Archives for "Natural sciences"
October 24, 2006 11:17 am
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.
November 10, 2005 2:31 pm
Jon Duchette ’06 of Turner, Maine, came to Bates intending to major in history. But although he has nine history courses tucked under his belt it turns out his heart belongs to geology.
October 12, 2005 3:19 pm
Lisette de Pillis, an expert in the use of mathematical models to solve difficult problems in diverse fields, offers two…
October 12, 2005 3:16 pm
Joseph T. Kelley, a marine geologist and sedimentologist who focuses on shoreline issues, gives a talk titled “The Destruction and Proposed Reconstruction of the Mississippi River Delta” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.
May 17, 2005 12:50 pm
Andrew Carnegie probably never considered making a gift in honor of fellow philanthropist John D. Rockefeller. But on Monday afternoon, one champion of Bates philanthropy honored another as the College inaugurated the Helen A. Papaioanou, M.D. ’49 Chair in the Biological Sciences, established as part of a multimillion gift several years ago by Ralph T. Perry ’51 and his wife, Mary Louise Seldenfleur.
May 5, 2005 3:05 pm
Bates College has named Pamela Baker, a biology professor known for her research into periodontal disease, as the college’s first Helen A. Papaioanou Professor of Biological Sciences.
April 20, 2005 12:25 pm
A double major in chemistry and environmental studies, Erin Bertrand ’05 has learned the art of seeing both the trees and the forest.
April 6, 2005 9:39 am
Michael J. Retelle, a professor of geology at Bates, is one of 13 scientists across the nation to share nearly $1,500,000 in National Science Foundation funding for Arctic research related to global climate change.
March 10, 2005 9:22 am
Richard Alley, whose book “The Two-Mile Time Machine” offers surprising conclusions about Earth’s climate, visits Bates College to give a lecture titled “Abrupt Climate Change, the Greenhouse Effect, and How We Can Make Money Cleaning up After Ourselves” Thursday, March 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.
February 9, 2005 3:10 pm
A British holography artist and a member of the Bates College physics faculty offer lectures relating to the current Bates College Museum of Art holography exhibition, “The Body Holographic: Harriet Casdin-Silver,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.