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Thursday

December 2, 2010
8:59 am

CANCELED: Race in a Post-Human World lecture

A talk scheduled for 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, by author Lisa Nakamura has been canceled due to illness.

Monday

November 22, 2010
1:53 pm

'Antisocial Media' opens 'Race in a Post-Human World' series

As part of a Bates College series exploring the impacts of social and technological progress on concepts of race, author Lisa Nakamura offers a lecture at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Nakamura’s lecture, titled Antisocial Media: Understanding Racism and Homophobia in a Digitally Connected World, will address social media’s influence on concepts of race and homosexuality, and will touch on the recent suicide of Rutgers first-year Tyler Clementi.

Wednesday

October 6, 2010
11:42 am

The Boston Globe praises Bates' social-network Web page

The Boston Globe‘s Christopher Shea, who writes the Brainiac blog for Boston.com, writes that “Bates College has a striking web…

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

Are We Happy Yet?

In a dizzying display of data mining, Chris Danforth ’01 invents a way to measure human happiness in real time…

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

The Drug Makers

The pharmaceutical industry stirs skepticism even as it saves lives. Alums in the drug business explain why By this fall,…

Wednesday

July 7, 2010
2:17 pm

WMTW news calls Pricefalls.com 'a great concept and a local one'

For its Project Economy series, southern Maine ABC affiliate WMTW-TV spotlights Pricefalls.com, the Dutch auction website founded by Bates economics…

Wednesday

June 9, 2010
2:49 pm

Biologist Rebecca Sommer receives $419,000 NIH grant for study of arsenic effects

Rebecca Sommer, associate professor of biology at Bates College, has received $419,000 from the National Institutes of Health for research that could ultimately shed light on health impacts from the ingestion of tiny amounts of arsenic. Sommer will search for the cellular and molecular mechanisms through which low doses of arsenic given to prenatal and juvenile mice tend to result in a syndrome of ailments by adulthood, including obesity and symptoms consistent with diabetes.

Wednesday

April 21, 2010
1:17 pm

Power by the People

Energy entrepreneur Paul Fenn ’88 and his bates brain trust are at the front of Northern California’s green-power revolution By…

Friday

April 2, 2010
1:14 pm

President Hansen lauds Bonney '80 for philanthropy, education leadership

“He demonstrates three of the most important and interrelated capacities that a rigorous liberal arts education promotes: seeing around corners, building bridges and embracing contradictions and conflicts with generosity.”

Thursday

April 1, 2010
1:34 pm

Physics highlights Lundblad’s work to solve ‘annoying situation’

The journal Physics highlights Bates physicist Nathan Lundblad‘s efforts, with colleagues, to solve an “annoying situation” involving optically trapped atoms…