Archives for "Science and technology"
Cultural ecologist, philosopher to deliver Andrews lecture

Thursday, October 30, 2003 12:35 pm

Known as a visionary cultural ecologist and philosopher, David Abram will give a talk titled "Wilderness and Shadowed Wonder: Some Words Against the Forgetting of the Earth" at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 3, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the annual Bertha May Bell Andrews Memorial Lecture in Ethics and Education free of charge.

Harvard neurobiologist to discuss diversity in Bates lecture

Sunday, October 26, 2003 2:27 pm

Dr. S. Allen Counter, director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations and professor of neurobiology at Harvard University, will present a talk titled "Achieving Diversity and Intercultural/Racial Understanding in an Academic Setting" at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the lecture free of charge.

'Life in Expanding Universe' is poet's Otis Lecture topic

Wednesday, October 15, 2003 9:37 am

Award-winning poet Pattiann Rogers presents a talk titled "Life in an Expanding Universe" for the 2003 Philip J. Otis lecture at Bates College at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, in the Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue.

National summit on undergraduate research to be hosted

Friday, August 1, 2003 11:03 am

From Aug. 2 through 4, forty-nine leaders in chemistry research from U.S. academic institutions, industry and funding agencies will attend a national Undergraduate Research Summit at Bates.

High School science fair to feature more than 450 projects

Monday, April 28, 2003 9:08 am

The fourth annual Lewiston High School Science Fair takes place in the high school gymnasium at 156 East Ave. from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 8. Presented in partnership with the Bates College Center for Service-Learning, the fair features more than 450 projects created by students in grades 9 through 12.

Lectures explore Russian wilderness, Sichuan art, social impacts of science

Friday, February 14, 2003 2:32 pm

Four lectures in the coming weeks offer provocative, enlightening views on topics ranging from Chinese art to a feminist view of science and values. All four lectures are open to the public at no charge.

Cyberculture expert to discuss implications of altering the human body

Monday, January 27, 2003 3:11 pm

Chris Hables Gray, a noted cyberculture expert and activist, will discuss the social implications of altering the human body through technology in a lecture.

Pioneer in 'green' architecture to speak

Friday, January 17, 2003 1:41 pm

Randolph Croxton, the architect whose design of the Audubon House in New York City is internationally recognized as a model of environmentally sound design, discusses "green" architecture at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Scientist to discuss 21st-century chemistry

Tuesday, September 10, 2002 2:12 pm

Harry Gray, Arnold O. Beckman Professor of Chemistry and founding director of the Beckman Institute of Technology at the California Institute of Technology, will deliver science lectures at 4 p.m. and at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, at Bates College. The public is invited to attend the inaugural George S. Hammond '43 H'73 Eminent Scientist Lecture event, and admission is free.

Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg to speak at commencement

Tuesday, May 14, 2002 2:09 pm

Nobel laureate Steven Weinberg, recognized internationally as one of the world's most profound thinkers and as a scientist who bridges the literacy gap for general audiences, will receive an honorary doctor of science degree and speak at the 136th commencement at Bates College.

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