Bates in the News
While physicists have been able for decades to measure the spin state of a single atom in a vacuum, previous techniques for measuring the spin of a single electron or nucleus in a solid state disturb surrounding spins. Now researchers including Lilian Childress, assistant professor of physics at Bates, have developed a way to measure spin that avoids this problem.
Below is a sampling of news stories about Bates and Bates alumni.
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September 15, 2011 11:03 am
The Independent profiles John Buckman ’91, calling him “a man without borders, who splits his time between London and Silicon…
September 15, 2011 8:52 am
A Chronicle of Philanthropy essay by David Campbell ’83 looks at the lessons of 9/11 fundraising, specifically how established and…
September 8, 2011 5:23 pm
Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk talks to the five students from Lewiston and Auburn high schools who are members of…
August 25, 2011 11:02 am
A news story about 93 potentially hazardous dams in Maine, prepared by the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting, is getting attention all around the state and in Washington, D.C. And Bates students played a crucial role in its development.
August 3, 2011 2:01 pm
Bates College is again among a group of 20 U.S. colleges and universities contributing the most new graduates to Teach…
July 28, 2011 1:15 pm
If you’ve bought a four-pound can of tuna at a warehouse store, you know buying in bulk pays off. But…
July 21, 2011 8:51 am
Lewiston Sun Journal reporter Bonnie Washuk visits Tree Street Youth, a bustling downtown summer camp program for underserved youngsters founded…
July 19, 2011 1:10 pm
The Newburyport, Mass., Daily News profiles Alexis Fox ’03, state director of the Humane Society of the United States, who…
July 19, 2011 12:00 pm
The Brooklyn-focused Brownstoner blog interviews Sam Charney ’01, project executive for the real estate development firm Two Trees. Charney recently…