Archives for "Sustainability"
May 8, 2009 2:52 pm
Bates College is updating its 2004 Facilities Master Plan. The Facilities Master Plan addresses current and future needs for the…
May 4, 2009 10:44 am
By drawing on inspirational ancestors and marshaling its community, Bates moves forward.
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.
April 10, 2009 2:34 pm
The buzzwords fly around the room and no one stops to explain them. “Commodity crops.” “Food web.” “Food miles.” “Victory…
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.
April 1, 2009 10:53 am
When Tom Brennan ’83, senior natural resource manager for Poland Spring bottled water, approaches a Maine community about using their…
March 31, 2009 4:09 pm
If you think of the yearlong Bates Contemplates Food initiative as an arch built from many stones, Mark Winne ’72 set the moral keystone in place with a lecture on March 30.
March 26, 2009 10:07 am
A Los Angeles Times news story about new federal legislation protecting more than 2 million acres in nine states, including more than 700,000 acres in California, quotes Sam Goldman ’03, California wilderness coordinator at the Wilderness Society. “We’re ecstatic,” he says, summing up the response of conservationists.
March 25, 2009 12:39 pm
Bill McKibben, the environmental journalist who wrote the first book aimed at a general readership about climate change, gave a talk titled “Global Warming: Fighting Against It, Living With It” on Thursday, March 12.
March 23, 2009 1:05 pm
Former Maine Gov. Angus King Jr. visits Bates on March 25 to address the theme “Protecting the Environment: Reflections on the Role of Leadership.”