Stories about "Science and technology"
Bates geologists to lead Great Falls field trips

Tuesday, October 6, 1998 1:59 pm

Geologists are offering an unusual opportunity to explore the 420-million-year geological history so dramatically displayed in the rock outcroppings of the Great Falls here in Lewiston. Led by the Bates College geology department during Earth Science Week (Oct. 11-17), a series of field trips also will examine the significant role played by the falls in the settlement and development of the Lewiston-Auburn area.

Naturalist to deliver annual Otis Lecture

Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:39 pm

Terry Tempest Williams, Western naturalist, cancer survivor and author who focuses on the intimate relationship between human frailty and nature, will speak on "Restoration: Faith, Art and Wildness" at Bates College Thursday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall. The public is invited to attend the annual Philip J. Otis Lecture and admission is free.

Biologist to discuss regional conservation planning and ecology

Thursday, October 1, 1998 1:14 pm

Reed Noss, co-author of the award-winning book "Saving Nature's Legacy" (Island Press, 1994), will discuss examples of ongoing conservation planning in Florida, the Rocky Mountains and the Pacific coast in his talk "Conservation at the Ecoregional Scale" at Bates College Monday, Oct. 19, at 7:30 p.m. in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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.

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