Posts from June 2010
Biologist Rebecca Sommer receives $419,000 NIH grant for study of arsenic effects

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:49 pm

Rebecca Sommer, associate professor of biology at Bates College, has received $419,000 from the National Institutes of Health for research that could ultimately shed light on health impacts from the ingestion of tiny amounts of arsenic. Sommer will search for the cellular and molecular mechanisms through which low doses of arsenic given to prenatal and juvenile mice tend to result in a syndrome of ailments by adulthood, including obesity and symptoms consistent with diabetes.

2010 Commencement honorand panel discussion: 'Principles into action'

Tuesday, June 8, 2010 4:37 pm

The evening before Commencement, the honorary degree recipients gather in the Olin...

June 2010 images of Bates

Monday, June 7, 2010 11:42 am

Click on thumbnails, above, to view the slide show. Featured image of...

2010 Commencement honorand addresses

Friday, June 4, 2010 10:26 am

A pioneering choreographer, leading researchers in the fields of climate change and...

Bangor Daily News quotes Professor Emeritus Hodgkin on Republican candidate

Friday, June 4, 2010 9:16 am

The Bangor Daily News, in its profile of Maine Republican gubernatorial candidate...

BatesNews Monthly Update: June 2010

Thursday, June 3, 2010 5:55 pm

For Bates alumni, parents, and friends, here is a look back at...

Lakes Region Weekly chats with MacMillan author Cowan '61

Thursday, June 3, 2010 4:50 pm

Lakes Region Weekly writer John Balentine talks with Mary Morton Cowan ’61...

A department store among garage sales, Clean Sweep turns 10

Thursday, June 3, 2010 3:40 pm

The 10th edition of Clean Sweep, the supersized "garage sale" at Bates College that benefits the environment, community organizations and scores of satisfied shoppers, starts at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Indianapolis Star publishes personal essay by Merisotis '86

Thursday, June 3, 2010 2:48 pm

In a personal essay for The Indianapolis Star, Jamie Merisotis ’86, a...

Portland Press Herald covers memorial for Judge Coffin '40

Thursday, June 3, 2010 12:22 pm

The Portland Press Herald shares stories from the May 8 memorial service...

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