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Tuesday

August 31, 2010
4:27 pm

Video: Growing a community of new math and science scholars

At Bates, we know that we must cultivate future scientists from a wide range of backgrounds in order to flourish…

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

Boning Up

Monday

August 23, 2010
1:44 pm

Biology department to benefit from $250,000 grant

A grant of $250,000 from The Arthur Vining Davis Foundations will further strengthen the already robust Bates College biology department. The grant supports new investment in personnel, facilities and student research. In conjunction with the grant, behavioral ecologist Donald Dearborn has joined the Bates biology faculty as chair.

Thursday

July 8, 2010
9:35 am

Environmental risk expert Valerie Lee '75 testifies on 'human frailty' and the Gulf oil spill

Roll Call reported the June 15 congressional testimony of environmental risk assessment expert Valerie Ann Lee ’75, who discussed the…

Wednesday

June 9, 2010
2:49 pm

Biologist Rebecca Sommer receives $419,000 NIH grant for study of arsenic effects

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.

Tuesday

February 2, 2010
11:37 am

Sun Journal op-ed by Dr. Nancy Cummings '81 touts 'fairer' way to pay for healthcare

Writing in the Sun Journal about national health-care legislation, Dr. Nancy Madsen Cummings ’81 suggests that while “no one likes…

Wednesday

November 18, 2009
11:49 am

Video: Lee Abrahamsen is at the heart of Bates' medical studies program

Each year, close to 90 percent of Bates students applying to medical or veterinary schools gain admission. That record of…

Wednesday

September 30, 2009
3:13 pm

Faculty grant recipients honored in gathering

Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…

Wednesday

September 23, 2009
1:45 pm

PZ Myers, biologist and critic of creationism, to speak at Bates

Called one of “the fiercest, most public critics of the intelligent design movement” by the Minneapolis newspaper City Pages, biology professor and blogger PZ Myers visits Bates College to give a talk titled “The Importance of Blasphemy” at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, in Room G65, Pettengill Hall.

Saturday

July 25, 2009
9:49 am

Students give up their summer to fight global warming

The Eagle-Tribune of Massachusetts reports on a group of college students, including Kyle Hagenbuch ’10, who are bicycling across the…