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Monday

October 4, 2010
10:31 am

Civic Forums offers presentations on education reform, healthcare

Exploring topics of broad interest, Bates College’s Civic Forum series begins in October with a panel discussion on education reform, followed by a presentation by an expert on health care finance. In a discussion titled Wrestling with School Reform in Maine: National Strategies, Local Realities, national and regional education experts examine different approaches to reform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. The following week, Dr. William Hsiao, an economist at the Harvard School of Public Health and architect of Taiwan’s universal healthcare system, offers the presentation Taiwan’s Health Reforms: Lessons for the U.S. and Maine at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 18, also in Muskie Archives.

Thursday

September 23, 2010
2:32 pm

Environmental activist famed for revealing chemical-cancer links is 2010 Otis Lecturer

Sandra Steingraber, a biologist who published the first book linking data on toxic releases with data from U.S. cancer registries, visits Bates College to deliver the 14th annual Otis Lecture at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 4, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.

Friday

September 17, 2010
11:30 am

Speaker biographies for African Refugee Health: Best Practices

Here are speaker biographies for African Refugee Health: Best Practices. The conference’s nearly three dozen presenters include healthcare workers from across the country and beyond; faculty in diverse disciplines from Bates and other colleges; and interpreters, social workers, counselors and other experts in breaching cultural factors that impede refugee access to healthcare.

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

About the Cover: Summer 2010

View the story by Bill Walsh ’86 on alumni involved in drug development.

Friday

August 27, 2010
2:00 pm

The Drug Makers

The pharmaceutical industry stirs skepticism even as it saves lives. Alums in the drug business explain why By this fall,…

Thursday

July 8, 2010
9:05 am

Palm Beach Post interviews Kennedy '88, new Liberty Medical Supplies president

The Palm Beach Post offers a Q-and-A interview with Joan Bering Kennedy ’88, new president of Liberty Medical Supply, a…

Friday

June 4, 2010
10:26 am

2010 Commencement honorand addresses

A pioneering choreographer, leading researchers in the fields of climate change and reproduction, a best-selling novelist and one of television’s…

Friday

April 16, 2010
2:24 pm

Better and Faster

Compulsive about patient care yet equally engaged in the lab, Dr. Howard Scher ’72 works to create better prostate cancer…

Friday

April 2, 2010
1:14 pm

President Hansen lauds Bonney '80 for philanthropy, education leadership

“He demonstrates three of the most important and interrelated capacities that a rigorous liberal arts education promotes: seeing around corners, building bridges and embracing contradictions and conflicts with generosity.”

Tuesday

February 2, 2010
11:37 am

Sun Journal op-ed by Dr. Nancy Cummings '81 touts 'fairer' way to pay for healthcare

Writing in the Sun Journal about national health-care legislation, Dr. Nancy Madsen Cummings ’81 suggests that while “no one likes…