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Cold calculations fuel rare Defense Department grant for Bates

Thursday, November 19, 2009 12:19 pm

Assistant Professor of Physics Nathan Lundblad is the first member of the Bates College faculty to receive a Defense Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (DEPSCoR) grant from the U.S. Department of Defense. Sponsored by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, the grant is for $388,088 over three years. It will fund Lundblad's research into atomic activity at ultralow temperatures.

‘Dealing with Climate Change’

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 11:15 am

Maine Public Broadcasting Network rebroadcast the Harward Center’s September Civic Forum panel,...

Five Bates College alumni receive Fulbright Scholarships

Monday, October 26, 2009 1:28 pm

Five Bates College graduates are teaching and conducting research abroad this year thanks to scholarships from the Fulbright Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State.

MIT climate expert speaks on 'Deconstructing Global Warming'

Tuesday, October 6, 2009 8:58 am

Professor Richard S. Lindzen, Alfred P. Sloan Professor of Meteorology and chair of the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, gives a presentation titled "Deconstructing Global Warming" at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 12, in the Keck Classroom.

Physics Today interviews Bates physicist Mark Semon for forensics story

Wednesday, September 30, 2009 4:53 pm

A Physics Today story (March 2009) issue talks to physicists who’ve become...

Bates welcomes two new trustees

Tuesday, 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.

Wenzel receives national honor for chemistry research

Friday, 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.

Caltech chemistry professor visits Bates to discuss Earth's energy resources

Thursday, 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.

Alumni survey will help Bates assess science, math programs

Wednesday, 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.

Bates, Bowdoin share $150,000 grant to improve quantitative education

Wednesday, 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.

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