Stories about "Science and technology"
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.

David Noble to discuss the connection between religion and technology

Wednesday, January 28, 1998 11:52 am

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.

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

Sunday, January 18, 1998 12:21 pm

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.

Mercury in Maine's environment to be discussed

Tuesday, January 6, 1998 12:34 pm

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.

Marine biologist to speak at Bates

Thursday, September 11, 1997 2:58 pm

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.

Bates professors receive a Templeton Grant

Thursday, June 19, 1997 11:44 am

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."

Bates selected for women and science project

Wednesday, April 30, 1997 4:23 pm

Bates College is one of 10 colleges and universities competitively selected to participate in a three-year initiative designed to strengthen undergraduate science for women.

Borgmann to present Zerby lecture

Friday, January 24, 1997 3:40 pm

The impact of technology on higher education will be the topic of the annual Rayborn L. Zerby Lecture at Bates College. "Will Colleges Disappear in Cyberspace? Information and Education," will be presented by Albert Borgmann at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 3, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The public is invited to attend free of charge.

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