Archives for "Science and technology"
Herzig wins NSF grant to study cosmetic uses of genomics

Wednesday, May 21, 2008 2:57 pm

Rebecca Herzig, associate professor in the women and gender studies program at Bates College, received a $57,344 National Science Foundation grant in April for work to be completed in the coming year.

Ask Me Another

Sunday, May 11, 2008 11:40 am

There's nothing alien about ET abduction, says Stephanie Kelley-Romano.

CSI Bates

Thursday, May 1, 2008 12:00 pm

In the woods near Merrill Gym, Short Term students in "Forensic Science," taught by Stephanie Richards ’84, a visiting biology professor, search for a mock gravesite.

Of Climate, Clams, and Colleagues

Saturday, March 1, 2008 4:39 pm

Arctic clams are sentinels of climate change, says biology professor Will Ambrose. But he didn’t find that out by himself

Nobel winner for ozone research to give annual environmental lecture

Thursday, February 28, 2008 2:46 pm

F. Sherwood "Sherry" Rowland, who shared a 1995 Nobel Prize for his ozone-layer research, discusses his work in atmospheric chemistry and environmental advocacy in a Bates College event at 4:15 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Bates welcomes the Maine State Climate Summit

Tuesday, January 29, 2008 3:20 pm

The Bates Energy Action Movement and the Sierra Student Coalition, the student chapter of the Sierra Club, co-sponsor the Maine State Climate Summit at Bates College from Friday, Feb. 8, through Sunday, Feb. 10. Students attending high schools, colleges and universities in Maine are invited to take advantage of this opportunity to discuss and act on issues and ideas, ranging from wind power to eco-art, that pertain to climate change.

Scientist, panel to discuss DNA testing and identity

Thursday, January 24, 2008 2:05 pm

The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs presents a lecture and panel discussion titled "Does Your Identity Fit Your Genes?" at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 4, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archive.

For geochemist Beverly Johnson, shells tell a story

Friday, December 21, 2007 1:37 pm

Organic geochemist Beverly Johnson knows that an eggshell can endure even for tens of millennia. Moreover, that shell can reveal much about the world in which it was made.

Campus construction update: Week of Dec. 10

Friday, December 14, 2007 11:05 am

If the schedule holds, in about 10 weeks Dining Services will serve the first meals in the new Commons. "It's going to be a fabulous facility," Dining Services director Christine Schwartz told Campus Construction Update during a conversation about the transition from old to new.

Campus construction update: Week of Oct. 22

Thursday, October 25, 2007 10:48 am

The project isn't inspiring like Alumni Walk, magnificent like the new dining Commons or heartwarming like the new student housing. But a new parking lot behind Merrill Gymnasium that should open around Thanksgiving will come in handy, easing the squeeze that Bates motorists have felt the past six months.

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