Archives for "Health and medicine"
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.
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.
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.
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.
September 1, 2008 12:00 pm
Bates students worked this summer with visiting biology professor Ronald Barry to collect and analyze data about ticks that carry Lyme disease.
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.
August 5, 2008 12:45 pm
A book review in The New York Times praised the team of U.S. Army medical professionals, including Dr. Dave Lounsbury ’72, a retired colonel, that pushed for publication of War Surgery in Afghanistan and Iraq: A Series of Cases, 2003–2007.
July 29, 2008 12:00 pm
Bates biologist Ryan Bavis will use a grant from a division of the National Institutes of Health to advance understanding of why exposing animals to oxygen-rich environments early in their development adversely affects their respiratory functioning later in life.
July 18, 2008 12:00 pm
Shawna-Kaye Lester ’08 of St. Catherine, Jamaica, has won a prestigious and lucrative graduate scholarship from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. A double major in biological chemistry and Spanish at Bates, Lester will use her award to pursue an ambitious sequence of graduate programs to hone her leadership skills in healthcare management.
July 1, 2008 4:14 pm
In the woods near Merrill Gym, Short Term students in “Forensic Science,” taught by Stephanie Richards ’84, a visiting biology professor, search for a mock gravesite. From left are Jennifer Diefendorf ’11, Christopher Ray ’10, teaching assistant Marshall Karpell ’08, Leigh Krueger ’10 (behind tree), and Kelsey Omstead ’08.