Archives for "Science and technology"

Wednesday

September 30, 2009 4:53 pm

Physics Today interviews Bates physicist Mark Semon for forensics story

A Physics Today story (March 2009) issue talks to physicists who’ve become involved in forensics. One is Professor of Physics…

Tuesday

September 29, 2009 4:50 pm

Bates welcomes two new trustees

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.

Friday

September 4, 2009 10:00 am

Wenzel receives national honor for chemistry research

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.

Thursday

September 3, 2009 3:53 pm

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

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.

Wednesday

August 5, 2009 3:20 pm

Alumni survey will help Bates assess science, math programs

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.

Wednesday

August 5, 2009 3:17 pm

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

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.

Wednesday

August 5, 2009 2:48 pm

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

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.

Friday

July 24, 2009 12:54 pm

John Kelsey's neuroscience lab brings in the brains

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.

Thursday

July 23, 2009 9:43 am

Grant supports physics research hinting at new basis for computing

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.

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 10:23 am

Bare Bones

In ancient fish bones, archeologist Bruce Bourque and geochemist Beverly Johnson find a contemporary story.