The following is a press release
LEWISTON, MAINE – Jacob Atwood of Natick, Mass., a senior at Bates College, presented a poster summarizing his summer research experience with lecturer of English, Jessica Anthony and author Elizabeth Rush Mueller.
Atwood, an English major, shared a research poster entitled “Searching: An Exploration through Creative Nonfiction Writing of How Millennials Pursue Meaning.”
Atwood, the son of John B. Atwood and Beth A. Wald of Natick, is a 2015 graduate of Noble and Greenough School.
He was among 85 Bates students who received support through the Dean of the Faculty’s office in order to undertake summer research.
“Conducting research during the summer can be a transformative experience for students,” said Malcolm Hill, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty. “This work not only makes a direct contribution to new knowledge collection and ongoing studies, it promotes meaningful professional development within potential fields of study.”
Located in Lewiston, Maine, Bates is internationally recognized as a leading college of the liberal arts, attracting 2,000 students from across the U.S. and around the world. Since 1855, Bates has been dedicated to educating the whole person through creative and rigorous scholarship in a collaborative residential community.