Archives for "Science and technology"
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.

Summer Scholars Program gives first-years solid start in math, science

Wednesday, 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.

John Kelsey's neuroscience lab brings in the brains

Friday, 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.

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