Stories about "Science and technology"
Between two majors, Bertrand ’05 has found a world view

Wednesday, April 20, 2005 12:25 pm

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

Short Term's a time for rigor, research…and Red Sox

Thursday, April 14, 2005 10:04 am

Short Term at Bates is known among students for pressure-cooker courses like "Cellular and Molecular Biology," aka "Cell Hell," and "Introduction to Abstraction," better known as "Math Camp." But the academic offerings during these five weeks of spring have a reputation not only for rigor but for topicality, adventurousness and even, dare we say, for fun. And Short Term units new in 2005 are no exceptions.

Penn State geoscientist to discuss abrupt climate change

Thursday, March 10, 2005 9:22 am

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.

Lecturers shed light on holography exhibition

Wednesday, February 9, 2005 3:10 pm

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.

Chemistry professor awarded research grants totaling $210,000

Wednesday, January 26, 2005 1:06 pm

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.

Holography pioneer exhibits work at Museum of Art

Wednesday, January 12, 2005 9:15 am

"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.

Poster session aims to demonstrate math = fun

Wednesday, December 1, 2004 4:08 pm

"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.

Real-world experience tops expectations in volcano visit

Wednesday, November 17, 2004 12:50 pm

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.

Debater places first at novice parliamentary debate championships

Tuesday, September 28, 2004 10:25 am

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.

Summer’s a seasoning for students who stay

Tuesday, August 17, 2004 9:41 am

"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.

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