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Wednesday

February 2, 2011
1:40 pm

Race in a Post-Human World talks resume with look at pop music, mobile technologies

Continuing a Bates series exploring the impacts of technology on concepts of race, Alexander Weheliye, an authority on African American culture at Northwestern University, offers the lecture “Ring Ring Ring: Popular Music and Mobile Technologies” at 7:15 p.m. Monday, Feb. 14, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Thursday

December 2, 2010
8:59 am

CANCELED: Race in a Post-Human World lecture

A talk scheduled for 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, by author Lisa Nakamura has been canceled due to illness.

Monday

November 22, 2010
1:53 pm

'Antisocial Media' opens 'Race in a Post-Human World' series

As part of a Bates College series exploring the impacts of social and technological progress on concepts of race, author Lisa Nakamura offers a lecture at 7:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 2, in Pettengill Hall’s Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). Nakamura’s lecture, titled Antisocial Media: Understanding Racism and Homophobia in a Digitally Connected World, will address social media’s influence on concepts of race and homosexuality, and will touch on the recent suicide of Rutgers first-year Tyler Clementi.

Wednesday

November 3, 2010
3:23 pm

Video: NASA profile of Petro '01 reveals influence of Bates mentor

“Also at Bates Petro met Professor Gene Clough, Lecturer in Geology and Physics, who became his dear friend, advisor, role model and tour guide as he delved into planetary geology.”

Thursday

October 21, 2010
4:04 pm

R&D chief at pharmaceuticals firm to discuss drug development

A talk at Bates by Steven Kates ’83, vice president of research and development for the Massachusetts pharmaceuticals company Ischemix, visits Bates College to offer the presentation Ischemix: Discovery and Development has been rescheduled from Tuesday, Nov. 2, to Monday, Nov. 8. The time and location for the event will be announced.

Wednesday

October 6, 2010
11:42 am

The Boston Globe praises Bates' social-network Web page

The Boston Globe‘s Christopher Shea, who writes the Brainiac blog for Boston.com, writes that “Bates College has a striking web…

Thursday

September 2, 2010
3:30 pm

Bates listed among top 50 schools producing science Ph.D.s

With data from the National Science Foundation, CBS moneywatch.com has published an objective listing of colleges and universities where engineering…

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

About the Cover: Summer 2010

View the story by Bill Walsh ’86 on alumni involved in drug development.

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

The Drug Makers

The pharmaceutical industry stirs skepticism even as it saves lives. Alums in the drug business explain why By this fall,…

Tuesday

August 10, 2010
8:38 am

'Quantum entanglement' research published

Lilian Childress, assistant professor of physics at Bates, is one of a team of physicists whose research into the intriguing phenomenon called quantum entanglement was published Aug. 5 on the Science Daily and Nature websites.