Archives for "Sustainability"
Poetry reading to explore relationship between nature, aesthetics

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.

University Business honors Dining Services' commitment to sustainability, excellence

Thursday, October 1, 2009 12:59 pm

University Business magazine has awarded Bates a “Dining Hall of Distinction” award...

Stonyfield Farm chairman to speak at Bates screening of 'Food, Inc.'

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.

Aiming to curb car use, Bates expands Bike Coop program

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.

2009 reading list for entering students focuses on global climate change

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.

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

Thursday, 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.

Abroad Experience

Wednesday, August 19, 2009 10:09 am

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

The competitive bottled-water industry

Friday, August 7, 2009 9:11 am

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

Fyn, Denmark

Tuesday, August 4, 2009 3:15 pm

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

Students give up their summer to fight global warming

Saturday, July 25, 2009 9:49 am

The Eagle-Tribune of Massachusetts reports on a group of college students, including...

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