Archives for "Natural sciences"

Monday

April 28, 2008 9:52 am

Five's the charm as Bates biochem major wows U.S. veterinary schools

Jennifer-Kate Linton, a Bates senior from West Redding, Conn., has achieved a rare distinction: She has been accepted by seven different postgraduate programs in veterinary medicine, including five in the United States.

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.

Saturday

March 1, 2008 4:39 pm

Of Climate, Clams, and Colleagues

Arctic clams are sentinels of climate change, says biology professor Will Ambrose. But he didn’t find that out by himself

Thursday

February 28, 2008 2:46 pm

Nobel winner for ozone research to give annual environmental lecture

F. Sherwood “Sherry” Rowland, who shared a 1995 Nobel Prize for his ozone-layer research, discusses his work in atmospheric chemistry and environmental advocacy in a Bates College event at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

January 29, 2008 3:20 pm

Bates welcomes the Maine State Climate Summit

The Bates Energy Action Movement and the Sierra Student Coalition, the student chapter of the Sierra Club, co-sponsor the Maine State Climate Summit at Bates College from Friday, Feb. 8, through Sunday, Feb. 10. Students attending high schools, colleges and universities in Maine are invited to take advantage of this opportunity to discuss and act on issues and ideas, ranging from wind power to eco-art, that pertain to climate change.

Thursday

January 24, 2008 2:05 pm

Scientist, panel to discuss DNA testing and identity

The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs presents a lecture and panel discussion titled “Does Your Identity Fit Your Genes?” at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archive.

Friday

December 21, 2007 1:37 pm

For geochemist Beverly Johnson, shells tell a story

Organic geochemist Beverly Johnson knows that an eggshell can endure even for tens of millennia. Moreover, that shell can reveal much about the world in which it was made.

Saturday

December 8, 2007 11:25 am

Chechen surgeon and human rights activist to speak

Dr. Khassan Baiev, a Chechen physician, author and human rights activist, will speak at Bates College on International Human Rights Day, Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Tuesday

November 6, 2007 10:04 am

Graduate programs in health care accept 89 percent of Bates applicants

Eighty-nine percent of Bates College students who worked with the college’s Medical Studies Committee in applying to health care-related graduate programs for fall 2007 matriculation were accepted.

Tuesday

October 23, 2007 11:19 am

Lynd '79, pioneering ethanol researcher, to speak at Bates

Professor Lee Rybeck Lynd ’79, a pioneer in the sustainable production of ethanol fuels from abundant, inexpensive and renewable plant materials, gives two public presentations at Bates College in October.