Stories about "Health and medicine"
Bates alums producing sustainable food

Wednesday, January 7, 2009 12:40 pm

The College’s 2008–09 initiative Bates Contemplates Food got cover treatment in the...

Graduate health programs accept 81 percent of Bates applicants

Tuesday, December 2, 2008 2:02 pm

Eighty-one percent of Bates students and alumni who worked with the College's Medical Studies Committee in applying to health care-related graduate programs for fall 2008 matriculation were accepted.

Sargent explores disconnect between principles and judgments

Tuesday, November 11, 2008 10:58 am

Associate Professor of Psychology Michael Sargent has received a grant of approximately $60,000 to support research into the brain's ability to link moral principles with specific judgments.

Yale psychologist to lecture about body-mind duality

Wednesday, November 5, 2008 12:20 pm

Paul Bloom, a professor of psychology at Yale, visits Bates College to offer a lecture exploring how humans think of bodies and souls at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road.

The Packet— In death, the chance to know a Bates life

Saturday, November 1, 2008 9:40 am

Three times a year, I receive a packet from the editor of this magazine, a packet that no one else receives. In it are the stories of 50 or 60 people, all part of the Bates community in some way: alumni, faculty, staff. But they are united by more than being part of this community.

In the media: Food for thought

Friday, October 3, 2008 12:00 pm

Thanks to an anonymous $2.5 million gift, Bates College is refocusing its food-services mission on 'nourishing body and mind' and serving more organic and locally grown fare in the dining hall.

Lecture: "Emotional and Mental Wellness"

Tuesday, September 30, 2008 3:35 pm

Susan Powers, Psychologist at Bates Health Center, will lead this discussion on the integral components of emotional and mental wellness and the challenges of maintaining this state on a college campus.

Lecture explores psychology of food choices

Tuesday, September 23, 2008 1:57 pm

Paul Rozin, a psychology professor at the University of Pennsylvania, presents his findings on the moral, psychological and social factors involved in food choices in a lecture at Bates.

Expert on herbicide effects on frogs opens College Lecture Series

Friday, September 19, 2008 2:08 pm

A biologist who made national news with his research into the effects of a common pesticide on frogs will speak at Bates College.

Retirement beckons to uber health agent

Thursday, August 21, 2008 12:00 pm

The Foxboro (Mass.) Reporter profiled George Young '73, who is retiring as health agent in the town of Foxborough after 20 years.

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