Stories about "Sustainability"
Balanced Beam

Tuesday, May 13, 2008 10:44 am

Behind the Ben Ayers ’99–Kirsten Walter ’00 farmhouse, barn designer and friend Brad Morse ’99, along with neighbor Bruce Bell, was cutting beams from hemlock timbers that Bell and son Nat had milled. On Morse’s T-shirt was the phrase “Measure twice, cut once.” An understatement, actually, said Morse with a smile. “I’m pretty picky about everything, so I do it more than twice.”

More than a month old, dining Commons still a fresh Bates place

Wednesday, April 9, 2008 12:00 pm

Spring's happy arrival after a long winter manifests itself in myriad ways, which is one way to explain the giddy reactions to the new dining Commons, open since Feb. 24.

Bates is happy to have a beef with Gabe '02 and Amanda Clark '02

Wednesday, April 9, 2008 10:39 am

When Gabe '02 and Amanda Waterhouse Clark '02 bought Cold Spring Ranch in 2005, they were well aware of the task that lay ahead.

Lecture explores CO2 storage as means of mitigating climate change

Wednesday, March 26, 2008 9:54 am

Michael Celia, chair of the civil and environmental engineering department at Princeton University, gives a talk at Bates College titled "Geological Storage as a Carbon Mitigation Option" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, March 27, in Room 204, Carnegie Science Building, 44 Campus Ave

Reimagining the North Woods: The Changing Environment of Maine

Thursday, March 13, 2008 4:00 am

Maine faces major decisions on the future of its North Woods. Decisions that will be made soon regarding development will have big implications for the environment and growth management in Maine and around the country.

New Dining Commons at Bates College

Monday, March 10, 2008 12:00 pm

About 1,000 Bates people put the new dining Commons to the test over dinner on Monday, Feb. 25.

A year later, U.S. Rep. Michaud inspects completed Commons

Friday, March 7, 2008 11:04 am

About a year after visiting Bates to see how the college is making itself more sustainable, U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud returned on March 7 for lunch and a tour of Bates' new, "green" dining Commons.

Campus construction update: Dining Commons opens

Monday, March 3, 2008 9:30 am

About 1,000 Bates people put the new dining Commons to the test over dinner on Monday, Feb. 25, Dining Services director Christine Schwartz estimated the following day.

The Wedding Gift

Saturday, March 1, 2008 3:11 pm

Friends and family raise a barn, and some community spirit, at the farmhouse wedding of Kirsten Walter '00 and Ben Ayers '99

Dinner Time

Saturday, March 1, 2008 2:53 pm

About 1,000 diners gave the College’s new Commons its first major test on the evening of Feb. 25 during the first dinner served to the entire campus community in the new space.

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