Stories about "Sustainability"
Bates at Night: Trashion Show 2018

Thursday, November 15, 2018 2:30 pm

The annual Bates Trashion Show is a night of fun, with a message.

Senior thesis sees green inspirations in iconic West Coast homes

Thursday, November 8, 2018 8:52 am

The topic of Emerson Krull’s senior thesis was as near as her father’s business and as remote as the post-World War II era.

In telling climate stories, who’s in and who’s out? asks Otis speaker Elizabeth Rush

Friday, November 2, 2018 11:13 am

For Rush, author of the acclaimed Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, offering the 2018 Otis Lecture was a homecoming of sorts.

Five bales of plastic recyclables sit outside Commons. But is it art yet?

Thursday, November 1, 2018 8:18 am

Five bales of plastic recyclables sitting on the lawn outside Commons challenge our "out of sight, out of mind" attitudes.

‘Anthropocenic’: Museum show looks at humanity’s planetary impact

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 10:56 am

A new Bates exhibition examines humanity’s mark on the planet with pathos, wit, and an eye-opening diversity of work.

Slideshow: This Summer at Bates

Friday, August 24, 2018 12:20 pm

Twenty-three moments that provide an insider's look at Bates' sunniest season.

A tuna tournament helps Michaela Pinette ’19 get in tune with purposeful work

Friday, August 10, 2018 10:29 am

Michaela Pinette '19 wasn't expecting a summer of sifting through bloody tuna parts for science, nor enjoying it so much.That's the beauty Purposeful Work.

Gardeners cultivate a growth mindset as Bates produce reaches diners

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 4:14 pm

The Plot thickens as Bates' garden interns begin delivering college-grown vegetables to Commons.

Recalling the 1998 restoration of Lake Andrews

Thursday, July 19, 2018 12:37 pm

Twenty years ago this summer, Bates began a major restoration of the Lake Andrews area. Learn what they found in the pond, and learn who got stuck in the muck.

Tomato varieties in the Bates Garden, 2018

Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:52 pm

As described by Maine seed companies, here are the tomato varieties growing in the Bates Garden in 2018.

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