Archives for "Innovation"

Wednesday

April 1, 2009 3:54 pm

Mount David Summit highlights student research across disciplines

The eighth annual Mount David Summit, Bates College’s annual celebration of student academic achievement, takes place April 3. More than 280 students are participating in this year’s summit. In concurrent sessions throughout the afternoon at Pettengill Hall, participants present research posters, short talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings.

Tuesday

March 31, 2009 9:33 am

Bates, Guiding Stars to provide nutritional guidance for campus dining

Known for its progressive food-service practices, Bates has announced a pioneering partnership with the highly regarded nutrition navigation system Guiding Stars. First implemented in 2006 and now used in some 1,400 grocery stores, the science-based Guiding Stars system rates foods with zero to three stars highlighting items according to good, better or best nutritional value, respectively.

Wednesday

March 25, 2009 12:39 pm

Environmental journalist McKibben speaks at Bates

Bill McKibben, the environmental journalist who wrote the first book aimed at a general readership about climate change, gave a talk titled “Global Warming: Fighting Against It, Living With It” on Thursday, March 12.

Thursday

March 19, 2009 12:41 pm

Yale physicist to discuss Large Hadron Collider project at Bates

Yale University physicist O. Keith Baker, a researcher involved with the advanced particle accelerator called the Large Hadron Collider, visits Bates College to talk about the project.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 4:17 pm

They Came, They Bought

Featured image It’s Dec. 16, and they’re coming. Scores of visitors stream into the Manhattan headquarters of Christie’s, the purveyor…

Sunday

March 1, 2009 12:40 pm

Reliving “A Night of Alchemy”

On a given February night in 1939, an entertainment-seeking Lewiston resident could sit at home and listen to Death Valley Days on the radio. Or he could take in a movie, like The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, starring Mickey Rooney and Walter Connolly, at the Empire.

And if their appeal was nil? Well, how about the science show at Bates?

Sunday

March 1, 2009 11:33 am

Homing in on Green Design

Perils and possibilities arise as consumers seek green options in building and architecture.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 11:23 am

What boys want: perspectives on gender differences

If you’ve been paying attention to education news, you know that boys are falling behind academically. You’ve heard they are lagging in reading and writing, graduating from high school at lower rates than girls, and filling fewer seats in college classrooms.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 10:57 am

Of Stamens and Stamina

Iris breeder and masters swimmer John White ’39 reaps the rewards of patience.

Wednesday

February 11, 2009 3:52 pm

It's everyday lower (and lower) prices on Bates junior's auction site

A Bates junior has made news by turning the conventional model of online auctions upside down. Elliot Moskow of Coral Springs, Fla., is the chairman and CEO of Pricefalls.com.