Stories about "Sustainability"
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.
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.
Monday, May 21, 2007 4:32 pm
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
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.
Wednesday, March 7, 2007 3:12 pm
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.
Monday, February 26, 2007 4:12 pm
"What I see happening here at Bates is definitely going in the right direction," said U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud, D-Maine, during a "green tour" of Bates Feb. 20.
Friday, February 2, 2007 11:28 am
In January, for the first time, Bates College joined more than 200 colleges and universities across the United States in RecycleMania, a 10-week recycling and waste minimization competition.
Monday, January 22, 2007 2:44 pm
The Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching recently selected Bates College for its new Community Engagement Classification, created to recognize colleges and universities that have institutionalized community engagement in their endeavors.