Archives for "Innovation"
January 3, 2011 4:44 pm
One of them described by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. as “the greatest teacher of nonviolence in America,” leaders representing two generations of social activism offer keynote addresses during the 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Day observances at Bates College on Monday, Jan. 17.
December 7, 2010 8:42 am
Wealth-management startup Dynasty Partners, with Shirl Penney ’99 as partner, president and CEO, has the Wall Street media buzzing that…
December 2, 2010 8:59 am
A talk scheduled for 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, by author Lisa Nakamura has been canceled due to illness.
November 22, 2010 1:53 pm
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.
October 6, 2010 11:42 am
The Boston Globe‘s Christopher Shea, who writes the Brainiac blog for Boston.com, writes that “Bates College has a striking web…
August 27, 2010 2:00 pm
In a dizzying display of data mining, Chris Danforth ’01 invents a way to measure human happiness in real time…
August 27, 2010 2:00 pm
The pharmaceutical industry stirs skepticism even as it saves lives. Alums in the drug business explain why By this fall,…
July 7, 2010 2:17 pm
For its Project Economy series, southern Maine ABC affiliate WMTW-TV spotlights Pricefalls.com, the Dutch auction website founded by Bates economics…
June 9, 2010 2:49 pm
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.
April 21, 2010 1:17 pm
Energy entrepreneur Paul Fenn ’88 and his bates brain trust are at the front of Northern California’s green-power revolution By…