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Thursday

May 21, 2009 4:38 pm

Mount David Summit 2009 continues Bates tradition

More than 280 students participated in the eighth Mount David Summit, Bates College’s annual celebration of student academic achievement. In…

Tuesday

April 3, 2007 12:41 pm

Slide show features Mount David Summit 2007

Hundreds of Bates people and members of the local community flooded Pettengill Hall as the College mounted its sixth annual Mount David Summit on March 30.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:35 am

Geology professor to present paper on arsenic

Lois K. Ongley, assistant professor of geology at Bates, will discuss the results of a study of the sorption of dissolved arsenic by sand at the 1996 Northeastern Section Meeting of the Geological Society of America on Friday at 8:40 a.m. in Regency A of the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Buffalo, N.Y.

Wednesday

March 27, 1996 10:30 am

Geology students present results of research in Mexico

The drinking water in Zimapán has an average arsenic concentration of 0.3 mg/L. The WHO drinking water standard is 0.05 mg/L. The residents of Zimapán are beginning to show ill health effects of chronic arsenic poisoning which include skin cancer and kidney and liver disease. Montgomery and Tichenor are trying to determine the source of the arsenic and the pathway by which it enters the groundwater supply.