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Tuesday

March 17, 1998
4:00 pm

Theology professor to discuss intersections of science and religion

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.

Tuesday

March 17, 1998
3:58 pm

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

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.

Thursday

February 19, 1998
3:36 pm

Wertheim to discuss "Faith vs. Reason" at Bates

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.

Tuesday

February 17, 1998
3:23 pm

Theologist to discuss artificial intelligence

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.

Wednesday

February 11, 1998
2:06 pm

Students named Philip J. Otis Fellows

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.

Wednesday

January 28, 1998
11:52 am

David Noble to discuss the connection between religion and technology

Author David Noble will discuss his latest book, “The Religion of Technology: The Divinity of Man and the Spirit of Invention,” at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 12, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave.

Sunday

January 18, 1998
12:21 pm

'On-Line Communities of Classicists' opens technology lecture series

In response to the growing presence of classical culture on the World Wide Web, the classical and medieval studies program at Bates presents a series of lectures and workshops given by leaders in the field to demonstrate how new technology can democratize this specialized area of scholarship.

Tuesday

January 6, 1998
12:34 pm

Mercury in Maine's environment to be discussed

Ellen E. Parr Doering, chief of the air toxics section of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection, will deliver a lecture titled “Mercury in Maine’s Environment” at Bates College on at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 12 in Carnegie Science 204. The public is invited and admission is free.

Thursday

September 11, 1997
2:58 pm

Marine biologist to speak at Bates

James Dalby, a research associate in the biology department at Bates College, will deliver a lecture titled “Do Ice Cover and Food Supply Affect Growth of Arctic Brittlestars” at 4:10 p.m. Sept. 18, in Room 113 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave. The public is invited and admission is free.

Thursday

June 19, 1997
11:44 am

Bates professors receive a Templeton Grant

John Smedley, associate professor of physics, and Thomas Tracy, professor of religion, have been awarded a $10,000 grant by the John Templeton Foundation for their course “Caring for Creation.”