Archives for "Science and technology"
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.

Performance honors pioneering geneticist

Wednesday, February 20, 2002 9:03 am

The scientific creative process comes alive in a one-woman performance. An actor-dancer from Massachusetts, Sharon Wyrrick performs The Search for Barbara McClintock, a multimedia piece about a pioneering woman geneticist, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall.

Global warming at issue in annual Muskie Environmental Lecture

Tuesday, February 19, 2002 3:16 pm

Kalee Kreider, manager of a national campaign to raise awareness about global climate change, assesses the effort to forestall global warming in a lecture at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. Presented as the annual Muskie Environmental Lecture, the event is open to the public at no charge.

Spiritual Journey

Thursday, January 3, 2002 3:45 pm

African American Mysticism: A Father and Son's Journey with Contemporary Mystic Howard Thurman

Student meets Nobel winner at Off-Campus Study Consortium

Thursday, November 1, 2001 3:19 pm

As if spending a semester in London isn't exciting enough, a Bates College junior from Northeast Harbor also had the opportunity last month to meet one of this year's recipients of the Nobel Prize for medicine - just two days after the award was announced.

Bates ranks seventh in number of physics graduates

Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:23 pm

In a survey of more than 500 colleges whose ultimate degree is a baccalaureate, the American Institute of Physics ranked Bates College seventh in the number of physics majors it graduates annually.

Bates offers Primate Film Festival

Tuesday, October 23, 2001 2:41 pm

A National Geographic film about Jane Goodall's work with chimpanzees is one of three titles featured in the Primate Film Festival at Bates College at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 1 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall.

Upgrades sideline some Bates on-line services

Wednesday, October 17, 2001 3:58 pm

During the Fall 2001 recess, which begins today and runs through Sunday, Oct. 21, Information and Library Services at Bates College will be upgrading many network services. This work affects the availability of online service during the break. Notably, e-mail service at Bates will not be delivered today, Oct. 17.

Ian Bleakney '91 awarded 2001 Barlow grant to study education in India

Monday, July 16, 2001 1:44 pm

Ian Bleakney ’91, a science teacher and department chair at Merritt College High School, a small public high school, in Oakland, Calif., was recently awarded the 2001 Barlow Alumni Travel Grant from Bates College.

Former U.S. Labor Secretary Robert Reich to speak at Bates Commencement

Tuesday, May 15, 2001 4:16 pm

Robert B. Reich, U.S. Secretary of Labor during President Bill Clinton's first term, will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree and speak at the 135th commencement at Bates College Monday, June 4, in an outdoor ceremony on the quad in front of Coram Library.

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