Stories about "Sustainability"
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.

Onions and taters and kale, oh my! — It’s the Bates Garden

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 10:55 am

The new Bates Garden will feed both hungry diners and student curiosity about sustainable food production.

Bates posts strong results in national recycling competition

Thursday, April 26, 2018 10:39 am

A recycling competition among hundreds of U.S. and Canadian colleges sees Bates earn top-30 placings in two waste-reduction categories.

Already green, Bates sprouts two new Leafs

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 3:13 pm

Bates charges toward a carbon-neutral future with the acquisition of two new Nissan Leafs.

Bates Club of Antarctica: If glaciers could talk, what would they say?

Thursday, April 5, 2018 11:21 am

How did ancient glaciers move, and what can they tell us about climate change? Allie Balter '14 and Brenda Hall '90 are finding out.

Slideshow: Anarchy to zebrafish, Mount David Summit is an A-to-Z smorgasbord of smarts

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 5:25 pm

The summit is a living, breathing encyclopedia of student achievement at Bates.

Climate change is ‘not something you believe. It just is,’ says Trump whistleblower Joel Clement

Friday, March 16, 2018 12:40 pm

Clement is the former climate policy chief who says the Trump administration retaliated against him and fellow scientists for climate-change advocacy.

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