Stories about "Health and medicine"
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, December 18, 2019 4:31 pm
A cutting-edge microscope at Bates will provide new insights — literally — into bacterial genetics.
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.
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.
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.