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Friday

August 22, 2003
10:57 am

Getting the lead out tests urban gardeners

An environmental studies major at Bates with a concentration in environmental geology, senior Rachel Booty is researching soil contamination by heavy metals — primarily lead — for her thesis. In particular, she’s investigating the impact such contamination makes on urban living. Her research has involved testing plant and soil samples from the downtown gardens run by Lots to Gardens, the community garden program that Booty works for, and comparing them to control materials taken from test gardens on campus.

Sunday

August 3, 2003
10:47 am

Bates Dance Festival presents site-specific performance

The Bates Dance Festival, northern New England’s leading contemporary dance producing and training program, presents a double bill featuring “Different Voices,” an evening of works by international and U.S. artists presented in Schaeffer Theatre, and “The Atrium Project,” a site-specific performance in the Perry Atrium, Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

Friday

August 1, 2003
11:03 am

National summit on undergraduate research to be hosted

From Aug. 2 through 4, forty-nine leaders in chemistry research from U.S. academic institutions, industry and funding agencies will attend a national Undergraduate Research Summit at Bates.