Stories about "Health and medicine"
Bates tennis player a semifinalist for national citizenship award

Monday, December 17, 2007 11:10 am

Mallika Raghavan (Chappaqua, N.Y.) is one of 14 semifinalists for the Wooden Cup, and the only tennis player or Division III athlete on that list. There are five others who have earned finalist honors, one of whom will be announced on Jan. 24 as the Wooden Cup's college recipient.

Chechen surgeon and human rights activist to speak

Saturday, December 8, 2007 11:25 am

Dr. Khassan Baiev, a Chechen physician, author and human rights activist, will speak at Bates College on International Human Rights Day, Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Graduate programs in health care accept 89 percent of Bates applicants

Tuesday, November 6, 2007 10:04 am

Eighty-nine percent of Bates College students who worked with the college's Medical Studies Committee in applying to health care-related graduate programs for fall 2007 matriculation were accepted.

Noted Harvard sociologist to discuss her mother's extraordinary life

Thursday, November 1, 2007 10:59 am

Sara Lawrence-Lightfoot, a sociologist and professor of education at Harvard University, will give a presentation titled "Balm in Gilead: On Love, Justice and the Word, " at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

College hosts international conference on memory and knowledge

Monday, July 23, 2007 11:53 am

Bates College hosts the seventh biennial meeting of the Society for Applied Research in Memory and Cognition, an international conference on memory and cognition, Wednesday, July 25, through Saturday, July 28.

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.

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