Archives for "Science and technology"
Stanford research scientist to discuss sustainability

Wednesday, September 9, 1998 3:47 pm

Gretchen C. Daily, biodiversity preservationist and expert on human sustainability, will discuss "Managing Earth's Life-Support Systems: Ecological and Economic Perspectives" at Bates College Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend the Muskie Series lecture free of charge.

Kennebunkport student conducted Arctic research

Thursday, July 16, 1998 2:15 pm

Peter V.R. Tilney, a Bates College senior from Kennebunkport, recently returned from a month-long thesis research project aboard the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Polar Sea in the Arctic Ocean.

Chief to discuss village's awardwinning hydroelectric power project

Wednesday, April 15, 1998 3:05 pm

Chief Abel Bosum of the Ouje-Bougoumou Cree First Nation will discuss hydroelectric power and his village's award-winning alternative energy project April 24 at 3 p.m. in Skelton Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates to host Maine Bird Conference

Wednesday, April 15, 1998 2:51 pm

The fourth biennial Maine Bird Conference, sponsored by Bates College and the Stanton Bird Club, will be held at Bates May 1-2 in the Olin Arts Center. Students, birdwatchers and ornithologists are invited to register for the conference by calling 207-645-4769 or 207-645-4122.

Developer of AIDS treatment drug to discuss his work

Wednesday, March 25, 1998 4:14 pm

Dr. Bruce D. Dorsey of Merck Research Laboratories gives two lectures about AIDS on April 1. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Theology professor to discuss intersections of science and religion

Tuesday, March 17, 1998 4:00 pm

Robert Russell, professor of theology and science at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, and founder and director of the Berkeley-based Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences, discusses Science and the Spiritual Quest March 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. Russell's talk is part of the Religion, Science and Public Policy Lecture Series at Bates. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Higher education expert to discuss technology's role in a changing Bates

Tuesday, March 17, 1998 3:58 pm

Stephen C. Ehrmann, vice president of the Teaching, Learning and Technology Affiliate of the American Association for Higher Education, will discuss Technology and the Transformation of Bates College March 25 at 4:10 p.m. in Chase Lounge. The public is invited to attend the Spring Symposium, and admission is free.

Wertheim to discuss "Faith vs. Reason" at Bates

Thursday, February 19, 1998 3:36 pm

Australian science commentator Margaret Wertheim, author of "Beyond 2000," a book based on the acclaimed Discovery Channel series, will discuss "Faith vs. Reason" at Bates College March 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Theologist to discuss artificial intelligence

Tuesday, February 17, 1998 3:23 pm

Anne Foerst, a theologist and participant in Project COG, an attempt to build a humanoid robot analogous to a human infant, will discuss "Ethical and Theological Reasoning in the Age of Humanoid Robots" at Bates College Feb. 25 at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. Foerst's talk is part of the Religion, Science and Public Policy Lecture Series at Bates, and the public is invited to attend without charge.

Students named Philip J. Otis Fellows

Wednesday, February 11, 1998 2:06 pm

Bates College sophomores Matthew Ensner of Asheville, N.C., and Takeshi Miyamoto of Tokyo, Japan, have been named Philip J. Otis Fellows and will receive $5,000 grants for research and travel to promote greater understanding of environmental issues and the connection between the environment and spirituality.

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