Archives for "Science and technology"

Thursday

March 10, 2005 9:22 am

Penn State geoscientist to discuss abrupt climate change

Richard Alley, whose book “The Two-Mile Time Machine” offers surprising conclusions about Earth’s climate, visits Bates College to give a lecture titled “Abrupt Climate Change, the Greenhouse Effect, and How We Can Make Money Cleaning up After Ourselves” Thursday, March 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

February 9, 2005 3:10 pm

Lecturers shed light on holography exhibition

A British holography artist and a member of the Bates College physics faculty offer lectures relating to the current Bates College Museum of Art holography exhibition, “The Body Holographic: Harriet Casdin-Silver,” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 10, in Room 104, Olin Arts Center, 75 Russell St.

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.

Tuesday

August 17, 2004 9:41 am

Summer's a seasoning for students who stay

“Being at college, being away from home, you’re set to feel you’re on your own, you’re adult now,” says Matt Heffernan ’05, of Cranston, R.I.

Tuesday

June 8, 2004 12:19 pm

Bates community aids Lewiston High School science fair

Seventeen Lewiston High School students were honored for their work on 13 projects in the high school’s fifth annual Science Fair, held May 6.

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.