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Bates community aids Lewiston High School science fair

Tuesday, June 8, 2004 12:19 pm

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.

Gathering to celebrate life and work of deceased professor of mathematics

Wednesday, June 2, 2004 12:33 pm

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.

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

Wednesday, June 2, 2004 12:27 pm

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.

Bates receives $1.2 million in fifth Hughes Medical Institute grant

Tuesday, May 18, 2004 9:59 am

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.

Distinguished astronomer R. Bruce Partridge to speak

Friday, May 7, 2004 10:34 am

Astronomer R. Bruce Partridge visits Bates College to give a lecture titled "Photographing the Big Bang" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue.

Lewiston High Science Fair features 450-plus student projects

Friday, April 30, 2004 2:47 pm

The fifth annual Lewiston High School Science Fair takes place from 3-6 p.m Thursday, May 6, in the high school gymnasium, 156 East Ave.

Distinguished astronomer R. Bruce Partridge to speak at Bates College

Wednesday, April 28, 2004 2:51 pm

Astronomer R. Bruce Partridge visits Bates College to give a lecture titled "Photographing the Big Bang" at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 10, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Avenue.

Bates announces speakers, honorary degree recipients for May 31 commencement

Saturday, April 10, 2004 12:41 pm

Four honorary degree recipients will speak at the 138th commencement at Bates College May 31, President Elaine Tuttle Hansen announced today.

Bates biochemist receives $272,000 grant

Monday, March 22, 2004 10:02 am

Paula Schlax, an assistant professor of chemistry at Bates College, has received a National Science Foundation grant for nearly $272,000 to support her research into bacterial responses to environmental stress.

Impacts of exotic marine species at issue in Bates College lecture

Monday, March 22, 2004 9:38 am

Jim Carlton, a marine scientist at Williams College, will discuss the effects of exotic marine organisms on both the ecology of near-shore environments and the people who depend on those environments at 4:10 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, in Carnegie Science Hall, Room 204, Bates College, Campus Avenue.

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