Stories about "Science and technology"
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."
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, October 12, 2005 3:54 pm
Lectures at Bates this week shed light on three diverse, yet equally momentous, realms of contemporary concern.
Wednesday, October 12, 2005 3:19 pm
Lisette de Pillis, an expert in the use of mathematical models to...
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.
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.
Thursday, September 29, 2005 4:18 pm
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.
Thursday, May 26, 2005 11:44 am
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.