Stories about "STEM"
PHOTO DATE: November 05, 2018LOCATION: NBL - Pool TopsideSUBJECT: 2017 ASCAN class members Warren Hoburg and Loral O'Hara (Blue Team) during ASCAN EVQ NBL 3 training.PHOTOGRAPHER: Josh Valcarcel
Here’s what the NASA astronaut said to the Bates sophomore STEM students

Wednesday, December 9, 2020 4:36 pm

NASA astronaut Loral O'Hara joined a sophomore science class as part of program that seeks to disrupt the "weed-out" approach to STEM education.

Group portrait of Consigli management team with holiday wreath taken on December 5, 2019.Drone imagery created by Senior Academic Technology Consultant and Manager of the Digital Media Studios Michelle Holbrook-Pronovost.
Campus Construction Update: Dec. 13, 2019

Thursday, December 12, 2019 4:32 pm

A wall of concrete forms has risen at the Bonney Science Center — a wall of forms that will form a wall.

Jim Weissman '84, Chief Business Officer at Dicerna Pharmaceuticals, Inc., is establishing a scholarship in honor of tCharles A. Dana Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Tom Wenzel, who is teaching for his last year in 2019-20. The scholarship fund will benefit summer research opportunities, an area that Tom, when asked, would like to see funded through philanthropy. Jim was one of Tom's thesis students whose work was subsequently published.Also in the photographs, posed in laboratories in Dana Chemistry, are Kyoko Weissman, Jim's wife and Associate Professor of Chemistry Matt Côté along with the following chemistry students:Jake O' Hara '21 in green, Shanzeh Rauf '21 in purple, Maddie Murphy '20 in stripes, Owen Bailey '22 in stripes, and Nick Jones /20 in red.
A national award and Bates tribute to legendary chemistry professor Thomas Wenzel

Thursday, November 14, 2019 8:30 am

A former student established — and named for Wenzel — a new endowed fund to support student summer research.

$3 million gift endows Bates professorship in STEM equity and inclusion; April Hill named inaugural appointee

Friday, September 21, 2018 9:21 am

Hill is an eminent evolutionary developmental geneticist with a national reputation for dismantling barriers preventing students from thriving in STEM fields.

Look What We Found: Andrew Kennedy’s Compound Microscope

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 5:40 pm

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Andrew Kennedy has a microscope in his Dana...

Video: Alex Gogliettino ’17 learns to think like a scientist

Thursday, May 18, 2017 6:07 pm

In our latest "Voices From the Class of 2017," Alex Gogliettino '17 talks about the close relationship with his Bates faculty mentors.