Stories about "Brett Huggett"
Bates loans pivotal COVID-19 storage freezers to local hospitals

Thursday, December 17, 2020 2:01 pm

In the life-and-death battle against the pandemic, Bates professors donate pivotal COVID-19 vaccine storage freezers to two Maine hospitals.

Bates announces five 2020–21 faculty promotions, including tenure awards

Friday, October 30, 2020 9:26 am

Meet these five newly promoted faculty members, and learn a bit about what being a Bates professor means to them.

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.

Video: It’s a bird in a tree. But what bird? What tree?

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 10:03 am

A bird in a campus tree is worth two Bates professors when it comes to explaining what all the racket is about.

Don’t taste the hops: Bates students take a Lewiston brewery tour

Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:43 pm

The "Plants and Human Affairs" class heads to the Bates Mill and Baxter Brewing to learn about a beverage that dates back to the beginning of agriculture.

Then and Now: The Bates ginkgo tree sheds its leaves

Thursday, November 16, 2017 11:50 am

As ginkgo trees do, the one outside Carnegie Science Hall, across from Chase Hall, shed all its leaves within a few hours on Nov. 9.

Video: After the fall, here’s what happened to the Quad’s huge ‘hobbit’ maple

Thursday, August 4, 2016 11:31 am

The fallen tree, a century-old sugar maple, “had a life…and it supported a lot of life,” said Professor Emerita of Biology Sharon Kinsman.

$165,000 grant funds Bates study of tree structure and drought response

Friday, February 5, 2016 12:35 pm

It's plain that a tree without water will die. What's not so clear is what happens inside a thirsty tree while it's still alive.

For students, finding an invasive insect in Maine is yet another ‘useful’ Bates experience

Friday, May 22, 2015 10:17 am

Finding an invasive and destructive insect is no one's idea of good news. How the insect was found, by a Bates professor and his students, does hit better notes.

Bates welcomes new faculty: Brett Huggett, biology

Friday, October 24, 2014 10:51 am

New at Bates as an assistant professor of biology, Brett Huggett specializes in how trees response to environmental stress.