Archives for "Sustainability"
Friday, September 28, 2007 2:11 pm
An afternoon thunderstorm on Sept. 27 occasioned an Alumni Walk first: emergency vehicles entering in response to a campus alarm. Although there was no fire, lightning caused a power surge in the fire detection system, frying a computer chip and setting off an alarm in Hathorn Hall.
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 12:41 pm
Agnes Denes, a renowned environmental artist who brought a wheat field to the Manhattan cityscape, offers the annual Otis Lecture at Bates College at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St.
Wednesday, September 5, 2007 8:32 am
This fall Bates College introduces the Bates Bikes, a fleet of 10 cruiser bicycles that belong to the newly created Bates Bike Co-op.
Wednesday, September 5, 2007 8:24 am
Bates College and Zipcar, the world's largest car-sharing service, have announced a partnership to make Zipcars available on campus to faculty, staff and students as an environmentally friendly alternative to the costs and hassles of keeping a car on campus.
Friday, August 17, 2007 8:57 am
With its first occupants scheduled to move in later in the day, the new Bates student housing was introduced to the community with speeches and tours during the morning of Aug. 17.
Wednesday, August 8, 2007 9:14 am
The papers of a Bates College professor who spent decades studying pollution in the Androscoggin River -- pollution that prompted the federal Clean Water Act of 1972 -- are newly accessible to researchers.
Friday, July 20, 2007 11:19 am
This summer, Lewiston has received national recognition by becoming one of 10 municipalities designated an "All-America City" in an annual competition sponsored by the National Civic League.
Tuesday, July 17, 2007 10:11 am
Upcoming road closures will add a certain frisson of adventure to life at Bates. On Friday, July 20, College Street will be closed at Mountain Avenue for the construction of a raised pedestrian crossing, or traffic table, to link Alumni Walk with the new student housing. Signage will help direct motorists to alternate routes.
Thursday, June 28, 2007 11:58 am
The seventh annual Clean Sweep, the Bates College "garage sale" of appliances, furnishings, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised some $17,648 in proceeds that were divided among 18 local school and nonprofit organizations.
Friday, June 8, 2007 11:41 am
Clean Sweep, Bates College's seventh annual "garage sale" of electronics, furnishings, bikes, toys and other goods donated by departing students, takes place Saturday, June 16, at the college's Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.