Archives for "Science and technology"
September 30, 2009 4:53 pm
A Physics Today story (March 2009) issue talks to physicists who’ve become involved in forensics. One is Professor of Physics…
September 29, 2009 4:50 pm
Bates College President Elaine Tuttle Hansen has announced the appointment of two Bates College alumni to the college’s Board of Trustees, Laura L. Young Connelly ’88 and Stuart B. Abelson ’97.
September 4, 2009 10:00 am
Thomas Wenzel, Charles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry, has received the American Chemical Society’s 25th Award for Research at an Undergraduate Institution, recognizing faculty at undergraduate institutions whose research has been widely recognized and who have contributed significantly to both the field of chemistry and the professional development of students.
September 3, 2009 3:53 pm
Nathan Lewis, a chemistry professor at the California Institute of Technology, gives a lecture about Earth’s energy resources at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall at Bates College.
August 5, 2009 3:20 pm
As part of a general assessment of its science and math programs, Bates is requesting that alumni who majored in those areas take part in a survey about their post-Bates careers.
August 5, 2009 3:17 pm
A national foundation that supports liberal arts education has awarded nearly $150,000 to Bates and Bowdoin colleges for a collaborative effort to strengthen students’ quantitative reasoning skills.
August 5, 2009 2:48 pm
The goal of the Bates Summer Scholars Program is to build a community of science scholars from among a diverse group of first-years, including first-generation college students and students from groups underrepresented in the sciences. It introduces these students to college-level academics and helps them develop time-management, research and study skills.
July 24, 2009 12:54 pm
If you’re a student in Professor of Psychology John Kelsey’s neuroscience laboratory, you might get a chance to co-author a research article. And if you’re Kelsey, your students might inspire you to explore a new area of neuroscience. “My research is done with my students and through my students,” says Kelsey.
July 23, 2009 9:43 am
A Bates physicist has won a grant from the Research Corporation for Science Advancement to study a phenomenon that hints at a possible basis for the next generation of computers.
July 1, 2009 10:23 am
In ancient fish bones, archeologist Bruce Bourque and geochemist Beverly Johnson find a contemporary story.