Stories about "Sustainability"
‘Clean Sweep’ sale raises record $21,000 to support local nonprofits

Friday, June 29, 2012 9:40 am

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

Bates environmental economist Lynne Lewis, associate professor of economics, poses on the Auburn banks of the Androscoggin River behind The Hilton Garden Inn Auburn Riverwatch. Photograph by Phyllis Graber Jensen/Bates College.
Bates team featured in New England Emmy-nominated MPBN documentary

Monday, May 7, 2012 2:03 pm

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

Marc Bamuthi Joseph, shown at center during the "Life is Living" festival, Chicago, 2009. Photo by Bethanie Hines.
‘red, black & GREEN: a blues’ breaks boundaries April 27-28

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 1:22 pm

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

Slide Show: Highlights of 2012 MLK Day observance

Friday, January 20, 2012 1:46 pm

From left, Associate Dean of Students James Reese joins Bates Multifaith Chaplain Bill Blaine-Wallace, Victoria Blaine-Wallace and Associate Multifaith Chaplain Emily Wright-Magoon in singing "We Shall Overcome."
King Day Memorial Worship Service recalls memories, asks for action

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 2:38 pm

Before reading the Call to Worship at Bates' annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Worship Service, Dean of Students James Reese shared his memories of King's speech during the March on Washington.

King Day speaker proposes path to reconcile environmental sustainability, justice advocates

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 2:12 pm

"Environmental quality and human equality are inextricably linked," environmental policy expert Julian Agyeman stated in his Martin Luther King Jr. Day keynote address Jan. 16

Sankofa performs during Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2011.
King Day and Weekend events

Tuesday, December 20, 2011 9:33 pm

Here's a schedule, updated Jan. 12, of events related to the observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Jan. 16, 2012.

Georgia Doucette '12 during a visit to a finished portion of the municipal trail system in Lisbon, Maine.
ES students seek to reconnect Androscoggin, residents

Thursday, December 15, 2011 4:55 pm

Twenty-eight Bates students in environmental studies spent the fall contributing to the next chapter of the Androscoggin River's story.

Peninsula Daily News features garden project led by Ellen Sabina ’09

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 7:20 pm

The Peninsula Daily Times of Port Angeles, Wash., describes efforts by Ellen...

Bates was the diving board for global citizen Alyson Ewald ’90

Friday, October 28, 2011 8:00 pm

For Alyson Ewald ’90, Bates was like a diving board, and her...

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