Archives for "Science and technology"

Friday

May 2, 2014 12:00 pm

Slideshow: Insights from a day with Thomas Goetz ’90, Renaissance man for the digital era

Slideshow: Insights from a day with Thomas Goetz ’90, Renaissance man for the digital era

A day with Thomas Goetz ’90, an author and entrepreneur who has scrutinized humanity’s dance with information technology since the early Internet Age.

Thursday

May 1, 2014 11:58 am

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Dumais’ contributions have touched how we find, use and make sense of information from our computers and the Internet.

Tuesday

March 25, 2014 12:00 pm

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

Alumni make ‘huge impact’ at international gathering of ocean researchers

At Bates, these ocean scientists learned to “be fearless” in their approach to research.

Wednesday

January 29, 2014 9:09 am

Renovated Pettigrew Hall welcomes ‘age of the screen’

Renovated Pettigrew Hall welcomes ‘age of the screen’

The $1.2 million renovation features the new Digital Media Studios, a boon for faculty and students who use the screen to teach and learn.

Tuesday

August 27, 2013 10:00 am

Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Sullivan ’15 finds a familiar work culture at Cubist

Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Sullivan ’15 finds a familiar work culture at Cubist

Shelby Sullivan ’15 contributed to the exacting work of drug development at Cubist Pharmaceuticals, where Mike Bonney ’80 is CEO.

Tuesday

August 6, 2013 10:00 am

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

Soderberg ’00 and López-Carr ’93 selected to elite NAS symposium for best and brightest young scientists

The NAS Kavli Frontiers of Science program invites only A-list young researchers. It’s also a predictor of later success.

Tuesday

July 23, 2013 3:00 pm

Students in Larissa Williams’ zebrafish lab among first to use innovative technique

Students in Larissa Williams’ zebrafish lab among first to use innovative technique

James Meyo ’14 and Jenny Chen ’16 are the first U.S. undergraduates to employ an innovative research technique currently used in only three labs in the world.

Tuesday

February 19, 2013 1:02 pm

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

Detwiler ’95 plays key role in confirming new African monkey species

An African monkey known as a lesula was recently confirmed as a new species by Kate Detwiler ’95 and her fellow primate researchers.

Wednesday

October 17, 2012 3:11 pm

Howard ’12 is proof that science internships pay, chemistry journal says

Howard ’12 is proof that science internships pay, chemistry journal says

An internship with Cubist Pharmaceuticals, whose CEO is Mike Bonney ’80, helped Jessica Howard ’12 land a research job.

Monday

August 13, 2012 12:00 pm

Bates is best in higher-ed website competition

Bates is best in higher-ed website competition

The redesigned Bates website won Best Website and Best Home Page in the 2012 eduStyle Awards.