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October 24, 2006
11:17 am

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.” 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.


October 12, 2005
3:19 pm

Mathematical modeling, cancer treatment linked in Bates lecture

Lisette de Pillis, an expert in the use of mathematical models to solve difficult problems in diverse fields, offers two…


December 1, 2004
4:08 pm

Poster session aims to demonstrate math = fun

“The Heart of Mathematics,” a session of presentations by students in the course “Great Ideas in Mathematics,” aims to showcase different approaches to interpreting key concepts in the field.


June 2, 2004
12:33 pm

Gathering to celebrate life and work of deceased professor of mathematics

Colleagues, relatives, friends and former students of Richard W. Sampson, a professor emeritus of mathematics at Bates College who passed away in April, will gather to celebrate his memory at 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 11, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.


April 2, 2004
3:32 pm

Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Richard Sampson dies at 81

Professor Emeritus of Mathematics Richard W. Sampson, known for inspiring his students through both his passionate and creative teaching of mathematics and his active interest in their lives, died April 1. He was 81.


January 21, 2004
11:28 am

Lecture to explore statistical support for psychic powers

A professor of statistics from the University of California, Davis, will discuss the surprising degree that scientific testing corroborates the existence of certain psychic abilities, in a talk at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, in the Keck Classroom (G52) of Pettengill Hall.


January 27, 2003
3:11 pm

Cyberculture expert to discuss implications of altering the human body

Chris Hables Gray, a noted cyberculture expert and activist, will discuss the social implications of altering the human body through technology in a lecture.


October 15, 2002
3:20 pm

Wisconsin mathematician to speak

Georgia Benkart, professor of mathematics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, visits Bates College to give the annual Sampson Lecture


October 8, 2002
4:21 pm

Senior receives American Mathematics Society award

Challis J. E. Kinnucan, a Bates College senior from London, Ontario, has been awarded a $4,000 scholarship grant from the American Mathematical Society’s Waldemar J. Trjitzinsky Fund.


September 20, 2002
2:34 pm

Nobel laureate and econometrician Lawrence R. Klein to speak

Nobel Prize laureate and econometrician Lawrence R. Klein will spend a week in residence at Bates College, where he will deliver two public presentations about his research at 4 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, and at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 2. The public is invited to attend these talks, in the Keck Classroom (G52) of Pettengill Hall, free of charge.