Archives for "Natural sciences"
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.
January 26, 2005 1:06 pm
Rachel Narehood Austin, associate professor of chemistry at Bates, has received two grants totaling $210,000 to support her research into the oxidation of hydrocarbons in the environment.
January 19, 2005 11:13 am
Bates College faculty members William Ambrose, of Poland, and Rebecca Herzig, of Lewiston, have been named this year’s recipients of the college’s Ruth M. and Robert H. Kroepsch Award for Excellence in Teaching.
January 18, 2005 10:29 am
Three members of the Bates College faculty have been awarded institutional Phillips Fellowships to support a full year’s leave at full pay for the pursuit of significant scholarship, new research or the development of new courses or pedagogical approaches.
December 1, 2004 4:08 pm
“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.
November 17, 2004 12:50 pm
About a year ago, when professor of geology John Creasy was designing a first-year seminar exploring both the science of volcanoes and their affects on people, a field trip to Mount St. Helens seemed ideal.
November 15, 2004 1:03 pm
Robert Cogan and Pozzi Escot, known internationally as composers and as music theorists expert in relationships between music and such disciplines as math and physics, are spending a weeklong residency at Bates College that includes two events open to the public at no cost.
June 14, 2004 10:41 am
Thanks to support from the National Science Foundation, a professor of chemistry at Bates College is bringing four Lewiston High School students to the college to help investigate the biochemistry of a particular category of viruses.