Archives for "Research excellence"
May 30, 2000 11:19 am
Christian McTighe, a Bates College junior from Delmar, N.Y., has been named a 2000 Phillips Student Fellow and will receive a grant of up to $10,000 to compare two contemplative paths, Roman Catholic monasticism and Zen Buddhist monasticism, at several sites in Japan this summer.
March 27, 2000 12:57 pm
Carol Joffee, an expert on the sociology of reproductive healthcare, will discuss “New Reproductive Technologies: Will They Reshape the Old Abortion Struggle?” at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, March 30, in Chase Hall on the Bates College campus. The public is invited to attend free of charge.
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.