Archives for "Natural sciences"
August 28, 2007 11:20 am
Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program (AESOP) sends small groups of students hiking, camping, climbing, kayaking and canoeing across northern New England with the aim of helping the newbies make personal connections before classes start. This year’s 80 leaders, working in pairs, will bring more than 250 first-years to destinations from Isle au Haut to Baxter State Park to Vermont’s Long Trail.
August 9, 2007 9:22 am
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.
August 8, 2007 9:14 am
The papers of a Bates College professor who spent decades studying pollution in the Androscoggin River — pollution that prompted the federal Clean Water Act of 1972 — are newly accessible to researchers.
May 21, 2007 12:39 pm
Akiko Doi, a Bates College senior from Kyoto City, Japan, recently won the Undergraduate Student Research Achievement Award Poster Competition in the enzymology category.
May 9, 2007 2:26 pm
A childhood trip to the rainforests of Costa Rica introduced Taegan McMahon ’07 to poison dart frogs. Immediately, she was smitten. “They are very cool and absolutely beautiful,” she says.
April 10, 2007 1:34 pm
Several years ago, students in Lee Abrahamsen’s 300-level virology course undertook a project for a hepatitis-C support group at a local hospital.
April 10, 2007 8:44 am
Several years ago, students in Lee Abrahamsen’s 300-level virology course undertook a project for a hepatitis-C support group at a…
February 26, 2007 4:12 pm
“What I see happening here at Bates is definitely going in the right direction,” said U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud, D-Maine, during a “green tour” of Bates Feb. 20.
November 9, 2006 3:58 pm
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.
October 25, 2006 2:03 pm
Lee Silver, a molecular biologist and author known for his trenchant analysis of issues at the intersection of biotechnology, law, ethics and religion, visits Bates College to offer a lecture based on his new book at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 8, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.