Archives for "Sustainability"
June 10, 2008 12:00 pm
Commuters aren’t usually encouraged to tool along with eyes closed, ears filled with Sinatra or The Dresden Dolls, and both hands off the wheel. But some 200 lucky Mainers can commute that way safely if they wish — and help out the planet at the same time.
June 9, 2008 12:00 pm
A Rogers Casey Inc. researcher argues that targeted bets on “green” companies could prove superior to more sweeping strategies that purge polluters from institutional portfolios.
June 1, 2008 12:00 pm
‘Responsive and willing’ is how curator Dumas describes faculty interest in Museum L-A projects, while Scobey notes that faculty engages about half of Bates’ 1,700 students in ‘significant community-based learning,’ from internships to research.
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.”
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.