Stories about "Health and medicine"
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...

Bates beats U.S. average in graduates' acceptance to med programs

Tuesday, 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.

Papaioanou event honors 'relationships that give so much to the world'

Tuesday, May 17, 2005 12:50 pm

Andrew Carnegie probably never considered making a gift in honor of fellow philanthropist John D. Rockefeller. But on Monday afternoon, one champion of Bates philanthropy honored another as the College inaugurated the Helen A. Papaioanou, M.D. '49 Chair in the Biological Sciences, established as part of a multimillion gift several years ago by Ralph T. Perry '51 and his wife, Mary Louise Seldenfleur.

Ethics of Schiavo case at issue in panel discussion

Wednesday, May 11, 2005 2:55 pm

A panel of experts in the fields of law, philosophy and bioethics will discuss the implications of the Terri Schiavo case at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives at Bates College, 70 Campus Ave.

Amandla! presents Unity conference, dinner and dance

Friday, March 4, 2005 11:47 am

Amandla!, the African American student organization at Bates College, presents Unity Conference 2005, on Saturday, March 5.

Vietnamese victim and plaintiff to discuss historic Agent Orange case

Wednesday, March 2, 2005 9:36 am

Dr. Phan Thi Phi Phi, one of three Vietnamese plaintiffs in a lawsuit against American chemical manufacturers, and Susan Hammond, deputy director of the New York-based Fund for Reconciliation and Development, will discuss this historic case in a lecture titled "Agent Orange: A New Vietnam War" Thursday, March 3, in Chase Hall Lounge.

Bates receives award for leadership in tobacco control

Friday, November 19, 2004 12:23 pm

The college has received an award for its adoption of a policy that strengthens tobacco control efforts on campus.

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