Stories about "Health and medicine"
Emily Scarrow ’25, a Bates student who ‘doesn’t see any limits,’ earns Goldwater Scholarship

Thursday, May 2, 2024 10:43 am

Scarrow, who overcame a major health scare at Bates, will use the scholarship award to fund her research aspirations in medicine.

What It Took: Whether happy or not, our personal stories can improve our well-being, says Jonathan Adler ’00

Friday, February 2, 2024 5:00 am

Storytelling is one of the oldest art forms. Adler, a clinical psychologist and researcher, tells us that our personal stories that don’t have to have a positive or happy ending. Difficult stories can offer a narrative option for how we make meaning.

Bates professor lands $415,000 grant to research ‘dramatically understudied’ protein that could be involved in major neurological conditions

Friday, January 26, 2024 5:00 am

The National Institute of Health grant will fund research by Martin Kruse that seeks to learn if a not-well-understood cellular protein plays a role in neurological conditions like epilepsy and Alzheimer's disease.

Harvest Dinner in Commons and Trashion Show in the Gray Athletic Building on Nov. 15, 2023. Trashion models and designers Grace Acton & Adelle Welch Sarah Smith, Janney Halperin, Isabella Sandoz John Campana & Hanna Kothari Kirk Read and Kerry O’Brien Julia Anderson & Simon Wilson (FYS) Sloan Phillips & Miguel Pacheco Ana Fowler Ashley Taylor & Annie Menden Christine Schwartz & Cheryl Lacey
Guidance from Bates professionals about food, mental health, and being a college student

Friday, January 19, 2024 9:38 am

The way to someone’s heart is through their stomach, they say. More…

Marine biology internship sawing off tuna heads seemed ghoulish, but contributing to science made it all worth it for Ben Morse ’24

Tuesday, August 22, 2023 9:22 am

By removing the otolith bone from tuna heads this summer in his Purposeful Work internship at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Ben Morse '24 helped provide key data to help biologists assess the health of the tuna population, which, in turn, helps inform policy makers who manage the tuna fishery.

Bates in the News: June 9, 2023

Friday, June 9, 2023 5:01 am

The news media covers Bates Commencement, a professor's expertise in the ritual practice of firewalking, and alumni trying to save local journalism.

Meet the Bonney Science Center Places and Faces (No. 7): Four scientists who are opportunistic, chemiluminescent, continuity-minded, and nosey

Monday, May 16, 2022 2:07 pm

Our final installment of a series profiling the folks who work in the college's new Bonney Science Center: Four scientists who are opportunistic, chemiluminescent, continuity-minded, and nosey.

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.

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