Stories about "Science and technology"
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.

Former Maine governor to address 'green' leadership

Monday, March 23, 2009 1:05 pm

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

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

Thursday, March 12, 2009 11:40 am

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

Darwin correspondence discussed in final 'Darwin at 200' event

Tuesday, March 10, 2009 8:18 am

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.

Turning Points: Simple Questions

Sunday, March 1, 2009 1:19 pm

The latest campus comings and goings

Presenting new knowledge in 1700 square inches

Sunday, March 1, 2009 12:25 pm

Dana Oster '09 had to think big — Atlantic Ocean big — during her geology research on the ever-shifting sands of Seawall Beach, part of the Bates–Morse Mountain Conservation Area along the Maine coast.

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