Archives for "Health and medicine"
Bates student receives undergraduate research award

Monday, May 21, 2007 12:39 pm

Akiko Doi, a Bates College senior from Kyoto City, Japan, recently won the Undergraduate Student Research Achievement Award Poster Competition in the enzymology category.

Don't look now, but we've been medicalized

Friday, 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.

Biologist Lee Abrahamsen honored for community work

Tuesday, 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.

Graduate programs in health care accept 90 percent of Bates applicants

Friday, 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.

Bates students, alumni net at least six top fellowships

Friday, 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.

Bates alum pursues medicine with Jack Kent Cooke Fellowship

Tuesday, 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.

Bates library schedules mock disaster and recovery for June 23

Wednesday, 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.

Alumni awards highlight 138th annual Reunion

Friday, 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.

Grad programs in health care accept 96 percent of Bates applicants

Wednesday, 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.

Mathematical modeling, cancer treatment linked in Bates lecture

Wednesday, October 12, 2005 3:19 pm

Lisette de Pillis, an expert in the use of mathematical models to...

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