Emily McConville

Emily writes and edits content for Bates publications.

Stories by Emily McConville
Bates in the News: Feb. 15, 2019

Friday, February 15, 2019 9:42 am

The media turns to former U.S. Attorney Joyce White Vance ’82 to explain the Mueller investigation, and an alumna tells her classmate's story to emphasize the need for inclusive design.

In biomimetic experiment, cat tongues lick the competition nearly every time

Thursday, February 7, 2019 3:20 pm

In a class on nature-inspired design, Andrew Mountcastle tasks his students with building a better brush.

What I Mean When I Say: Katharine Ott and ‘Harmonic’

Wednesday, February 6, 2019 11:59 am

Harmonic functions help explain physical phenomena like heat conduction and fluid flow, says Associate Professor of Mathematics Katharine Ott.

Ten Bates professors share their favorite writing assignments

Wednesday, January 30, 2019 12:28 pm

Through these assignments — such as describing as tree species or penning an op-ed — Bates professors teach their students to write with power and skill.

Bates in the News: Jan. 18, 2019

Thursday, January 17, 2019 4:22 pm

Bates alumni join and leave Congress, an alumna helms a university, and we learn how Brooks Quimby mentored Ed Muskie '36.

Amidst sharks and coral reefs, Kelton McMahon ’05 unravels a paradox as old as Darwin

Thursday, January 17, 2019 3:43 pm

Over the course of his career, Kelton McMahon ’05 has developed tools that can tell you what an animal eats, by looking at the atoms in its body.

Grassroots activism: 6 insights from MLK Day speaker Barbara Ransby

Wednesday, January 9, 2019 2:35 pm

Michael Sargent, an associate professor of psychology and a podcaster, interviews Ransby ahead of her Jan. 21 keynote address.

‘Just like Bates’: Ngan Dinh ’02 helps build Vietnam’s first liberal arts university

Thursday, December 20, 2018 8:40 am

Among the first Vietnamese students to attend Bates, Ngan Dinh ’02 is now a key figure in the creation of Fulbright University Vietnam.

Video: 2018 in pictures

Monday, December 17, 2018 2:42 pm

Place, focus, teamwork, motion, connection: the year that was at Bates College.

Through hands-on research, Bates students help expand access to energy-saving window inserts

Friday, December 14, 2018 9:56 am

In a community-engaged environmental studies research course, the community engagement and the research happen simultaneously.

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