Archives for "Environmental Studies"

Tuesday

January 11, 2011 10:22 am

'Plutonium cities,' climate change at issue

The winter’s lectures at Bates begin with two intriguing guests. Kate Brown, an award-winning historian at the University of Maryland, discusses “plutonium cities” in the U.S. and Soviet Union at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, in the Keck Classroom (G52), Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road (Alumni Walk). A day later, Kerry Emanuel, an influential professor of meteorology at MIT, presents “Uncertainty, Modeling and Climate Change” at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 14, in Room 204 of Carnegie Science Hall, 44 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

December 8, 2010 2:05 pm

$150,000 grant from Alden Trust supports Hedge-Bill renovations

As Bates continues to transform two 19th-century residence halls into state-of-the-art academic buildings, the college has received a $150,000 grant from the George I. Alden Trust to support the renovation project.

Thursday

September 30, 2010 3:49 pm

Daily Series: In Armenia, Shahinyan '12 picks up where the Soviets left off

As summer turns to fall, we are sharing stories from students who had Bates-related summer experiences. Name: Gohar Shahinyan ’12…

Thursday

September 23, 2010 1:02 pm

Daily Series: Little '12 finds orangutans, resolve in Borneo

As summer turns to fall, we are sharing stories from students who had Bates-related summer experiences. Name: Rob Little ’12…

Tuesday

September 21, 2010 4:53 pm

Daily Series: Michael '12 finds an oil-water mix at the Sierra Club

As summer enters its final week, we are sharing stories from students who had Bates-related summer experiences, each day through…

Thursday

September 16, 2010 3:01 pm

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

As summer enters its final week, we are sharing stories from students who had Bates-related summer experiences, each day through…

Friday

August 27, 2010 2:00 pm

Heavenly Harvest in Nepal

In Mount Everest’s shadow, Judson Peck ’10 studies villagers who use greenhouses to supplement centuries-old farming practices

Monday

April 26, 2010 3:00 pm

The Boston Globe invites Peck '11 to discuss Nepal semester

A regular feature in the The Boston Globe‘s travel section, “World Class,” allows college students to share their study-abroad experiences,…

Tuesday

March 2, 2010 8:47 am

The Portland Press Herald describes conflict about the Morse River's meandering ways

The Portland Press Herald describes how scientists, officials and residents differ on what to do, if anything, about the Morse…

Friday

February 12, 2010 9:39 am

Activists to discuss indigenous politics, environmentalism in the Americas at Bates College

The politics and environmental interests of indigenous peoples in the Americas, including Native Americans from Maine, are at issue in two nights of panel discussions at Bates College at Monday, Feb. 22 and Tuesday, Feb. 23.