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Tuesday

September 30, 2008
3:35 pm

Lecture: "Emotional and Mental Wellness"

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.

Tuesday

September 23, 2008
1:57 pm

Lecture explores psychology of food choices

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.

Friday

September 19, 2008
2:08 pm

Expert on herbicide effects on frogs opens College Lecture Series

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

Monday

September 1, 2008
12:00 pm

Bates researchers count Lyme-disease ticks in Maine woods

Bates students worked this summer with visiting biology professor Ronald Barry to collect and analyze data about ticks that carry Lyme disease.

Thursday

August 21, 2008
12:00 pm

Retirement beckons to uber health agent

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

Tuesday

August 5, 2008
12:45 pm

To heal the wounded

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.

Tuesday

July 29, 2008
12:00 pm

Biology professor wins NIH grant for respiratory research

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.

Friday

July 18, 2008
12:00 pm

Shawna-Kaye Lester '08 wins Jack Kent Cooke graduate scholarship

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.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008
4:14 pm

CSI Bates

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.

Tuesday

July 1, 2008
1:38 pm

'I don't give up'

Born prematurely, Sarah Blomstedt ’09 has been a winner ever since her triumphant fight to live