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Friday

March 4, 2011
1:24 pm

The Boston Globe previews two Nordic races where Freeman '98 is defending champ

In its preview of two major Nordic races in New England, The Boston Globe focuses on Justin Freeman ’98, defending…

Monday

January 31, 2011
11:53 am

Video: Can a snow sculpture explain quantum physics?

Around the Quad on Friday afternoon, science students created snow sculptures to illustrate scientific concepts, from evolution to an Erlenmeyer flask experiment gone awry.

Tuesday

January 11, 2011
10:22 am

'Plutonium cities,' climate change at issue

The winter’s lectures at Bates begin with two intriguing guests. Kate Brown, an award-winning historian at the University of Maryland, discusses “plutonium cities” in the U.S. and Soviet Union at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). A day later, Kerry Emanuel, an influential professor of meteorology at MIT, presents “Uncertainty, Modeling and Climate Change” at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

December 22, 2010
9:32 am

N.H. news media feature legendary holiday gingerbread houses by Brown '80

WMUR-TV’s New Hampshire Chronicle and the Foster’s Daily Democrat each recently featured Trudy Higgins Brown ’80 of Durham, N.H., and…

Tuesday

December 21, 2010
11:02 am

Chimpanzee 'doll' play suggests some biological basis for gender-specific play by humans

As a report in Science News states, the research “supports a controversial view that biology as well as society underlies boys’ and girls’ contrasting toy preferences.”

Friday

November 5, 2010
3:49 pm

Bates-led consortium of schools awarded $619,000 to continue Shetlands study

The National Science Foundation has awarded $619,000 to Bates College and two other Maine schools to continue a long-term study of the relationship among climate, the environment and human activity in the Shetland Islands, northeast of Scotland. The three-year grant supports the Shetland Islands Climate and Settlement Project, an international multidisciplinary exploration of a period and place in history where “the sands of time” became more than just a cliche.

Thursday

November 4, 2010
5:13 pm

Philanthropy's impact on teaching, research addressed at Benjamin Bates Society gathering

• Click on the thumbnails below to view images from the Leaders in Philanthropy event (photos by Lorenzo Ciniglio): Reflecting…

Wednesday

November 3, 2010
3:23 pm

Video: NASA profile of Petro '01 reveals influence of Bates mentor

“Also at Bates Petro met Professor Gene Clough, Lecturer in Geology and Physics, who became his dear friend, advisor, role model and tour guide as he delved into planetary geology.”

Thursday

October 21, 2010
4:04 pm

R&D chief at pharmaceuticals firm to discuss drug development

A talk at Bates by Steven Kates ’83, vice president of research and development for the Massachusetts pharmaceuticals company Ischemix, visits Bates College to offer the presentation Ischemix: Discovery and Development has been rescheduled from Tuesday, Nov. 2, to Monday, Nov. 8. The time and location for the event will be announced.

Wednesday

October 6, 2010
11:32 am

Litchfield County Times profiles honors chemistry grad Pender-Cudlip '10

The Litchfield (Conn.) County Times profiles Marilla Pender-Cudlip ’10, “fresh from a stellar academic career at Bates College, where she…