Archives for "Natural sciences"
August 5, 2009 3:17 pm
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.
August 5, 2009 2:48 pm
The goal of the Bates Summer Scholars Program is to build a community of science scholars from among a diverse group of first-years, including first-generation college students and students from groups underrepresented in the sciences. It introduces these students to college-level academics and helps them develop time-management, research and study skills.
May 21, 2009 4:38 pm
More than 280 students participated in the eighth Mount David Summit, Bates College’s annual celebration of student academic achievement. In…
May 4, 2009 10:44 am
By drawing on inspirational ancestors and marshaling its community, Bates moves forward.
March 1, 2009 1:46 pm
By drawing on inspirational ancestors and marshaling its community, Bates moves forward
October 29, 2008 8:59 am
The year 2009 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of naturalist Charles Darwin and the 150th publication anniversary of The Origin of Species, the book in which Darwin set forth the theory of evolution.
September 23, 2008 1:57 pm
Paul Rozin, a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania, presents his findings on the moral, psychological and social factors involved in food choices in a lecture at Bates.
September 16, 2008 1:50 pm
The year 2009 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of naturalist Charles Darwin and the 150th publication anniversary of The Origin of Species, the book in which Darwin set forth the theory of evolution. During the 2008-09 academic year, Bates College and the Lewiston Public Library are commemorating these anniversaries with “Darwin at 200,” a series of events illustrating the importance of Darwin’s theory to our understanding of life on Earth and to human culture.
September 2, 2008 12:00 pm
Bates College has been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Sherman Fairchild Foundation to purchase seven scientific instruments that will enhance interdisciplinary collaborations among science faculty and research opportunities for students.
September 1, 2008 12:00 pm
Bates students worked this summer with visiting biology professor Ronald Barry to collect and analyze data about ticks that carry Lyme disease.