Archives for "Science and technology"


October 12, 2005 3:54 pm

Lectures at Bates spotlight compelling issues

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


October 12, 2005 3:19 pm

Mathematical modeling, cancer treatment linked in Bates lecture

Lisette de Pillis, an expert in the use of mathematical models to solve difficult problems in diverse fields, offers two…


October 12, 2005 3:16 pm

UMaine geologist to discuss fate of Mississippi Delta

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.


October 10, 2005 3:59 pm

Multicultural Affairs hosts Samoan American artist

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.


September 29, 2005 4:18 pm

October brings Indiana, cryptozoology event to art museum

Coming to the Bates College Museum of Art in October are an exhibition of prints by Robert Indiana and a symposium relating the visual arts to cryptozoology, the study of unknown, rumored or hidden animals.


May 26, 2005 11:44 am

Bates announces speakers, honorary degree recipients for commencement

Five honorary degree recipients will speak at the 139th commencement at Bates on May 30. They are composer Thomas Jefferson “T.J.” Anderson, theoretical biologist Lynn Margulis, entrepreneur and engineer Paul Soros and his wife, Daisy M. Soros, and NBC Nightly News anchor and managing editor Brian Williams.


May 11, 2005 2:55 pm

Ethics of Schiavo case at issue in panel discussion

A panel of experts in the fields of law, philosophy and bioethics will discuss the implications of the Terri Schiavo case at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave.


May 5, 2005 3:20 pm

More than 500 Lewiston High students present science research

Some 520 students presented nearly 400 research projects in the sixth annual Lewiston High School Science Fair on May 5.


May 5, 2005 3:05 pm

Biologist named first Papaioanou Professor of Biological Sciences

Bates College has named Pamela Baker, a biology professor known for her research into periodontal disease, as the college’s first Helen A. Papaioanou Professor of Biological Sciences.


April 20, 2005 12:25 pm

Between two majors, Bertrand ’05 has found a world view

A double major in chemistry and environmental studies, Erin Bertrand ’05 has learned the art of seeing both the trees and the forest.