Archives for "Sustainability"


August 19, 2009 10:09 am

Abroad Experience

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


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.


August 4, 2009 3:15 pm

Fyn, Denmark

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


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…


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…


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.


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…


June 16, 2009 3:21 pm

Bates' ninth annual Clean Sweep benefits environment, nonprofits

Bates College’s ninth annual Clean Sweep sale takes place from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 20, at the college’s Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.


May 22, 2009 3:06 pm

Mylius '11 helps lead Bates to victory — victory gardening, that is

For the first time since the mid-1990s, Bates’ lush summer plantings will include a garden dedicated solely to providing food for Dining Services. For her environmental studies internship, Molly Mylius ’11 helped Bill Bergevin, the college’s longtime landscape coordinator, build an herb garden near Commons.


May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

As students choose just one intensive course from a portfolio of offerings, Bates’ Short Term is amenable to all kinds of academic experimentation. But one of its most desirable qualities is the precious time it affords for sustained concentration.