Archives for "Sustainability"

Wednesday

August 8, 2007 9:14 am

Muskie Archives opens historic Androscoggin River data to researchers

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

Lewiston recognized as 'All-America City'

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

Campus construction update: Week of July 16

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

Clean Sweep cleans up: Sale proceeds are nearly double last year's

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

Environment, local nonprofits to benefit from June 16 Clean Sweep sale

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.

Monday

May 21, 2007 4:32 pm

'Green Horizons,' Bates' summer exhibition, examines sustainability

With its centerpiece a giant painting that depicts Brooklyn after millennia of global warming, an exhibition exploring the concept of environmental sustainability opens on June 9 at the Bates College Museum of Art, 75 Russell St.

Wednesday

May 9, 2007 1:14 pm

Bates celebrates Harward Center for Community Partnerships Awards

Twelve individuals and organizations, recipients of the first Bates College Harward Center for Community Partnership Awards, were recently recognized in a celebration at the Edmund S. Muskie Archives.

Friday

April 6, 2007 12:03 pm

Campus construction update: Week of April 9

Between the mud, the plastic wrap and the concrete, the colors of construction work are predominantly drab. But the rare “colorful” colors, as major projects building at Bates this year have shown, can be surprisingly bold.

Wednesday

March 7, 2007 3:12 pm

College joins nationwide carbon-neutrality pact

Bates College is one of eight colleges and universities in Maine, and more than 100 nationwide, to sign an agreement to become “carbon neutral” — that is, to reduce institutional emissions of carbon-based greenhouse gases such that they no longer increase the atmospheric total of such gases.

Saturday

March 3, 2007 9:30 am

Campus construction update: Dining Commons opens

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.