Stories about "Sustainability"
Thursday, July 1, 2010 2:36 pm
How "green," speaking environmentally and not chromatically, will the renovated Garcelon Field be? The answer's mixed. Unlike the old grass field, the new FieldTurf playing surface will neither support wildlife nor inhale carbon dioxide. But in other ways an artificial field has significant environmental advantages over grass.
Friday, June 25, 2010 1:55 pm
The College's approach to its climate action plan -- integrating sustainability costs into ongoing infrastructure needs -- is featured in University Business, a national publication for higher education decision makers.
Thursday, June 3, 2010 3:40 pm
The 10th edition of Clean Sweep, the supersized "garage sale" at Bates College that benefits the environment, community organizations and scores of satisfied shoppers, starts at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 19, at Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.
Thursday, May 13, 2010 2:34 pm
A foundation that addresses social and environmental needs around the world has awarded Bates College a $15,000 grant to support environmental internships. Following an internal academic competition, six Bates students were chosen to receive Environmental Internship awards from the Oak Foundation of Geneva, Switzerland.
Thursday, April 29, 2010 7:25 am
As Bates begins a yearlong celebration of the 25th anniversary of its Edmund S. Muskie Archives, panel discussions in May examine topics close to the late U.S. Sen. Muskie and to the college itself. Muskie '36 was a Maine governor, U.S. senator and U.S. secretary of state whose achievements included landmark environmental legislation. The changing meanings of Earth Day are at issue in a panel discussion at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 6, in the Muskie Archives, 70 Campus Ave. A panel the following week explores issues around diversity at Bates, which was the first co-educational college in New England and was founded by abolitionists. A Diverse History -- Race, Class and Gender at Bates College in the 19th Century. takes place at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 12, also in the archives.
Thursday, April 22, 2010 12:46 pm
The pivotal role of Edmund S. Muskie in the environmental movement is noted in this article in the St. Louis Beacon.
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 3:45 pm
USA Today explains why we need The Princeton Review’s new green-college guide:...
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 11:42 am
Bates plan looks to biomass for curbing emissions Can a college get...
Monday, March 29, 2010 4:39 pm
The forum, organized by Focus the Nation in partnership with the Alliance for Climate Education, provides an opportunity for learning, sharing and discussion about clean energy and green jobs in Maine and to give young people a platform to speak with elected officials, business leaders and other community leaders. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, March 2, 2010 8:47 am
The Portland Press Herald describes how scientists, officials and residents differ on...