Archives for "Science and technology"

Wednesday

July 1, 2009 9:13 am

Still Lisa

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

Friday

May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

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.

Friday

May 1, 2009 1:58 pm

Symposium explores promises, perils of 'generation gap' in tech, diversity

“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.”

Friday

May 1, 2009 11:48 am

Research in Bloom: Presenting research at the Summit

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.

Monday

April 20, 2009 1:42 pm

Powering Up

The annual Presidential Symposium

Monday

April 6, 2009 11:23 am

Military doctor discusses ethics and careers

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

Monday

March 23, 2009 1:05 pm

Former Maine governor to address 'green' leadership

Former Maine Gov. Angus King Jr. visits Bates on March 25 to address the theme “Protecting the Environment: Reflections on the Role of Leadership.”

Thursday

March 12, 2009 11:40 am

Author McKibben and key figure in 'renewable energy island' to speak

On March 12 and 13, two decisive actors in the effort to curtail global climate change offer back-to-back talks at Bates College.

Tuesday

March 10, 2009 8:18 am

Darwin correspondence discussed in final 'Darwin at 200' event

Science historian Sheila Ann Dean, who has studied the correspondence of Charles Darwin extensively, presents the lecture “Charles Darwin: After the Origin and Before the Descent” at Bates.

Sunday

March 1, 2009 1:19 pm

Turning Points: Simple Questions

The latest campus comings and goings