Archives for "Sustainability"

Tuesday

January 17, 2012 2:12 pm

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

“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

Tuesday

December 20, 2011 9:33 pm

King Day and Weekend events

King Day and Weekend events

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

Thursday

December 15, 2011 4:55 pm

ES students seek to reconnect Androscoggin, residents

ES students seek to reconnect Androscoggin, residents

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

Wednesday

December 14, 2011 7:20 pm

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

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

The Peninsula Daily Times of Port Angeles, Wash., describes efforts by Ellen Sabina ’09 to create a vegetable garden at…

Wednesday

December 7, 2011 4:56 pm

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

Audio slide show: Fresh and Healthy

David Longdon ’14 reflects on his summer as a leadership intern with Lots to Gardens, a youth-oriented, sustainable urban agriculture program in Lewiston.

Friday

October 28, 2011 8:00 pm

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

For Alyson Ewald ’90, Bates was like a diving board, and her pool was Olympic-size — the globe, into which…

Friday

October 21, 2011 10:10 am

Lecture, activities explore being ‘Here and Now in a Nonstop World’

Lecture, activities explore being ‘Here and Now in a Nonstop World’

Scott Belsky, CEO of Behance, discusses the importance of reflective thought amidst the information onslaught.

Thursday

September 15, 2011 1:36 pm

Award-winning nature poet to present Otis Lecture

Camille Dungy, an award-winning environmental poet and editor of the first anthology of nature poetry by African American writers, presents the Otis Lecture at Bates College at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 6, in the Olin Arts Center Concert Hall, 75 Russell St. Sponsored by the Philip J. Otis Endowment at Bates, the event is open to the public at no cost, but tickets are required.

Tuesday

September 6, 2011 10:25 am

New students find the appeal of green at Orientation

“We have had steady business, and that’s great,” sustainability coordinator Julie Rosenbach said about the materials she offered at Orientation about “green” programs at Bates.

Thursday

September 1, 2011 9:30 am

Rachel Stern '07, Fulbright grant recipient

An economics major at Bates, Stern received a Fulbright to study for a master’s of business administration at IE, a business school in Madrid. Aspiring to do business development that is socially and environmentally sustainable, particularly with women entrepreneurs in the Third World, Stern has selected IE because of its international leadership in this field.