Stories about "Science and technology"
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.

Seven Bates students receive Phillips Fellowships

Saturday, May 5, 2001 3:09 pm

Seven Bates juniors have been named 2001 Phillips Student Fellows and will each receive grants of up to $10,000 for summer research projects.

Four students named Philip J. Otis Fellows

Saturday, May 5, 2001 9:47 am

Bates College students Megan Gadsby of St. Michaels, Md.; Elizabeth Kreischer of Arlington Mass.; John Minor of Wilmington, N.C.; and Christopher Westcott of Princeton, N.J., have been named 2001 Phillip J. Otis Fellows.

Bates students successful in bid to reduce acid rain

Sunday, April 29, 2001 2:35 pm

The Bates College Planeteers, a group of Bates environmental economics students, have successfully purchased an emissions permit good for one ton of sulfur dioxide in the 2001 Acid Rain Allowance Auction held annually by the Chicago Board of Trade.

Bates to host conference on the Caribbean and the Americas

Wednesday, April 25, 2001 3:55 pm

A group of Bates, Bowdoin and Colby college faculty and students, joined by a colleague from the University of the West Indies, will gather to participate in a day-long conference and roundtable, "Scientific Knowledge, Culture and Political Economy: The Caribbean and The Americas," Friday, May 4, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue at Bates College.

Hughes Medical Institute awards $1.3 million grant for science education

Thursday, March 1, 2001 2:35 pm

Bates College has received a $1.3 million grant from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the nation's largest private supporter of science education from elementary school through postdoctoral studies.

Wenzel receives National Science Foundation grant

Wednesday, June 21, 2000 2:05 pm

Thomas J. Wenzel of Auburn, Maine will conduct research aimed at improving the use of NMR spectroscopy in distinguishing pairs of chiral compounds, used to distinguish the left- and right-hand sides of amino acids and other chemical compounds.

Bates ranks third among nation's most "wired" college campuses

Friday, April 14, 2000 12:49 pm

Bates College ranks third among the most "wired" college campuses in the nation, according to the May 2000 issue of Yahoo! Internet Life Magazine.

Physicist who slowed the speed of light to speak

Friday, March 10, 2000 11:52 am

Lene Vestergaard Hau, a Danish physicist who stunned the global scientific community by slowing the speed of light in a Harvard University research laboratory, will discuss her work at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 26, in Chase Hall Lounge, Bates College. The public is invited to attend without charge.

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