Stories about "Science and technology"
Historian McCullough among May 28 Commencement speakers

Friday, May 26, 2006 12:00 am

Four honorary degree recipients will speak at the 140th Commencement at Bates on May 28. They are Shakespearean scholar and cultural critic Marjorie Garber, AIDS researcher David Ho, historian David McCullough and choreographer Mark Morris. The 10 a.m. commencement ceremony takes place on the historic quad in front of Coram Library.

College's help doesn't stop with Commencement, grad students find

Wednesday, April 19, 2006 12:00 am

With help from a group of staff and faculty advisers at Bates, biology major Kelton McMahon recently won a National Science Foundation fellowship to study ecological geochemistry at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. But what may be surprising about McMahon's good fortune is that he hasn't been a Bates student for a while. He graduated last year.

Stowe to follow pole-to-pole path of world's most-traveled birds

Thursday, March 30, 2006 11:13 am

Spending up to eight months of the year in transit, arctic terns "migrate farther than any other bird -- 40,000 kilometers every year," says Andrew Stowe. "The length and duration of that migration is just absolutely mind-boggling and something I've been fascinated by. They can live up to 35 years, so you're talking about a lot of distance covered and a lot of the world seen."

Prestigious Watson Fellowships awarded to two seniors

Thursday, March 30, 2006 12:00 am

Two Bates College seniors are among 50 students across the country to receive 2006 Thomas J. Watson Fellowships, $25,000 grants that support a year of independent research abroad. The Bates recipients are Amanda Harrow of Hopkinton, Mass., and Andrew Stowe of Wallingford, Conn.

Bates, Mount Holyoke awarded $65,000 for tech project

Tuesday, March 28, 2006 12:00 am

Bates and Mount Holyoke colleges have received a grant of $65,000 to fund the development of teaching tools in bioinformatics -- the use of computing technology in biological research, such as gene mapping.

Jon Duchette '06 focuses on past and present

Thursday, November 10, 2005 2:31 pm

Jon Duchette '06 of Turner, Maine, came to Bates intending to major in history. But although he has nine history courses tucked under his belt it turns out his heart belongs to geology.

Lectures at Bates spotlight compelling issues

Wednesday, October 12, 2005 3:54 pm

Lectures at Bates this week shed light on three diverse, yet equally momentous, realms of contemporary concern.

Mathematical modeling, cancer treatment linked in Bates lecture

Wednesday, October 12, 2005 3:19 pm

Lisette de Pillis, an expert in the use of mathematical models to...

UMaine geologist to discuss fate of Mississippi Delta

Wednesday, October 12, 2005 3:16 pm

Joseph T. Kelley, a marine geologist and sedimentologist who focuses on shoreline issues, gives a talk titled "The Destruction and Proposed Reconstruction of the Mississippi River Delta" at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Multicultural Affairs hosts Samoan American artist

Monday, October 10, 2005 3:59 pm

The Bates College Office of Multicultural Affairs hosts Dan Taulapapa McMullin, a Samoan American writer, painter and filmmaker, as a weeklong artist in residence. Beginning Monday, Oct. 8, McMullin will make several presentations in commemoration of Coming Out Day and Anti-Columbus Day to which the public is invited to attend at no charge.

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