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Monday

May 7, 2012
2:03 pm

Bates team featured in New England Emmy-nominated MPBN documentary

“Desperate Alewives,” a Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary featuring Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis among others, has been nominated for a New England Emmy.

Bates team featured in New England Emmy-nominated MPBN documentary

Friday

April 13, 2012
3:18 pm

A future railroad systems engineer receives Goldwater Scholarship

Triple major in physics, math and Japanese receives a prestigious award.

A future railroad systems engineer receives Goldwater Scholarship

Monday

March 12, 2012
1:31 pm

CFO.com touts prize-winning app by classmates Rapp and Ghai

Reporter David Rosenbaum of CFO.com highlights the prize-winning open-source financial application created by Pranav Ghai ’93 and Alex Rapp ’93….

Friday

January 20, 2012
1:08 pm

MIT physicist lecture to discuss nanofibers and artificial tissue

Leon Bellan, an expert in the applications and properties of nanofibers, or fibers smaller than a millionth of a meter in diameter, discusses his work on Friday, Jan. 27,

MIT physicist lecture to discuss nanofibers and artificial tissue

Thursday

January 12, 2012
12:13 pm

Maine media profile thesis-inspired hard cider business

Biology major Ben Manter ’11 used his senior thesis experience to kick start a Maine-based hard cider business with classmates…

Maine media profile thesis-inspired hard cider business

Thursday

December 1, 2011
3:30 pm

Physics lecture to explore magnetism’s effects at cellular level

A Brown University physics professor discusses the use of magnetism to alter cellular processes, such as cell division and swimming behavior, in a Bates College lecture at 2:40 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2, in Carnegie 204, 44 Campus Ave.

Physics lecture to explore magnetism’s effects at cellular level

Monday

November 7, 2011
1:57 pm

Astronomer to bring complexities of galactic interaction down to earth in talk

Jeffrey Kenney ’80, an astronomy professor at Yale University, discusses interactions within galactic clusters Nov. 10 in a talk intended for a mainstream audience.

Astronomer to bring complexities of galactic interaction down to earth in talk

Tuesday

October 18, 2011
3:21 pm

NOVA intern Sarah Charley ’11 starts with a joke

Sarah Charley ’11 explains the Heisenberg uncertainty principle and how an electron can sometimes be like a “sheet crumpled into a ball” and other times like a “quilt spread across a bed”

NOVA intern Sarah Charley ’11 starts with a joke

Tuesday

October 11, 2011
2:54 pm

Physicist Childress among 'spin doctors' making quantum discovery

While physicists have been able for decades to measure the spin state of a single atom in a vacuum, previous techniques for measuring the spin of a single electron or nucleus in a solid state disturb surrounding spins. Now researchers including Lilian Childress, assistant professor of physics at Bates, have developed a way to measure spin that avoids this problem.

Monday

September 26, 2011
11:37 am

Renowned physicist returns for lecture

Glenn Schmieg, professor emeritus of physics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, visits Bates College to give a lecture titled Whirlpools, Dust Devils and Tornadoes at 2:40 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, in Room 204, Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave..