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Tuesday

October 6, 2009
10:13 am

Poetry reading to explore relationship between nature, aesthetics

Jonathan Skinner, assistant professor of environmental studies at Bates, reads from his own poetry and from the poetry journal that he edits, Ecopoetics, at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 15, in Chase Hall’s Skelton Lounge, 56 Campus Ave.

Wednesday

September 30, 2009
3:13 pm

Faculty grant recipients honored in gathering

Bates faculty members are active scholars, and many receive external grants to support their scholarship. Faculty in fields as diverse…

Wednesday

September 16, 2009
3:39 pm

Literary readings series at Bates College presents poet Jack Collom

Jack Collom, a poet, poetry teacher and author of more than 23 published books and chapbooks, reads from his work at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 17, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. Presented by the Language Arts Live Series at Bates, the lecture is open to the public at no cost. For more information, contact jskinner@bates.edu or eosucha@bates.edu.

Friday

May 22, 2009
3:06 pm

Mylius '11 helps lead Bates to victory — victory gardening, that is

For the first time since the mid-1990s, Bates’ lush summer plantings will include a garden dedicated solely to providing food for Dining Services. For her environmental studies internship, Molly Mylius ’11 helped Bill Bergevin, the college’s longtime landscape coordinator, build an herb garden near Commons.

Friday

May 1, 2009
11:39 am

Planting the Seeds of Sustainability

As part of an environmental studies requirement, Molly Mylius ’11 will help create an herb garden next to new dining Commons building.

Tuesday

March 24, 2009
9:50 am

World Food Prize recipient to discuss global poverty, food crisis

“The Global Food Crisis and World Poverty,” a talk by Cornell University professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen, takes place at Bates College on March 24, in an event sponsored by the economics department.

Thursday

March 19, 2009
4:31 pm

Eric Peters '86 raises oysters for the raw bar

In season, Peters and a part-time employee hand-harvest up to 8,000 shellfish weekly from the riverbed acreage that Peters leases from the state. Currently wholesaling through a distributor to restaurants in Boston and elsewhere, Peters will begin retailing in 2009 as Norumbega Oyster Inc. to diversify his clientele and boost revenues.

Friday

February 27, 2009
3:09 pm

Bates students to take part in D.C. energy demonstration

Fifty Bates College students are among an estimated 10,000 young people from around the United States who will gather in the nation’s capital on Feb. 27 for a four-day summit supporting immediate action on climate, energy and economic issues.

Wednesday

January 7, 2009
12:40 pm

Bates alums producing sustainable food

The College’s 2008–09 initiative Bates Contemplates Food got cover treatment in the recent Bates Magazine with “The Maine Course,” a…