Archives for "Chemistry"

Thursday

July 23, 2009 9:19 am

Bates, Bowdoin share $150,000 grant to improve quantitative education

A national foundation that supports liberal arts education has awarded nearly $150,000 to Bates and Bowdoin colleges for a collaborative effort to strengthen students’ quantitative reasoning skills.

Friday

May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates’ Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.

Wednesday

April 15, 2009 8:34 am

Hughes Travel Grants send academic stars into the public sphere

Like a sports team taking its game on the road, Bates’ best and brightest academic stars take their research into…

Monday

April 6, 2009 11:23 am

Military doctor discusses ethics and careers

Doctor and retired U.S. Army Col. Dave Lounsbury ’72 shares his experience in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 12:40 pm

Reliving “A Night of Alchemy”

On a given February night in 1939, an entertainment-seeking Lewiston resident could sit at home and listen to Death Valley Days on the radio. Or he could take in a movie, like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, starring Mickey Rooney and Walter Connolly, at the Empire.

And if their appeal was nil? Well, how about the science show at Bates?

Thursday

January 1, 2009 1:03 pm

Wenzel awarded $100,000 grant for chemistry curriculum development

Thomas Wenzel, a chemistry professor at Bates, has received a grant worth nearly $100,000 to support an online curriculum development project in analytical chemistry.

Wednesday

November 19, 2008 11:10 am

Wenzel awarded $100,000 grant for chemistry curriculum development

Thomas Wenzel, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry, received a nearly $100,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to create an entirely online undergraduate curriculum in analytical chemistry that’s distinctive in two ways.

Wednesday

October 8, 2008 9:00 pm

UChicago professor celebrates Darwin at Bates

“What advice would you give to Maine students interested in science?”

Thursday

July 24, 2008 1:43 pm

Summer program for math, science students going strong in second year

Squeezing the equivalent of two semester-long courses into just six weeks, the Hughes Summer Scholars Program at Bates is a…

Friday

July 18, 2008 12:00 pm

Shawna-Kaye Lester '08 wins Jack Kent Cooke graduate scholarship

Shawna-Kaye Lester ’08 of St. Catherine, Jamaica, has won a prestigious and lucrative graduate scholarship from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. A double major in biological chemistry and Spanish at Bates, Lester will use her award to pursue an ambitious sequence of graduate programs to hone her leadership skills in healthcare management.