Archives for "Maine and New England"
Press Herald spotlights Maine Senate president Raye '83 and his 'passion for politics'

Thursday, December 2, 2010 12:42 pm

The Portland Press Herald makes clear that politics and public service are...

Video: Garrand '79 analyzes TV ads in Maine's 2nd Congressional race

Thursday, October 14, 2010 2:10 pm

Maine Public Broadcasting’s Morning Edition radio program invited Brenda Garrand ’79, president...

Maine Sunday Telegram notes emergence of Museum of Art’s Dan Mills as art leader

Wednesday, October 6, 2010 11:57 am

The Maine Sunday Telegram reports that Dan Mills’ appointment as director of...

Final MPBN live gubernatorial debate at Bates College Oct. 28

Monday, October 4, 2010 4:20 pm

The final Maine Public Broadcasting Network debate of the 2010 Maine gubernatorial...

Speaker biographies for African Refugee Health: Best Practices

Friday, September 17, 2010 11:30 am

Here are speaker biographies for African Refugee Health: Best Practices. The conference's nearly three dozen presenters include healthcare workers from across the country and beyond; faculty in diverse disciplines from Bates and other colleges; and interpreters, social workers, counselors and other experts in breaching cultural factors that impede refugee access to healthcare.

Daily series: Newton '11 tells of shifting sands and attitudes

Thursday, September 16, 2010 3:01 pm

As summer enters its final week, we are sharing stories from students...

We're following the Class of 2014's AESOP trips

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 3:00 pm

Over the next four days, student photographer Matt Baker-White '13 of Williamstown, Mass., will follow Bates' newest students as they head out on the 2010 edition of Bates' Annual Entering Student Outdoor Program.

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Scene Again: Pirates at Popham Beach

Friday, August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

With finals looming the next day, the Bates Outing Club clambake at...

Popham Beach vs. the Morse River

Friday, August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Indeed, while an idealized and immutable Popham Beach looms large in the alumni consciousness, the beach itself has rapidly eroded during the 2000s. These days, only a few feet remain at high tide.

Biologist Rebecca Sommer receives $419,000 NIH grant for study of arsenic effects

Wednesday, June 9, 2010 2:49 pm

Rebecca Sommer, associate professor of biology at Bates College, has received $419,000 from the National Institutes of Health for research that could ultimately shed light on health impacts from the ingestion of tiny amounts of arsenic. Sommer will search for the cellular and molecular mechanisms through which low doses of arsenic given to prenatal and juvenile mice tend to result in a syndrome of ailments by adulthood, including obesity and symptoms consistent with diabetes.

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