Archives for "Health and medicine"


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.


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.


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.


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


March 17, 2008 10:26 am

Lecture by Adler '00 explores psychotherapy, personal stories

Jonathan Adler ’00, who researches intersections between psychotherapy, personal identity and the stories we tell about ourselves, offers a lecture on his work at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 18, in Bates College’s Pettengill Hall, Keck Classroom (G52), 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).


March 1, 2008 2:53 pm

Dinner Time

About 1,000 diners gave the College’s new Commons its first major test on the evening of Feb. 25 during the first dinner served to the entire campus community in the new space.


March 1, 2008 2:13 pm

Historically Black

Spelman and Morehouse colleges offer something that Bates can’t — and that’s just the point


December 17, 2007 11:10 am

Bates tennis player a semifinalist for national citizenship award

Mallika Raghavan (Chappaqua, N.Y.) is one of 14 semifinalists for the Wooden Cup, and the only tennis player or Division III athlete on that list. There are five others who have earned finalist honors, one of whom will be announced on Jan. 24 as the Wooden Cup’s college recipient.


December 8, 2007 11:25 am

Chechen surgeon and human rights activist to speak

Dr. Khassan Baiev, a Chechen physician, author and human rights activist, will speak at Bates College on International Human Rights Day, Tuesday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.


November 6, 2007 10:04 am

Graduate programs in health care accept 89 percent of Bates applicants

Eighty-nine percent of Bates College students who worked with the college’s Medical Studies Committee in applying to health care-related graduate programs for fall 2007 matriculation were accepted.