Stories about "Sustainability"
'Guiding Stars' supermarket program, used at Bates, gets a tweak, Associated Press reports

Thursday, July 16, 2009 3:39 pm

The Associated Press on July 7, 2009, reports a tweak to the...

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

Thursday, July 2, 2009 1:03 pm

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.

Bottled up

Wednesday, July 1, 2009 11:00 am

Festooned with empty plastic bottles, this tree in the Fireplace Lounge of...

Bates' ninth annual Clean Sweep benefits environment, nonprofits

Tuesday, June 16, 2009 3:21 pm

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.

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

Friday, May 22, 2009 3:06 pm

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.

Passion, intensity drive Short Term offerings

Friday, May 22, 2009 2:50 pm

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.

Navigating rough economic seas

Monday, May 4, 2009 10:44 am

By drawing on inspirational ancestors and marshaling its community, Bates moves forward.

Planting the Seeds of Sustainability

Friday, May 1, 2009 11:39 am

As part of an environmental studies requirement, Molly Mylius '11 will help create an herb garden next to new dining Commons building.

'Students Talkin' About Food'

Friday, April 10, 2009 2:34 pm

The buzzwords fly around the room and no one stops to explain...

Mount David Summit highlights student research across disciplines

Wednesday, April 1, 2009 3:54 pm

The eighth annual Mount David Summit, Bates College's annual celebration of student academic achievement, takes place April 3. More than 280 students are participating in this year's summit. In concurrent sessions throughout the afternoon at Pettengill Hall, participants present research posters, short talks, panel discussions, a photography exhibition and film screenings.

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