Archives for "Public health and safety"


January 26, 2010 11:54 am

Lecture examines language of airport security

Alan Nadel, a professor of English at University of Kentucky, delivers a lecture examining the visual and verbal rhetoric of airport security and the Transportation Security Administration Web site at 4:15 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, in Room 200 of Bates College’s Pettigrew Hall, 305 College St.


November 9, 2009 2:26 pm

H1N1 Update for Nov. 9

After a hiatus of a couple of weeks, students have resumed their work in the local community in schools and other agencies.


November 3, 2009 4:49 pm

The New York Times interviews Men’s Health editor Peter Moore '78 on Obama health-care coverage

The New York Times interviews Men’s Health editor Peter Moore ’78 for its story about President Obama “taking his argument…


October 30, 2009 12:39 pm

Expert on rising rates of mental illness to speak at Bates College

Liah Greenfeld, an authority on the causes and implications of rising rates of mental illness, delivers the lecture “The Burden of Our Time: Mental Illness in Contemporary America” at 4:10 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, in Bates College’s Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk).

Sponsored by the sociology, politics and psychology departments, the event is open to the public at no cost. For more information, please contact this


October 26, 2009 1:28 pm

Five Bates College alumni receive Fulbright Scholarships

Five Bates College graduates are teaching and conducting research abroad this year thanks to scholarships from the Fulbright Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State.


October 16, 2009 2:44 pm

Economist Tefft's research links 'soda tax' to small decrease in adult obesity rates

Bates economist and other colleagues conduct first empirical examination of the effectiveness of soft drink taxes in reducing adult weight.


October 15, 2009 3:27 pm

Community work and H1N1 at Bates

We are committed to being guided by our partners’ concerns, and we are eager to work with partners to help them make the decision that seems right to them.


October 9, 2009 3:36 pm

Student H1N1 vaccinations Saturday; BCTV report

To: Bates Students From: Christy Tisdale, director of health services, and Tedd Goundie, dean of students Date: Oct. 9, 2009…


September 16, 2009 4:57 pm

Bates awarded $12,000 FEMA grant for fire safety

Bates has received an $11,850 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to enhance the College’s efforts to educate students about fire prevention and safety.


July 26, 2007 11:43 am

College to implement new emergency notification system in September

In September, Bates College will implement and begin testing a new emergency notification system that will send information and instructions simultaneously to the entire campus community through e-mail, cell phones and telephone landlines.