Archives for "Health and medicine"

Monday

December 12, 2011 7:04 pm

Barlow grant supports senior’s Christmas presence in Ecuador

Barlow grant supports senior’s Christmas presence in Ecuador

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.

Tuesday

November 15, 2011 6:28 pm

Cubist CEO Mike Bonney ’80 talks about careers and superbugs with NECN

Cubist CEO Mike Bonney ’80 talks about careers and superbugs with NECN

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.

Wednesday

September 14, 2011 2:42 pm

Mathematician to offer lectures on shape and neuroimaging

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.

Monday

June 20, 2011 10:58 am

Dr. Howard Scher '72 at fore of two major prostate cancer findings

Leading cancer researcher Howard Scher ’72 recently presented two major findings from a Phase III study of the prostate cancer…

Thursday

April 28, 2011 9:26 am

Seattle Times interviews Robin Leventhal '88, chef of 'Jewish deli with a Pacific Northwest twist'

The Seattle Times catches up with noted chef and restaurateur Robin Leventhal ’88, the new chef at Stopsky’s Delicatessen. Food…

Friday

February 11, 2011 9:45 am

Good Eggs

Here in Maine, the national egg-salmonella scare didn’t surprise social-justice Batesies.

Monday

January 24, 2011 9:24 am

Boston Globe feature on ideal body types quotes Men's Health editor Peter Moore '78

A Boston Globe feature story examining how ideal male and female body types have changed over the last century quotes…

Tuesday

January 11, 2011 3:17 pm

Harvard economist visits to offer assessment of healthcare reform

Joseph Newhouse, a professor of health policy and management at Harvard University and founding director of the university’s doctoral program in that field, offers an assessment of the national healthcare reform enacted last year at 4:15 p.m. Monday, Jan. 24, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). The talk is sponsored by the Bates economics department and is open to the public free of charge. For more information, please call 207-786-6490.

Thursday

January 6, 2011 2:12 pm

Maine Things Considered interviews Spelt Right entrepreneur Beth George '85

Maine Public Broadcasting reporter Keith Shortall interviews Beth George ’85, who with husband Tim Kane ’82 founded Spelt Right bakery…

Thursday

October 21, 2010 4:04 pm

R&D chief at pharmaceuticals firm to discuss drug development

A talk at Bates by Steven Kates ’83, vice president of research and development for the Massachusetts pharmaceuticals company Ischemix, visits Bates College to offer the presentation Ischemix: Discovery and Development has been rescheduled from Tuesday, Nov. 2, to Monday, Nov. 8. The time and location for the event will be announced.