Archives for "Natural sciences"

Wednesday

January 26, 2005 1:06 pm

Chemistry professor awarded research grants totaling $210,000

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.

Wednesday

January 19, 2005 11:13 am

Kroepsch Award honors excellence in teaching

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.

Tuesday

January 18, 2005 10:29 am

Phillips Fellowships awarded to three faculty members

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.

Wednesday

December 1, 2004 4:08 pm

Poster session aims to demonstrate math = fun

“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.

Wednesday

November 17, 2004 12:50 pm

Real-world experience tops expectations in volcano visit

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.

Monday

November 15, 2004 1:03 pm

Bates hosts leading composer-theorists for concert, residency

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.

Monday

June 14, 2004 10:41 am

College invites local high school students to participate in viral research

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.

Wednesday

June 2, 2004 12:33 pm

Gathering to celebrate life and work of deceased professor of mathematics

Colleagues, relatives, friends and former students of Richard W. Sampson, a professor emeritus of mathematics at Bates College who passed away in April, will gather to celebrate his memory at 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 11, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

June 2, 2004 12:27 pm

Bates College invites public to safe viewing of 'Transit of Venus'

Faculty in the Bates College departments of geology and of physics and astronomy invite Lewiston-Auburn residents to a viewing of the highly anticipated “Transit of Venus,” a rare solar system event, at dawn Tuesday, June 8.

Tuesday

May 18, 2004 9:59 am

Bates receives $1.2 million in fifth Hughes Medical Institute grant

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute announced today that it has awarded Bates College a grant, Bates’ fifth from HHMI, for $1.2 million to support science education.