Archives for "Public health and safety"
November 13, 2015 8:33 am
Research by Bates sociologist Michael Rocque finds that communities that have strong marriage rates demonstrate lower levels of crime.
August 13, 2013 12:00 pm
Zuhayr Reaz ’16 is doing fieldwork in support of WaterAid in in his home country of Bangladesh, where nearly one…
January 28, 2013 12:00 pm
The findings suggest that the patterns of student movement across a campus like Bates is not as “well-blended” as thought.
January 23, 2013 11:41 am
Kate Paladin ’15 discovers what happens when a community becomes an epicenter of poverty and pollution.
August 29, 2011 12:41 pm
With the wind and rain from Tropical Storm Irene long gone from Maine and New Hampshire, the college’s Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program trips will depart from campus as scheduled on Tuesday, Aug. 30.
August 26, 2011 9:43 am
As the scheduled departure date nears for Bates’ 2011 AESOP trips, we are closely following weather advisories regarding Hurricane Irene, and will change plans if necessary to assure the safety of all students involved. Given the predicted pace of the storm, we currently anticipate that the trips will be able to leave campus on Tuesday, Aug. 30, as scheduled.
January 26, 2011 12:03 pm
Writing in The Portland Press Herald, Assistant Professor of Economics Nathan Tefft and his colleague Chad Cotti of the University…
November 5, 2010 2:24 pm
WCSH-TV reporter Chris Rose covered Fire Safety Day at Bates on Oct. 28, focusing especially on the burning of a…
June 3, 2010 12:08 pm
The Associated Press interviews Megan McClelland ’11 for a story about the atmosphere on a passenger bus during a bomb…
April 1, 2010 4:00 pm
A former U.S. Air Force officer and a co-founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility present a talk at Bates College titled “A Fork in the Road on Nuclear Weapons: Which Path to Security?” at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 5 in Chase Hall Lounge, 56 Campus Ave. The talk is free and open to the public. Hosted by the Brooks Quimby Debate Council, retired Col. Richard Klass of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and Dr. Ira Helfand of Physicians for Social Responsibility will present the talk to provide medical and military perspectives on questions of nuclear security issues.