Archives for "Sustainability"

Thursday

November 7, 2013 11:32 am

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

A forum on youth homelessness in Maine and a talk by a leading climate change activist take place a day apart in presentations at Bates College.

Friday

September 27, 2013 2:01 pm

Chronicler of boom, bust in American West gives Otis Lecture on Oct. 14

Chronicler of boom, bust in American West gives Otis Lecture on Oct. 14

Rubén Martínez, chronicler of the harsh consequences of boom times in the West, gives the annual Otis Lecture on Oct. 14.

Tuesday

August 27, 2013 2:11 pm

Gabe Clark ’02 tells Bangor Daily News that grass-fed beef is where it’s at

Gabe Clark ’02 tells Bangor Daily News that grass-fed beef is where it’s at

Gabe Clark ’02 is front and center in a Bangor Daily News story about Maine’s chance to expand sales of grass-fed beef.

Tuesday

August 13, 2013 12:00 pm

Summer Student Research: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Summer Student Research: Reaz ’16 pursues clean water for the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Zuhayr Reaz ’16 is doing fieldwork in support of WaterAid in in his home country of Bangladesh, where nearly one…

Wednesday

July 31, 2013 4:41 pm

Bates earns third star for ‘green’ dining, joining just five other schools in category

Bates earns third star for ‘green’ dining, joining just five other schools in category

Bates Dining recently earned a third star for its sustainability rating from the Green Restaurant Association.

Monday

July 8, 2013 10:15 am

Clean Sweep 2013 raises nearly $17,000 for local organizations

Clean Sweep 2013 raises nearly $17,000 for local organizations

Bates’ 2013 Clean Sweep sale raised nearly $17,000 for local nonprofits.

Thursday

June 6, 2013 2:49 pm

Lighting upgrade closes art museum for summer; new LEDs will slash electricity use

Lighting upgrade closes art museum for summer; new LEDs will slash electricity use

The Bates College Museum of Art is closed for the summer for the installation of a state-of-the-art LED lighting system.

Friday

May 31, 2013 1:18 pm

Attention, L-A shoppers! Bates’ popular Clean Sweep sale returns June 15

Attention, L-A shoppers! Bates’ popular Clean Sweep sale returns June 15

Bates’ popular “Clean Sweep” sale returns for the 13th year on Saturday, June 15.

Sunday

May 26, 2013 1:00 pm

Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

Commencement 2013: Address by Gary Hirshberg

The graduates’ level of community engagement and real world applied learning, said Gary Hirshberg, “will be as critical a contributor to your futures as any academic achievement.”

Thursday

February 21, 2013 9:29 am

Thanks to tar-sands oil letter, two sophomores named advocacy project finalists

Thanks to tar-sands oil letter, two sophomores named advocacy project finalists

Two Bates sophomores are among finalists in a letter-writing competition designed to teach college students effective advocacy.