Archives for "Mathematics"

Wednesday

December 3, 2014 4:11 pm

Fellowships enable Bates trio to sample academe, graduate-style

Fellowships enable Bates trio to sample academe, graduate-style

Three Bates College students formed the largest contingent from a single institution to receive 2014 undergraduate fellowships from the Creating Connections Consortium.

Tuesday

October 28, 2014 2:42 pm

Keys to effective thinking on tap in Sampson Lecture

Keys to effective thinking on tap in Sampson Lecture

Michael Starbird, a mathematician who has given hundreds of lectures and dozens of workshops on effective teaching and effective thinking, offers a lecture on effective thinking on Oct. 30.

Thursday

October 16, 2014 3:00 pm

Bates welcomes new faculty: Katharine Ott, mathematics

Bates welcomes new faculty: Katharine Ott, mathematics

New at Bates as an assistant professor of mathematics, Katharine Ott is eager to contribute to Bates’ strong track record in bringing more women into math.

Thursday

May 1, 2014 11:58 am

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Dumais’ contributions have touched how we find, use and make sense of information from our computers and the Internet.

Tuesday

February 25, 2014 4:17 pm

Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

Bates presents lecturers offering insight into mathematics and medical technology on Feb. 26 and 28.

Thursday

September 19, 2013 11:41 am

That makes scents: Bates, Pitt scientists propose approach to categorizing odors

That makes scents: Bates, Pitt scientists propose approach to categorizing odors

Using advanced statistical techniques, researchers at Bates and the University of Pittsburgh have developed an approach to systematically describing smells.

Friday

August 23, 2013 8:26 am

Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

At the final faculty meeting of the year, each retiring professor is honored by a colleague who offers a spoken tribute.

Thursday

September 13, 2012 8:55 am

Math professor makes short work of knotty problems

In a pair of Sept. 26 lectures at Bates, mathematician Colin Adams will explore the ins and outs of knots.

Thursday

August 9, 2012 5:15 pm

Slide Show: Summer Scholars dive into college life

Slide Show: Summer Scholars dive into college life

Summer scholars are academically gifted first-year students who might be unfamiliar with the ins and outs of the college experience.

Friday

April 13, 2012 3:18 pm

A future railroad systems engineer receives Goldwater Scholarship

A future railroad systems engineer receives Goldwater Scholarship

Triple major in physics, math and Japanese receives a prestigious award.