Archives for "Environmental Studies"

Friday

September 27, 2013 2:01 pm

Chronicler of boom, bust in American West gives Otis Lecture on Oct. 14

Chronicler of boom, bust in American West gives Otis Lecture on Oct. 14

Rubén Martínez, chronicler of the harsh consequences of boom times in the West, gives the annual Otis Lecture on Oct. 14.

Tuesday

August 20, 2013 2:33 pm

Racing to protect water supply, Auburn Water District is buoyed by Bates collaboration

Racing to protect water supply, Auburn Water District is buoyed by Bates collaboration

A collaboration between Bates and the Auburn Water District is enabling authorities to better monitor conditions in the lake that supplies drinking water to the Twin Cities.

Thursday

August 8, 2013 12:21 pm

Summer Student Research: Geology major Balter studies climate change in Arctic

Summer Student Research: Geology major Balter studies climate change in Arctic

Alexandra Balter ’14 discusses why she chose to spend a cold summer in the Norwegian Arctic.

Monday

July 8, 2013 10:15 am

Clean Sweep 2013 raises nearly $17,000 for local organizations

Clean Sweep 2013 raises nearly $17,000 for local organizations

Bates’ 2013 Clean Sweep sale raised nearly $17,000 for local nonprofits.

Thursday

May 2, 2013 12:00 pm

Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

Senior thesis Q-and-A: The 1950s debate over Androscoggin River pollution

In her thesis, Taryn O’Connell ’13 examines strategies used to reach different social classes in Lewiston during a landmark pollution debate.

Wednesday

April 10, 2013 12:14 pm

Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Bangor Daily News quotes biologist Ambrose in story on worm digger dispute

Bates marine biologist Will Ambrose says that coastal worm diggers don’t do significant harm to clams.

Thursday

March 28, 2013 8:40 am

Recent tenure appointee Sonja Pieck explores “the nexus of power and nature”

Recent tenure appointee Sonja Pieck explores “the nexus of power and nature”

What is nature, who gets to decide its fate and why? And how can those who are excluded from environmental governance get some say?

Wednesday

January 23, 2013 11:41 am

Otis Intern Kate Paladin ’15 learns the value of green ‘action’

Otis Intern Kate Paladin ’15 learns the value of green ‘action’

Kate Paladin ’15 discovers what happens when a community becomes an epicenter of poverty and pollution.

Wednesday

September 26, 2012 4:28 pm

As Clean Water Act’s 40th nears, panel to discuss history, future of landmark legislation

As Clean Water Act’s 40th nears, panel to discuss history, future of landmark legislation

Bates presents a panel discussion exploring the history and future of the Clean Water Act on Oct. 1.

Wednesday

September 26, 2012 1:24 pm

Environmental photographer Chris Jordan to give Otis Lecture

Environmental photographer Chris Jordan to give Otis Lecture

Photographer Chris Jordan, known for depicting the environmental devastation produced by the consumer society, gives the Otis Lecture on Oct. 9.