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Friday

September 11, 2009
9:06 am

Aiming to curb car use, Bates expands Bike Coop program

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

2009 reading list for entering students focuses on global climate change

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.

Thursday

August 27, 2009
11:42 am

First-years asked to act on climate change as academic year begins

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.

Wednesday

August 19, 2009
10:09 am

Abroad Experience

Photographs from study abroad hint at the space between knowledge and experience

Friday

August 7, 2009
9:11 am

The competitive bottled-water industry

Fox Business interviews Bryan Pullen, CEO of Summit Spring, provider of bottled water to Bates.

Tuesday

August 4, 2009
3:15 pm

Fyn, Denmark

This was shot in April 2007 on the island of Fyn.

Saturday

July 25, 2009
9:49 am

Students give up their summer to fight global warming

The Eagle-Tribune of Massachusetts reports on a group of college students, including Kyle Hagenbuch ’10, who are bicycling across the…

Thursday

July 16, 2009
3:39 pm

'Guiding Stars' supermarket program, used at Bates, gets a tweak, Associated Press reports

The Associated Press on July 7, 2009, reports a tweak to the Guiding Stars program, a food star rating system…

Thursday

July 2, 2009
1:03 pm

Clean Sweep sets record, raising more than $21,000 for local nonprofits

Bates’ ninth annual Clean Sweep, a “garage sale” of usable goods donated by departing students that was held June 20, raised a record $21,400 in proceeds that will be divided among local nonprofit organizations.

Wednesday

July 1, 2009
11:00 am

Bottled up

Festooned with empty plastic bottles, this tree in the Fireplace Lounge of new Commons symbolizes a semester-long debate that began…