Archives for "Innovation"
October 11, 2011 2:54 pm
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.
September 26, 2011 10:47 am
A Native American musician and visual artist, a singer from a self-described fusion-trance-zouk band, a video artist and an avant-garde composer join forces for a multimedia experience at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College, 75 Russell St. Artist-performer Brad Kahlhamer and vocalist Kelsey Barrett of the Brooklyn-based band Effi Briest offer their program “Yondering.” They share the evening with video artist Ursula Scherrer and composer-bassist Kato Hideki, who create abstract sound-and-light pieces. All the artists hail from New York City.
September 26, 2011 10:43 am
A newly awarded $600,000 National Science Foundation grant is supporting an innovative national effort led by a Bates College professor to create an in-depth, online chemistry curriculum.
September 15, 2011 11:03 am
The Independent profiles John Buckman ’91, calling him “a man without borders, who splits his time between London and Silicon…
July 28, 2011 1:15 pm
If you’ve bought a four-pound can of tuna at a warehouse store, you know buying in bulk pays off. But…
June 20, 2011 10:58 am
Leading cancer researcher Howard Scher ’72 recently presented two major findings from a Phase III study of the prostate cancer…
June 1, 2011 11:27 am
The evening before Commencement, the honorary degree recipients gather in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall to share personal insights…
April 28, 2011 9:26 am
The Seattle Times catches up with noted chef and restaurateur Robin Leventhal ’88, the new chef at Stopsky’s Delicatessen. Food…
January 27, 2011 9:02 am
For more than a decade, the Thousand Words Project has been the flagship educational outreach program of the Bates College Museum of Art. Now the museum has launched an educational website for the program, complete with instructional video.
January 6, 2011 2:12 pm
Maine Public Broadcasting reporter Keith Shortall interviews Beth George ’85, who with husband Tim Kane ’82 founded Spelt Right bakery…