Archives for "Natural sciences"
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.
June 2, 2004 12:33 pm
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.
June 2, 2004 12:27 pm
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.
May 18, 2004 9:59 am
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.