Archives for "Sustainability"

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.

Wednesday

February 20, 2013 11:52 am

Todd Robinson ’79 bets on Belcampo, a ‘breathtakingly complex’ tri-country agribusiness

Todd Robinson ’79 bets on Belcampo, a ‘breathtakingly complex’ tri-country agribusiness

Belcampo is not just an interesting company but a potentially important one.

Wednesday

January 23, 2013 11:41 am

Otis Intern Kate Paladin ’15 learns the value of green ‘action’

Otis Intern Kate Paladin ’15 learns the value of green ‘action’

Kate Paladin ’15 discovers what happens when a community becomes an epicenter of poverty and pollution.

Wednesday

September 26, 2012 4:28 pm

As Clean Water Act’s 40th nears, panel to discuss history, future of landmark legislation

As Clean Water Act’s 40th nears, panel to discuss history, future of landmark legislation

Bates presents a panel discussion exploring the history and future of the Clean Water Act on Oct. 1.

Wednesday

September 26, 2012 1:24 pm

Environmental photographer Chris Jordan to give Otis Lecture

Environmental photographer Chris Jordan to give Otis Lecture

Photographer Chris Jordan, known for depicting the environmental devastation produced by the consumer society, gives the Otis Lecture on Oct. 9.

Monday

September 10, 2012 4:00 pm

Harward Center marks Clean Water Act’s 40th with address by environmental historian

Harward Center marks Clean Water Act’s 40th with address by environmental historian

Bates marks the 40th anniversary of the federal Clean Water Act with a Sept. 20 talk by an influential environmental historian.

Friday

June 29, 2012 9:40 am

‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

The 12th annual Clean Sweep sale raised a record $21,223 that will be divided among participating nonprofit organizations.

Monday

May 7, 2012 2:03 pm

Bates team featured in New England Emmy-nominated MPBN documentary

Bates team featured in New England Emmy-nominated MPBN documentary

“Desperate Alewives,” a Maine Public Broadcasting Network documentary featuring Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis among others, has been nominated for a New England Emmy.

Tuesday

April 24, 2012 1:22 pm

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ breaks boundaries April 27-28

‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ breaks boundaries April 27-28

Bates College and the Bates Dance Festival present this widely acclaimed multimedia production “red, black & GREEN: a blues” April 27-28.