Archives for "Health and medicine"


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.”


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…


January 4, 2010 2:08 pm

The Boston Globe reports on Cubist's move to purchase biotech company

The Boston Globe reports that Cubist Pharmaceuticals Inc., whose chief executive and president is Michael Bonney ’80, will spend up…


December 21, 2009 11:34 am

Taking a Shot

As the number of students with H1N1 flu topped 250 in October, Bates implemented its H1N1 protocols.


December 18, 2009 1:15 pm

Preamble: Just a Moment

Once, feeling feverish before a college philosophy final, I brought a small towel to the blue-book exam. We lefties tend to smudge what we write, and I wanted to keep my writing hand dry, so as not to turn deep thoughts about Plato’s cave into a smeary mess.


December 18, 2009 11:53 am

Open Forum

Letters to the editor from the Fall 2009 issue of Bates Magazine.


December 18, 2009 11:28 am

Perfectly Human

Amid failure, we can grow closer to what inspires us.


November 11, 2009 10:53 am

Psychologist to discuss mechanisms of will and self-control at Bates College

Roy Baumeister, an influential social psychologist at Florida State University, visits Bates College to discuss the mental processes enabling individuals to control their behavior at 4 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

The talk is open to the public at no charge. For more information, please call 207-786-8204.


November 3, 2009 4:49 pm

The New York Times interviews Men’s Health editor Peter Moore '78 on Obama health-care coverage

The New York Times interviews Men’s Health editor Peter Moore ’78 for its story about President Obama “taking his argument…


November 3, 2009 8:15 am

Maine Public Radio discusses Bates economist Nate Tefft's soda-tax research

Maine Public Radio interviews Bates economist Nate Tefft, whose research finds that while soda taxes raise revenue, their impact on…