Archives for "Sustainability"
October 15, 2009 2:05 pm
A sidebar item in USA Today notes Bates’ inclusion on the 2009 Green Rating Honor Roll published by The Princeton…
October 13, 2009 10:48 am
“Bates College stood out as a best-practice example showing a broad level of impact across many aspects of sustainability.”
October 8, 2009 10:23 am
Huffington Post blogger Liz Neumark P’13, sharing her splendid experience in Maine during Parents & Family Weekend, gives kudos to…
October 6, 2009 10:13 am
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.
October 1, 2009 12:59 pm
University Business magazine has awarded Bates a “Dining Hall of Distinction” award for having the country’s best “self-operated dining program.”…
September 29, 2009 1:30 pm
A Bates College screening of the food-industry exposé “Food, Inc.” will be followed by a question-and-answer session with the director of Bates Dining Services and with Gary Hirshberg, head of organic yogurt producer Stonyfield Farm.
September 11, 2009 1:59 pm
The ceremony beginning Bates’ 155th academic year on Sept. 9 took place on a choice afternoon, sunny and mild, and explored in depth the concept of choice — no small issue for 470 first-year students confronted with new freedom to make their own choices.
September 11, 2009 9:06 am
Among amenities awaiting Bates students as they arrived on campus this month was a bicycle built for two — just the thing for taking a spin downtown with a close friend.
August 27, 2009 12:24 pm
The members of the class of 2013 have been asked to explore the Global Project 350 Web site, and then read at least one other piece on the list. Through orientation and various events throughout the fall, Bates will join local, regional, national and global communities in the Global Project 350 effort to effect change and influence political leaders as the Global Climate Change Summit draws near.
August 27, 2009 11:42 am
As Bates College prepares for the start of its 144th academic year, the college is asking its 470 arriving first-year students to join together in researching and taking action on carbon emissions and climate change.