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Rethinking geoscience to be discussed at Bates

Friday, January 22, 1999 3:50 pm

Kate Hausbeck, Maralee Mayberry and Peg Rees, faculty members from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, will discuss "Just Beneath the Surface: (Re) Integrating Knowledge, (Re) Designing Geoscience Courses and (Re) Reading Geoscience Texts" from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Feb. 5 in Room 204 of Carnegie Science. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

Bates awards science grants to area schools

Wednesday, January 13, 1999 10:05 am

Bates College has awarded more than $20,000 to the Auburn Land Lab, Lewiston High School, Lewiston's McMahon and Longley elementary schools as well as Morse High School and Bath Middle School through the Bates College Science Education Outreach Grant program. The awards are sponsored by Bates and funded by major grants to the college from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the nation's largest private funder of research and education in science and health.

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.

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