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Wednesday

January 26, 2005
1:06 pm

Chemistry professor awarded research grants totaling $210,000

Rachel Narehood Austin, associate professor of chemistry at Bates, has received two grants totaling $210,000 to support her research into the oxidation of hydrocarbons in the environment.

Wednesday

January 12, 2005
9:15 am

Holography pioneer exhibits work at Museum of Art

“The Body Holographic: Harriet Casdin-Silver” an exhibition of work by a pioneering figure in the art of holography, runs through March 19 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

December 1, 2004
4:08 pm

Poster session aims to demonstrate math = fun

“The Heart of Mathematics,” a session of presentations by students in the course “Great Ideas in Mathematics,” aims to showcase different approaches to interpreting key concepts in the field.

Wednesday

November 17, 2004
12:50 pm

Real-world experience tops expectations in volcano visit

About a year ago, when professor of geology John Creasy was designing a first-year seminar exploring both the science of volcanoes and their affects on people, a field trip to Mount St. Helens seemed ideal.

Tuesday

September 28, 2004
10:25 am

Debater places first at novice parliamentary debate championships

Led by first-year student Brendan Jarboe of Acton, Mass., Bates College debaters swept the 2004 American Parliamentary Debate Association’s Novice Championships, held Sept. 24 and 25 at Boston University. The tournament is organized specifically for debaters competing for the first time at the collegiate level.

Wednesday

June 2, 2004
12:33 pm

Gathering to celebrate life and work of deceased professor of mathematics

Colleagues, relatives, friends and former students of Richard W. Sampson, a professor emeritus of mathematics at Bates College who passed away in April, will gather to celebrate his memory at 3:30 p.m. Friday, June 11, in the Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

June 2, 2004
12:27 pm

Bates College invites public to safe viewing of 'Transit of Venus'

Faculty in the Bates College departments of geology and of physics and astronomy invite Lewiston-Auburn residents to a viewing of the highly anticipated “Transit of Venus,” a rare solar system event, at dawn Tuesday, June 8.

Tuesday

May 18, 2004
9:59 am

Bates receives $1.2 million in fifth Hughes Medical Institute grant

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute announced today that it has awarded Bates College a grant, Bates’ fifth from HHMI, for $1.2 million to support science education.