Archives for "Natural sciences"
July 23, 2015 1:31 pm
Bates College was the only undergraduate institution represented at a recent international conference dedicated to chirality, a branch of chemistry.
June 23, 2015 4:24 pm
Ambrose will have authority over $12 million in research funding that in large part defines how scientists study Arctic climate change.
November 20, 2014 8:31 am
Rebecca Herzig marks her appointment to an endowed professorship at Bates College with a lecture on Dec. 2.
August 9, 2012 5:15 pm
Summer scholars are academically gifted first-year students who might be unfamiliar with the ins and outs of the college experience.
August 17, 2011 9:48 am
Among the students who graduated from Bates College last May were 11 pioneers of a nationally distinctive program designed to increase diversity among students in mathematics and the sciences. The 11 graduates were the inaugural participants in the college’s first Summer Scholars program, launched in 2007.
November 5, 2010 3:49 pm
The National Science Foundation has awarded $619,000 to Bates College and two other Maine schools to continue a long-term study of the relationship among climate, the environment and human activity in the Shetland Islands, northeast of Scotland. The three-year grant supports the Shetland Islands Climate and Settlement Project, an international multidisciplinary exploration of a period and place in history where “the sands of time” became more than just a cliche.
October 1, 2010 4:10 pm
From Oct. 15-17, Bates hosts African Refugee Health: Best Practices, a regional conference also sponsored by, and presenting refugee health experts from, St. Mary’s Health System and the Central Maine Medical Family in Lewiston, and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
May 11, 2010 1:35 pm
The 11th annual Lewiston High School Science Fair takes place in the high school gymnasium, 156 East Ave., starting at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 13. Continuing a long relationship between Bates and the high school, the Harward Center for Community Partnerships at Bates sponsors this year’s event, and two Bates students are helping to coordinate the fair.
September 30, 2009 4:53 pm
A Physics Today story (March 2009) issue talks to physicists who’ve become involved in forensics. One is Professor of Physics…
September 11, 2009 1:59 pm
The ceremony beginning Bates’ 155th academic year on Sept. 9 took place on a choice afternoon, sunny and mild, and explored in depth the concept of choice — no small issue for 470 first-year students confronted with new freedom to make their own choices.