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Friday

October 17, 1997
11:08 am

Cystic fibrosis researcher to speak at Bates

Janet K. Bayleran, director of the genetics program in the molecular laboratory at Eastern Maine Medical Center in Bangor and a clinical instructor in the Department of Pediatrics at Tufts University School of Medicine, will deliver a lecture titled “Cystic Fibrosis: Model of a Complex Disease” at 4:10 p.m., Oct. 22 in Room 113 of the Carnegie Science Building.

Thursday

September 11, 1997
2:58 pm

Marine biologist to speak at Bates

James Dalby, a research associate in the biology department at Bates College, will deliver a lecture titled “Do Ice Cover and Food Supply Affect Growth of Arctic Brittlestars” at 4:10 p.m. Sept. 18, in Room 113 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.

Thursday

June 19, 1997
11:44 am

Bates professors receive a Templeton Grant

John Smedley, associate professor of physics, and Thomas Tracy, professor of religion, have been awarded a $10,000 grant by the John Templeton Foundation for their course “Caring for Creation.”

Wednesday

June 4, 1997
11:11 am

Five faculty receive promotions

A political scientist was promoted to full professor at Bates College, and four other faculty members received tenure and were promoted to associate professors, effective July 1, announced President Donald W. Harward.

Monday

September 23, 1996
9:41 am

Nobel Laureate in chemistry to speak

Harvard University scientist Dudley R. Herschbach, winner of the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1986, will present two lectures at Bates College on Wednesday, Oct. 2, as this year’s visitor in the du Pont Eminent Scientists Seminar Series.

Tuesday

March 12, 1996
10:30 am

Annual Sampson Lecture set at Bates

Davis is the author of several books, including “The Mathematics of Matrices” and “Spirals: From Theodorus to Chaos.” Two books he co-authored with Reuben Hersh, “The Mathematical Experience” and “Descartes’ Dream,” have enjoyed worldwide popularity as explorations of the philosophy of mathematics and the role of mathematics in society. “The Mathematical Experience” won an American Book Award in 1983.

Friday

February 16, 1996
9:44 am

Scientist to Speak at Bates

Distinguished scientist Jack E. Dixon will discuss “Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases: Their Roles in Signal Transduction” at Bates College on March 8 at 7:30 p.m. in room 204 of the Carnegie Science Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Dixon’s talk, the second in a series to celebrate the establishment of a new Bates major in biological chemistry, will include a discussion of the biochemistry of cell cycling and the role of biological chemistry research in society.

Tuesday

January 30, 1996
2:38 pm

Biology lecture to focus on neuromuscular diseases

As part of the continuing Biology Lecture Series, Mary Morton of Holy Cross College will discuss “Calcium Channel Expression in Neuromuscular Diseases” at 4:10 p.m. Feb. 8 in Room 113 of the Carnegie Science Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Friday

January 12, 1996
11:54 am

Biology Seminar Series to feature talk on chiropractic medicine

As part of the continuing Biology Seminar Series held at Bates College, Dr. André Nadeau will speak on chiropractic medicine at 4:10 p.m. Jan. 24 in Room 113 of the Carnegie Science Center. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Thursday

January 11, 1996
11:48 am

Education professor elected president of environmental education association

Peter Blaze Corcoran, associate professor and chair of the department of education at Bates, was recently elected president of the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE). As president-elect for 1996, he will assume the presidency in 1997.