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Wednesday

May 15, 2002
9:56 am

In math as in juggling, it's OK to make mistakes

“I want my students to discover that in learning math, as in juggling, it is important to accept our mistakes, to pick up the pieces and to start over again until we get it right,” says David Haines, professor of mathematics at Bates College. Haines also encourages his students to juggle during class hours.

Friday

March 29, 2002
3:14 pm

Work with undergrads nets national award for Bates professor

Thomas J. Wenzel, a resident of Auburn and a chemistry professor at Bates College, is one of two educators nationally to receive a 2002 CUR Fellows Award from the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR).

Wednesday

February 13, 2002
9:28 am

Bates chemistry major awarded for research

Kristin J. Smith, a chemistry major, is one of four undergraduate students nationwide to receive the American Chemical Society’s I.M. Kolthoff Enrichment Award.

Monday

January 14, 2002
3:39 pm

Three Bates faculty members receive Phillips Fellowships

Matthew Cote, associate professor of chemistry; Atsuko Hirai, Kazushige Hirasawa Professor of History; and John Rhodes, associate professor of mathematics, have been awarded Phillips Faculty Fellowships for the 2002-03 academic year, announced Donald W. Harward, president of Bates College.

Monday

January 7, 2002
4:05 pm

Lecture looks at Arctic reserve

Timothy Leach, a 1999 graduate of Bates College, discusses his fact-finding tour of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, in the college’s Chase Lounge, on Campus Avenue. The presentation is open to the public at no charge.

Monday

November 5, 2001
2:56 pm

Bates takes part in premiere science education institute

Five members of the Bates College science faculty took part last August in an institute sponsored by the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U). The outcome of the five-day summer institute was a new national initiative called Science Education for New Civic Engagements and Responsibilities (SENCER).

Thursday

November 1, 2001
3:19 pm

Student meets Nobel winner at Off-Campus Study Consortium

As if spending a semester in London isn’t exciting enough, a Bates College junior from Northeast Harbor also had the opportunity last month to meet one of this year’s recipients of the Nobel Prize for medicine – just two days after the award was announced.

Wednesday

October 31, 2001
3:30 pm

Bates partners with Mount Desert Island laboratory in $5.5 million NIH grant

For Bates College, a $5.5 million grant to Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory (MDIBL) will translate into many more biomedical research opportunities for students and support for an expanded network of biomedical researchers. The National Institutes of Health grant was announced Tuesday (10/30/01) in Salisbury Cove, home of MDIBL.

Thursday

October 25, 2001
1:23 pm

Bates ranks seventh in number of physics graduates

In a survey of more than 500 colleges whose ultimate degree is a baccalaureate, the American Institute of Physics ranked Bates College seventh in the number of physics majors it graduates annually.