Archives for "Natural sciences"

Tuesday

February 18, 2014 12:44 pm

Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Atomic physicist Nathan Lundblad chosen by NASA for space station research

Lundblad is “absolutely over the moon with delight” — for what the project will do for his research, his students and Bates itself.

Friday

January 31, 2014 12:37 pm

Intersections between health and culture draw Phillips Fellow Mohamud ’15 to Tanzania

In Tanzania during the summer of 2013, Phillips Fellow Asha Mohamud ’15 learned a valuable lesson about perspective.

Thursday

January 30, 2014 2:44 pm

For geology students, a walk on Garcelon Field becomes a trip back, way back, in time

For geology students, a walk on Garcelon Field becomes a trip back, way back, in time

“It’s hard to comprehend billions of years,” says geology professor Mike Retelle.

Tuesday

December 3, 2013 12:47 pm

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental award from the Shetland government and environmental organizations….

Monday

November 4, 2013 9:37 am

Bates welcomes new faculty: Travis Gould, physics

Bates welcomes new faculty: Travis Gould, physics

“Being in the classroom is something I always find immediately rewarding,” says Bates physicist Travis Gould. “I feel like I’m making a difference for somebody.”

Thursday

September 19, 2013 11:41 am

That makes scents: Bates, Pitt scientists propose approach to categorizing odors

That makes scents: Bates, Pitt scientists propose approach to categorizing odors

Using advanced statistical techniques, researchers at Bates and the University of Pittsburgh have developed an approach to systematically describing smells.

Wednesday

August 28, 2013 10:35 am

Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

Summer Student Work: On Vermont farm, Lubetkin ’16 raises awareness of community programs

Megan Lubetkin ’16 raised not only produce and livestock, but awareness of programs such as food shares for families in need and cooking classes for at-risk and refugee youth.

Tuesday

August 27, 2013 10:00 am

Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Sullivan ’15 finds a familiar work culture at Cubist

Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Sullivan ’15 finds a familiar work culture at Cubist

Shelby Sullivan ’15 contributed to the exacting work of drug development at Cubist Pharmaceuticals, where Mike Bonney ’80 is CEO.

Friday

August 23, 2013 8:26 am

Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

At the final faculty meeting of the year, each retiring professor is honored by a colleague who offers a spoken tribute.

Thursday

August 8, 2013 12:21 pm

Summer Student Research: Geology major Balter studies climate change in Arctic

Summer Student Research: Geology major Balter studies climate change in Arctic

Alexandra Balter ’14 discusses why she chose to spend a cold summer in the Norwegian Arctic.