Stories about "Awards"
"There is something about crouching beside someone, digging your hands into the same soft earth, cultivating the vegetables that will serve as the meal you will share together, that creates the strongest bonds of community, of family and of shared hope for a brighter future."--Women and gender studies and sociology major Alicia (Ali) Rabideau '17 of Natick, Mass., teaming up with organic community gardeners in Kingston's Southside neighborhood. Working in the garden, meeting Southside residents, and getting involved in neighborhood life were all p art of th intrepid fieldwork and ethnographic efforts that she and Keenan Shields '18 of Pittsford, N.Y., completed for their Short Term course "Place, Community, Transformation: Kingston, Jamaica," taught by Charles Carnegie, professor of anthropology.The Southside gardeners, from left:Janet Williams, Suzzette Wilson, Frank Williams, neighborhood filmmaker and friend Shaquille Brown, and Rash-sean Thomas. The Williams are brother and sister, as are Wilson and Brown.Also appearing with his father is Hussein Williams, 11.Closeup of scotch bonnet peppers.This garden is an initiative of IDC (Industrial Commercial Development).Later Ali and Keenan walked up the street to Life Yard, a former dumpy that is now a sustainable urban farm and restaurant collective that grows food and mentors community children. It's also where the idea for Paint Jamaica grew.Across the street from Life Yard at 41 Fleet Street is a second grassroots social initiative in an old warehouse courtyard that has been transformed by Paint Jamaica whose artists have transformed it into an al fresco mural exhibition. This is in the Parade Gardens section of the city.
Bates matches its all-time record Fulbright Student offers in 2019–20

Wednesday, May 22, 2019 7:00 am

For the second time in three years, 25 Bates students and alumni have been offered Fulbright awards.

Exacting, empathetic, authentic: Kelley-Romano receives Kroepsch teaching award

Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:17 pm

She's known off campus for research on campaign rhetoric and alien abduction stories, but her students love her for keeping things real.

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Bates College ranks fourth in the nation in Fulbright U.S. Student awards

Friday, February 15, 2019 10:22 am

With 13 awards this academic year, Bates has now earned Fulbright Top Producer honors for eight straight years, including a No. 1 ranking in 2017-18.

Video: With low-fives and shoulder bumps, Bobcats thank professors

Thursday, February 14, 2019 4:40 pm

In a fun and heartfelt event before a recent men's basketball game, nine Bates faculty members were honored for “being instrumental in the success of Bobcat student-athletes.”

Bates criminologist shares $499K federal grant to study mass shootings

Thursday, December 13, 2018 2:21 pm

Michael Rocque and colleagues will use the Department of Justice grant to pursue ambitious research goals — including the future severity of mass public shootings.

Marshall Scholar Chris Crum ’17 eyes legal remedies for online threats

Friday, December 7, 2018 9:08 am

Chris Crum '17 is one of 48 recipients of a 2019 Marshall Scholarship, and only the second from Bates since the program was founded in 1953.

Video: Bates cross country’s run to nationals

Friday, November 16, 2018 9:50 am

Different programs. A striking number of similarities. Both Bates cross country teams are headed to NCAAs in the same season for the first time since 2012!

NSF awards $706K to Kristen Barnett for indigenous archaeology

Monday, October 22, 2018 10:28 am

Bates anthropologist Kristen Barnett has received some $706,000 to continue an indigenous archaeology project in Alaska.

Hagel honored for work on notions of authenticity in trans children

Thursday, September 27, 2018 2:04 pm

If a transgender child seems unsure of their gender identity, is that identity any less authentic? Nina Hagel explains.

Bates announces eight faculty promotions, including tenure, for 2018–19

Friday, August 10, 2018 8:00 am

The faculty promotions offer "outstanding examples of the consequential scholarship and creative work going on at Bates," says Dean of the Faculty Malcolm Hill.

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