Stories about "Sustainability"
Yearlong 'Bates Contemplates Food' initiative raised campus, community awareness of far-reaching issues
Monday, November 2, 2009 12:15 pm
Inspired by the 2008 opening of its new dining Commons and a $2.5 million gift from an anonymous donor supporting organic, natural and farm-fresh food, Bates College devoted the 2008-09 academic year to reflecting on issues, from environmental impacts to food justice, around what and how we choose to eat.
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 4:36 pm
A video of table dancing at New Commons, organized by the student...
Wednesday, October 21, 2009 3:43 pm
As climate activists worldwide take part in an International Day of Climate Action on Saturday, Oct. 24, Kennedy Park in downtown Lewiston will be the focus of local efforts supporting the cause.
Thursday, October 15, 2009 2:05 pm
A sidebar item in USA Today notes Bates’ inclusion on the 2009...
Thursday, October 8, 2009 10:23 am
Huffington Post blogger Liz Neumark P’13, sharing her splendid experience in Maine...
Tuesday, 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.
Thursday, October 1, 2009 12:59 pm
University Business magazine has awarded Bates a “Dining Hall of Distinction” award...
Tuesday, 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.
Friday, 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.
Thursday, 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.