Stories about "Health and medicine"
With ‘The EngAging Project,’ Ellrodt ’20 aims to ease the ache of loneliness in old age

Thursday, May 14, 2020 10:06 am

With the help of 50-plus people who shared experiences and expertise, an environmental studies major has published a new resource for lonely and those who support them.

‘Food for the soul’: Dr. Anthony Fauci recalls his 1993 Bates Commencement visit

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 12:11 pm

A 1993 Bates honorary degree recipient, Fauci was then — as well as now — “intentionally addressing robust human challenges.”

A brief history of Bates and bugs, from smallpox to swine flu, ‘and the best preventive that we have’

Friday, April 3, 2020 10:35 am

People worldwide have, for eons, confronted infectious diseases and overcome them as communities working together — and so too has the Bates community.

Shields up! Bates helping to ease PPE shortage

Friday, April 3, 2020 7:24 am

A Bates biology professor has a notable role in responding to a tough problem created by COVID-19: the shortage of personal protective equipment.

Picture story: A community rallies as students depart campus

Monday, March 23, 2020 12:18 pm

Compelling and poignant photography by Phyllis Graber Jensen captures a historic community effort to support students leaving campus due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Taxing e-cigarettes may push vapers to conventional cigarettes, says Bates economist Nathan Tefft

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 1:21 pm

A study coauthored by Associate Professor of Economics Nathan Tefft finds that attempts to cut vaping by raising taxes on e-cigarettes may push users toward conventional, and many would say far more deadly, tobacco cigarettes.

Bates biochemist and physicist receive $373,000 for Lyme research

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:31 pm

A cutting-edge microscope at Bates will provide new insights — literally — into bacterial genetics.

Look What We Found: Meredith Greer’s plush microbes

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 4:20 pm

Learn about Meredith Greer's assortment of oversized plush microbes that reflect her research interest in mathematical modeling of infectious diseases.

Alumni, faculty recognized during Reunion for service, advocacy, and scientific achievement

Friday, June 15, 2018 11:36 am

James Owens ’87 received the Benjamin E. Mays Medal, the Alumni Association's highest award, for his dedication to education and literacy around the world.

Cheer the Chairs: Nancy Koven appointed to new Kelsey Professorship

Thursday, May 24, 2018 5:26 pm

The new professorship honors "one of the most transformative professors to ever teach at Bates," says Nancy Koven.

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