14, 2016 12:57 pm

Two Alaskans are Bates College's 2016 recipients of the prestigious Watson Fellowship.

Environmental major and Watson Fellow Caroline Caldwell '15 of Gambier, Ohio, poses with a friendly kid at Nezinscot Farm in Turner, Maine. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
2015 Watson Fellow to explore sustainable ranching in three nations

Friday, May 8, 2015 9:08 am

2015 Watson Fellow and Bates College senior Caroline Caldwell will undertake an exploration of sustainable ranching in Australia, Finland and Tristan da Cunha.

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Watson Fellows to explore marine algae industry, donation of body parts

Thursday, April 3, 2014 2:04 pm

Simone Schriger and Brian Kennedy have won highly competitive Watson Fellowships, awarded to seniors of "unusual promise" for a year of international travel and research.

Watson Fellow Brian Kennedy '14. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
2014 Watson Fellow Brian Kennedy

Thursday, April 3, 2014 1:58 pm

Brian Kennedy, an economics major from Port Washington, N.Y., is one of two Bates College seniors to receive 2014 Watson Fellowships.

Watson Fellow Simone Schriger '14. (Sarah Crosby/Bates College)
2014 Watson Fellow Simone Schriger

Thursday, April 3, 2014 1:24 pm

Simone Schriger, a senior psychology major from Los Angeles, is one of two Bates seniors to be awarded a 2014 Watson Fellowship.

Olivia Norrmen-Smith '13. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Thanks to Watson Fellowship, Norrmén-Smith ’13 will research perceptions of stroke in Africa, Asia

Monday, April 8, 2013 1:57 pm

A 2013 Watson Fellowship will make it possible for a Bates alumna to spend a year in Africa and Asia researching cultural perceptions of one of humankind's leading causes of death and disability.

Romina Istratii of Athens, Greece, shown here speaking during the October 2012 dedication of two academic buildings at Bates College, is a Bates senior recently awarded the prestigious Watson Fellowship. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Istratii ’12 is Africa-bound, thanks to Watson Fellowship

Friday, April 6, 2012 4:44 pm

Romina Istratii '12 will use the Watson Fellowship to research the dynamics of food security and gender bias in Africa.

Senior to use Watson award to study South African, Indonesian theater

Monday, March 30, 2009 1:56 pm

With the ultimate aim of teaching contemporary drama in her native Sri Lanka, a Bates College senior has received a 2009 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship to study performance arts in South Africa and Indonesia. Sulochana Dissanayake of Pita Kotte, Sri Lanka, is one of 40 recipients of the 2009 fellowship, a $28,000 award supporting a year of independent research abroad.

Bates student receives prestigious Watson Fellowship

Monday, April 2, 2007 1:00 pm

Khoa Pham, a Bates College senior from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, has received one of 50 prestigious research fellowships awarded by the Thomas J. Watson Fellowship Program.

Harrow to investigate diverse approaches to child protection

Thursday, March 30, 2006 11:03 am

Amanda Harrow has pursued her interest in child-protection policy and practice through an internship with the Massachusetts Department of Social Services and through her Bates senior thesis, which has examined interventional approaches to domestic violence through service-learning work at the Abused Women's Advocacy Project, Lewiston.

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