Stories about "Science and technology"
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.

'Lonely Planets' author to discuss extraterrestrial life

Thursday, January 29, 2004 10:52 am

David Grinspoon, whose "Lonely Planets: The Natural Philosophy of Alien Life" was published in November by HarperCollins, begins his talk at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, Andrews Road. Sponsored by Sigma Xi and the departments of geology and physics, the talk is open to the public free of charge.

Lecture to explore statistical support for psychic powers

Wednesday, January 21, 2004 11:28 am

A professor of statistics from the University of California, Davis, will discuss the surprising degree that scientific testing corroborates the existence of certain psychic abilities, in a talk at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22, in the Keck Classroom (G52) of Pettengill Hall.

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.

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