Stories about "Health and medicine"
Harvard neurobiologist to discuss diversity in Bates lecture

Sunday, October 26, 2003 2:27 pm

Dr. S. Allen Counter, director of the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations and professor of neurobiology at Harvard University, will present a talk titled "Achieving Diversity and Intercultural/Racial Understanding in an Academic Setting" at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, Campus Avenue, Bates College. The public is invited to attend the lecture free of charge.

Cyberculture expert to discuss implications of altering the human body

Monday, January 27, 2003 3:11 pm

Chris Hables Gray, a noted cyberculture expert and activist, will discuss the social implications of altering the human body through technology in a lecture.

Jean Kilbourne, ad critic and 'Lecturer of the Year,' to speak

Wednesday, January 22, 2003 2:45 pm

Internationally recognized for her pioneering work on how advertising represents alcohol, tobacco and the image of women, author Jean Kilbourne offers a slide presentation titled "The Naked Truth: Advertising's Image of Women."

Grant fuels professor's dioxin, heart disease research

Thursday, November 14, 2002 4:23 pm

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) has awarded Rebecca J. Sommer, assistant professor of biology at Bates College, a grant of $132,883 to investigate the impact of dioxin on early cardiac development.

Federal grant advances professor's research into dioxin-heart disease link

Wednesday, November 13, 2002 2:46 pm

The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) has awarded Rebecca J. Sommer, assistant professor of biology at Bates College, a grant of $132,883 to investigate the impact of dioxin on early cardiac development.

Former U.S. surgeon general opens 148th academic year

Thursday, September 5, 2002 4:24 pm

On Sept. 4, former U.S. Surgeon General M. Joycelyn Elders opened the 148th academic year at Bates College with a challenge to the Class of 2006. In her second visit to Bates this year, Elders told a convocation gathering of about 1,000 students, staff and faculty that the students now starting here must summon the courage and the will to become transformational leaders for a new century fraught with pressing difficulties.

Actress to portray pioneering geneticist in one-woman show

Monday, February 11, 2002 3:32 pm

The scientific creative process comes alive in a one-woman performance this month. An actress and dancer from Massachusetts, Sharon Wyrrick performs her acclaimed portrayal of a pioneering woman geneticist in The Search for Barbara McClintock at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Bates students score 100 in medical school acceptance

Friday, January 18, 2002 3:35 pm

All of the 27 Bates College seniors and alumni who applied to graduate programs in the health professions in 2001 were accepted, according to a report by the college's medical studies committee.

Student meets Nobel winner at Off-Campus Study Consortium

Thursday, November 1, 2001 3:19 pm

As if spending a semester in London isn't exciting enough, a Bates College junior from Northeast Harbor also had the opportunity last month to meet one of this year's recipients of the Nobel Prize for medicine - just two days after the award was announced.

Bates to host conference on the Caribbean and the Americas

Wednesday, April 25, 2001 3:55 pm

A group of Bates, Bowdoin and Colby college faculty and students, joined by a colleague from the University of the West Indies, will gather to participate in a day-long conference and roundtable, "Scientific Knowledge, Culture and Political Economy: The Caribbean and The Americas," Friday, May 4, in Chase Hall Lounge on Campus Avenue at Bates College.

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