Archives for "Research excellence"
March 10, 2000 11:52 am
Lene Vestergaard Hau, a Danish physicist who stunned the global scientific community by slowing the speed of light in a Harvard University research laboratory, will discuss her work at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 26, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College. The public is invited to attend without charge.
March 9, 2000 11:41 am
Ruth Hubbard, Richard Lewontin and Philip Reilly, scientists from the Human Genome Project, will discuss the medical, social, legal and ethical implications of their research at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 23, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Millennial Series lecture free of charge.
February 24, 2000 2:55 pm
Katherine Heggeman, a Bates College senior from Standish, has discovered a method for purifying arsenic-contaminated groundwater in Zimapan, Mexico. Heggeman, a geology major at Bates, will present research related to her senior honors thesis at the 35th annual meeting of the Northeastern Section of the Geological Society of America, March 13-15 in New Brunswick, N.J.
December 15, 1999 12:00 am
Jolene Thurston of Post Mills, Vt., a senior chemistry major, has discovered a new method for separating amino-acid components, an integral step in finding chemical compounds with undiscovered pharmaceutical value.
December 14, 1999 12:00 am
Bates College senior Alicia Soderberg of Mashpee, Mass., has identified nine new supernovae — including the most distant one found to date — as part of a National Science Foundation program that provides undergraduates with hands-on research experience.
November 22, 1999 12:00 am
Bates College students enrolled in “Public Opinion,” an advanced-level seminar taught by Douglas Hodgkin, professor of political science, are investigating the Nezinscot River Dam for the town of Turner and a proposed middle school for the town of Sabbatus.
May 1, 1999 12:00 am
Bates College was one of 14 U.S. liberal arts colleges cited for its exceptional faculty scholarship and commitment to teaching in the latest issue of higher education journal Change Magazine.
March 31, 1999 10:22 am
Bates College senior Marian Elizabeth Drake of Granville, Ohio, is one of 60 students nationwide recently selected to receive a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship.
March 12, 1999 10:50 am
Thomas J. Wenzel, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry at Bates College, has received the 1999 American Chemistry Society (ACS) Division of Analytical Chemistry J. Calvin Giddings Award for Excellence in Education.
July 16, 1998 2:18 pm
Melissa M. Grable, a Bates College senior from Wilmette, Ill., recently returned from a month-long thesis research project aboard the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Polar Sea in the Arctic Ocean.