Archives for "Innovation"
April 1, 2009 3:54 pm
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.
March 31, 2009 9:33 am
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.
March 25, 2009 12:39 pm
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.
March 19, 2009 12:41 pm
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.
March 1, 2009 4:17 pm
Featured image It’s Dec. 16, and they’re coming. Scores of visitors stream into the Manhattan headquarters of Christie’s, the purveyor…
March 1, 2009 12:40 pm
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?
March 1, 2009 11:33 am
Perils and possibilities arise as consumers seek green options in building and architecture.
March 1, 2009 11:23 am
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.
March 1, 2009 10:57 am
Iris breeder and masters swimmer John White ’39 reaps the rewards of patience.
February 11, 2009 3:52 pm
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.