Archives for "Health and medicine"
April 20, 2007 9:03 am
Not so long ago, shyness was usually seen as a random character trait, sadness the natural reaction to misfortune and alcoholism a sign of personal weakness. In recent decades those conditions, and many others, have been “medicalized” — associated with biological causes and redefined as medical diagnoses, not merely products of personality or fate.
April 10, 2007 1:34 pm
Several years ago, students in Lee Abrahamsen’s 300-level virology course undertook a project for a hepatitis-C support group at a local hospital.
November 17, 2006 12:03 pm
Ninety percent of Bates College seniors and alumni applying to graduate programs in the health professions for fall 2006 matriculation were accepted.
September 15, 2006 4:00 pm
In the 2005-06 academic season, at least six Bates students and alumni have received prestigious graduate fellowships. Most worked with the Bates Graduate Fellowship and Watson Committees to prepare their applications.
July 25, 2006 12:00 am
Jason Rafferty of Greenland, N.H., a 2005 magna cum laude graduate of Bates College, has received a prestigious Jack Kent Cooke Fellowship, one of the nation’s largest graduate study awards. Rafferty is one of 77 graduate and professional students chosen from among 1,100 applicants.
June 21, 2006 12:00 am
The Bates College library staff will hold a mock disaster and recovery of library materials at 10:30 a.m. on June 23 in the outdoor lower arcade of the George and Helen Ladd Library. The event, led by Melissa Straw, a graduate intern studying book and paper conservation at the University of Texas-Austin, will give the staff of Ladd library and the Muskie Archives and Special Collections Library real-world experience in quickly and efficiently recovering from a water-based disaster with guidance from a trained book conservator.
June 9, 2006 12:00 am
Bates alumni arriving for their College’s 138th Reunion anticipated traditional revelry and fellowship as well as a chance to honor their own. All awards will be presented Saturday during the midday Alumni Awards Ceremony, held in Merrill Gymnasium due to rain.
October 12, 2005 3:56 pm
Ninety-six percent of Bates College seniors and alumni applying to graduate programs in the health professions for fall 2005 matriculation were accepted.
Ninety-one percent of Bates applicants were accepted into medical or osteopathic schools, vs. a national average of around 49 percent, according to a report issued on Oct. 10 by the college’s Medical Studies Committee.
October 12, 2005 3:19 pm
Lisette de Pillis, an expert in the use of mathematical models to solve difficult problems in diverse fields, offers two…
May 17, 2005 12:54 pm
Eighty-three percent of Bates College seniors and alumni applying to graduate programs in the health professions were accepted for matriculation in fall 2004. Seventy-five percent of Bates applicants were accepted into medical or osteopathic schools, vs. a national average of around 49 percent.