Stories about "Health and medicine"
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.

Directors of SUNY Brockport Vietnam Program discuss post-war Vietnam

Thursday, September 9, 2004 3:55 pm

Kenneth J. Hermann Jr. and Nguyen Thi My Hoa, director and vice-director of the State University of New York at Brockport's Vietnam Program, discuss post-war Vietnam, its relations with the United States and the legacy of Agent Orange in a presentation titled "Vietnam: A Nation, Not a War," at 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited to attend at no charge.

Psychology professor wins educator award

Thursday, June 24, 2004 11:38 am

Kathryn Graff Low, associate professor of psychology at Bates and a member of the Bowdoin College Class of 1978, won the Bowdoin Alumni Council's 2004 Distinguished Educator Award, presented at the Brunswick college's reunion in early June. Given annually, the award was established in 1964 to recognize outstanding achievement in education by a Bowdoin alumnus in any field and at any level of education.

Lewiston High students to take part in research

Monday, June 14, 2004 11:24 am

Thanks to support from the National Science Foundation, a professor of chemistry at Bates College is bringing four Lewiston High School students to the college to help investigate the biochemistry of a particular category of viruses. Professor T. Glen Lawson and LHS biology teacher Jason Fuller are working together on this project that brings four advanced-placement students to Bates today through June 25. Mentored by two of Lawson's research students, the young people from LHS will help prepare cloned RNA from the encephalomyocarditis virus (EMCV) for use in experiments examining how the virus's RNA is replicated.

College invites local high school students to participate in viral research

Monday, June 14, 2004 10:41 am

Thanks to support from the National Science Foundation, a professor of chemistry at Bates College is bringing four Lewiston High School students to the college to help investigate the biochemistry of a particular category of viruses.

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