Archives for "Science and technology"
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.

Grant supports physics research hinting at new basis for computing

Thursday, 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.

Bare Bones

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 10:23 am

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

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Still Lisa

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 9:13 am

Lisa Genova ’92 just wanted to honor her grandmother. What she did was write a best-selling novel about Alzheimer’s

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

Friday, May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates' Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.

Symposium explores promises, perils of ‘generation gap’ in tech, diversity

Friday, May 1, 2009 1:58 pm

"We're in the middle of a revolution," Bates President Elaine Tuttle Hansen said at midday on April 30, "and it's a hard place to see from."

Research in Bloom: Presenting research at the Summit

Friday, May 1, 2009 11:48 am

C. Challen Willemsen '10 enjoys presenting his research on Maine orchids during the 2009 Mount David Summit, the annual campus-wide celebration of student academic achievement.

Powering Up

Monday, April 20, 2009 1:42 pm

The annual Presidential Symposium

Military doctor discusses ethics and careers

Monday, April 6, 2009 11:23 am

Doctor and retired U.S. Army Col. Dave Lounsbury '72 shares his experience in Afghanistan and Iraq.

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