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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…

Thursday

November 13, 2008
12:00 pm

NBC-TV affiliate covers 'Girls Get It!' math and science fair

The local NBC-TV affiliate, WCSH6, was there when local girls in grades 5 through 8 attended a fair at Bates intended to encourage engagement with math and the sciences.

Friday

November 7, 2008
12:00 pm

Bates mathematician awarded $107,000 grant

Peter Wong, a professor of mathematics at Bates, has received a grant of nearly $110,000 to support his research in topology.

Saturday

November 1, 2008
9:40 am

The Packet— In death, the chance to know a Bates life

Three times a year, I receive a packet from the editor of this magazine, a packet that no one else receives. In it are the stories of 50 or 60 people, all part of the Bates community in some way: alumni, faculty, staff. But they are united by more than being part of this community.

Friday

August 1, 2008
12:00 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 second annual Hughes Summer Scholars Program at Bates has been a real academic workout for the students involved.

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…

Wednesday

March 12, 2008
11:00 am

Mathematical society vice president offers lectures

Ruth Charney, vice president of the American Mathematical Society, presents two lectures at Bates on Friday, March 14.

Charney gives a talk titled “The Large Scale Geometry of Groups” at 4:30 p.m. in Room 104, Hathorn Hall, 3 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). In the college’s annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture, she addresses the topic “From Robotics to Geometry: Building Models with Cubes” at 7:30 p.m. in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

Thursday

August 9, 2007
9:22 am

Hughes program boosts students' math, science prospects

Students at Bates College this summer explored crime-scene chemistry and cultural diversity in mathematics through a program designed to make math and science more inviting to groups underrepresented in those fields. Eleven members of the class of 2011 were chosen to be Hughes Summer Scholars.

Thursday

November 9, 2006
3:58 pm

Award-winning mathematician to give annual Sampson Lecture

Jennifer J. Quinn, executive director of the Association for Women in Mathematics, presents two lectures at Bates on Friday, Nov. 10. At 4 p.m., she gives a talk titled “Synchronicity: Alternating Sums, Determinants, Continued Fractions and More.” At 7:30 p.m., in the college’s annual Richard W. Sampson Lecture, her subject is “Fabulous Fibonacci Numbers.” Sponsored by the mathematics department, both talks are open to the public at no cost and take place in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. For more information, please call the college concierge at 207-786-6255.