Stories about "Mathematics"
Look What We Found: Chip Ross’ colorful 1990s fractal poster

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 4:51 pm

Bates mathematician Chip Ross won't toss a 20-year old coloring project. “This was a labor of love for me. I put my heart and soul into it.”

Bates welcomes new faculty: Henry Boateng, mathematics

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 10:36 am

Bates College mathematician Henry Boateng is a computational scientist who designs algorithms that dramatically speed up computer simulations.

Fellowships enable Bates trio to sample academe, graduate-style

Wednesday, December 3, 2014 4:11 pm

Three Bates College students formed the largest contingent from a single institution to receive 2014 undergraduate fellowships from the Creating Connections Consortium.

Keys to effective thinking on tap in Sampson Lecture

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2:42 pm

Michael Starbird, a mathematician who has given hundreds of lectures and dozens of workshops on effective teaching and effective thinking, offers a lecture on effective thinking on Oct. 30.

Bates welcomes new faculty: Katharine Ott, mathematics

Thursday, October 16, 2014 3:00 pm

New at Bates as an assistant professor of mathematics, Katharine Ott is eager to contribute to Bates' strong track record in bringing more women into math.

Microsoft’s Susan Dumais ’75 is a big reason why, computer-wise, you find what you seek

Thursday, May 1, 2014 11:58 am

Dumais' contributions have touched how we find, use and make sense of information from our computers and the Internet.

Lectures to feature a mystery-writing mathematician and a noted inventor

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 4:17 pm

Bates presents lecturers offering insight into mathematics and medical technology on Feb. 26 and 28.

That makes scents: Bates, Pitt scientists propose approach to categorizing odors

Thursday, September 19, 2013 11:41 am

Using advanced statistical techniques, researchers at Bates and the University of Pittsburgh have developed an approach to systematically describing smells.

Tributes to retiring faculty of 2013: Baker, Hayward, Kuritz, Shulman, Thomas

Friday, August 23, 2013 8:26 am

At the final faculty meeting of the year, each retiring professor is honored by a colleague who offers a spoken tribute.

Math professor makes short work of knotty problems

Thursday, September 13, 2012 8:55 am

In a pair of Sept. 26 lectures at Bates, mathematician Colin Adams will explore the ins and outs of knots.

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