Nationwide across all disciplines Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Fellowships were awarded.
While attending and later leading the Freewill Baptist Parsonsfield SeminaryBates founder, Oren Burbank Cheney worked for racial and gender equality, religious freedom, and temperance.
Four years later inBates sponsored a college preparatory school, called the Nichols Latin School. From its inception, Bates College served as an alternative to a more traditional and historically conservative Bowdoin College.
Senator Charles Sumner to create a collegiate motto for Bates and he suggested the Latin phrase amore ac studio which he translated as "with love for learning" which has been taken as "with ardor and devotion,"  or "through zeal and study. Inthe college graduated the first woman to argue in front of the U.
Supreme CourtElla Haskell. Kennedyin front of Smith Hallduring Winter Carnival. Bates maintained a considerable female student body and "did not suffer [lack in student enrollment due to military service involvement] as Ohio state center for historical research dissertation fellowship as male-only institutions such as Bowdoin and Dartmouth.
Bates Victoryafter the college. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy enrolled along with hundreds of other sailor-students. The college began to garner a reputation for predominately educating white students who come from upper-middle-class to affluent backgrounds.
In the s, it was really difficult for most Bates students to integrate in the community because most of the people spoke French and lived a hard life.
During this time the college began to compete athletically with Colby Collegeand inwith Bowdoin created the Colby-Bates-Bowdoin Consortium. InBates made national headlines for being named the most expensive university in the U.
Spencer assumed the presidency inand created diversity mandates, expanded student and faculty recruitment, and financial aid allocation. Bates College is a private baccalaureate liberal arts college that offers 36 departmental and interdisciplinary program majors and 25 secondary concentrations, and confers Bachelor of Arts B.
Bates College enrolls 1, students, of whom study abroad each semester. This includes two semesters, plus a Short Term consisting of five weeks in the Spring, in which only one class is taken and in-depth coursework is commonplace. The largest natural science academic department is the Biology department, followed by Mathematics, Physics, and Geology.
The program consists of three years at Bates and a followed two years at the school of engineering resulting in a degree from Bates and the school of engineering. Students at Bates take a first-year seminar, which provides a template for the rest of the four years at Bates. The student selects a specific topic offered by the college, and works together in a small class with a scholar-in-field professor of that topic, to study and critically analyze the subject.
All first-year seminars place importance on writing ability, and composition in order to facilitate the process of complex and fluid ideas being put down on paper. Seminars range from constitutional analysis to mathematical theorizing.
After three complete years at Bates, each student participates in a senior thesis or capstone that demonstrates expertise and overall knowledge of the MajorMinor or General Education Concentrations GECs. The Senior Thesis is an intensive program that begins with the skills taught in the first-year program and concludes with a compiled thesis that stresses research and innovation.
A feature of a Bates education is the Honors Program which includes a tutorial-based thesis modeled after the universities of Oxford and Cambridge. A faculty member must nominate the student for thesis candidacy by the conclusion of their junior year.
Under the guidance of the nominating faculty member, the student declares his or her thesis s at the start of senior year and concludes it before his or her graduation.
The thesis is subject to an oral examinationwhich is loosely based on defending a dissertation or oral argumentation. The oral examination committee includes a member of the faculty from a different department, and an examiner who specializes in the field of study the student is defending and is usually from another institution.
In chemistry, the college has played an important role in shaping ideas about inorganic chemistry and is considered the birthplace of inorganic photochemistry as its early manifestations was started at the college by alumnus George Hammond who was later dubbed "the father of the movement".
The telescope is used for research by the college, local government agencies, and other educational institutions.
All tenured faculty possess the highest degree in their field.Dissertation Fellowships: Applicants for Dissertation Fellowships must have completed their general exams (or the equivalent thereof) by January 31, , and be actively engaged in their dissertation research and/or writing.
Dissertation Fellows will be expected to participate fully in the Center for Historical Research program. Center for Historical Research at Ohio State University, Dissertation Fellowship Central Europe Summer Research Institute (CESRI) Council for European Studies (CES) Fellowship Program.
The Office of International Affairs administers the Fulbright-Hays Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad (DDRA) Fellowship Program for The Ohio State University, and grant competitions are held annually.
The NC Foundation for Alcohol & Drug Studies is pleased to present the Summer School, July 31 st through August 4 th at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, NC. We are honored to have this year’s faculty filled with nationally known speakers, researchers and leaders in the field.
The award supports dissertation research and writing on some aspect of one of the following areas of study: the colonial and ante-bellum South, the slavery controversy, the . Dr. David Asch. David Asch is Executive Director of the Penn Medicine Center for Health Care Innovation.
He is the John Morgan Professor at the Perelman School of Medicine and the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.