Stories about "Health and medicine"
The College Key's Distinguished Alumnus in Residence, Winfield Brown '89 meets with students to discuss careers in healthcare during a campus visit on Nov. 12. Photo by Sarah Crosby/Bates College.
U.S. healthcare “at a tipping point,” says Heywood Hospital chief Winfield Brown ’89

Friday, November 15, 2013 8:36 am

Well-timed against the failed launch of the Affordable Care Act’s insurance exchange website, Brown put a fine point on the economic forces influencing healthcare today.

Biology and English major Shelby Sullivan '15 worked at Cubist Pharmaceuticals as a Ladd Intern. (Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College)
Summer Student Work: Ladd intern Sullivan ’15 finds a familiar work culture at Cubist

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 10:00 am

Shelby Sullivan '15 contributed to the exacting work of drug development at Cubist Pharmaceuticals, where Mike Bonney '80 is CEO.

Jonathan Adler '00, seen here talking with Kati Vecsey of the theater department during his lecture at Bates in 2008.
Scientific American quotes Adler ’00 research on negative emotions and well-being

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 3:32 pm

Under the headline “Negative Emotions are Key to Well-Being,” Scientific American writer...

Members of President Woodrow Wilson's cabinet appear to be maintaining their fitness resolutions in this photo from August 1917. Photo courtesy of Library of Congress, National Photo Company Collection.
Langdon talks New Year’s resolutions with Maine Public Broadcasting

Thursday, January 17, 2013 12:00 pm

When it comes to weight loss, Langdon is more concerned with the “why?” and “how?”

St. Mary's radiology manager Donna Knightly shot this X-ray of a few items worn or carried by the Bates students. Photograph by Michael Bradley/Bates College.
Hospital reveals inside story as physics students explore medical imaging

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 2:22 pm

In November, Bates physics students toured X-ray, ultrasound and MRI facilities at a local hospital as part of a course on biomedical imaging.

Jason Castro, assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience.
Neuroscientist Jason Castro fields brain questions for Minnesota Public Radio

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 11:12 am

Jason Castro, assistant professor of psychology, discusses free will and the brain, among other things.

Win Brown '89
Telegram & Gazette interviews new hospital CEO Win Brown ’89

Thursday, January 12, 2012 3:11 pm

Win Brown '89 is the new president and CEO of Heywood Hospital in Gardner, Mass., and was recently interviewed by the Telegram & Gazette.

Tiarra Abell '12, a double major in Spanish and anthropology, is spending her December break in Ecuador doing research.
Barlow grant supports senior’s Christmas presence in Ecuador

Monday, December 12, 2011 7:04 pm

At 6 a.m. Dec. 10, just hours after her last class of the semester, Tiarra Abell '12 will begin her journey back to Ecuador, where she spent her junior semester.

Board chair Mike Bonney '80 presents a symbolic key to Roger Williams Hall to Spanish professor Claudia Aburto Guzmán during dedication festivities for Roger Williams and Hedge halls. Photograph by Rene Minnis.
Cubist CEO Mike Bonney ’80 talks about careers and superbugs with NECN

Tuesday, November 15, 2011 6:28 pm

Cubist CEO Mike Bonney ’80 shares his career path from drugstore manager to pharmaceutical CEO, and talks about the company’s superbug-fighting product, the antibiotic Cubicin.

Mathematician to offer lectures on shape and neuroimaging

Wednesday, September 14, 2011 2:42 pm

Washington Mio, mathematician and professor of mathematics at Florida State University, gives two Richard W. Sampson lectures. At 4:30 p.m. in Room 104 of Hathorn Hall, 3 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk), Mio will discuss shape variation and its application to neuroimaging. At 7:30 p.m. Mio will discuss the mathematics of shape in the Keck Classroom (Room G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. For more information contact 207-786-6143.

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