Archives for "Sustainability"

Thursday

September 1, 2011 9:22 am

Peter Marsters '09, Fulbright grant recipient

Peter Marsters ’09, who graduated from Bates with a degree in modern Chinese history, has worked as a program assistant for the China Environment Forum at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Wednesday

August 31, 2011 12:50 pm

Emily Grady '10, Fulbright teaching assistantship recipient

Emily Grady ’10 has received a Fulbright assistantship for teaching English in Argentina. As an environmental studies major at Bates, Grady co-founded two student environmental organizations, lobbied Maine’s senators for comprehensive climate legislation and co-founded an environmental leadership training program for Bates students.

Tuesday

July 19, 2011 1:10 pm

Newburyport Daily News profiles Humane Society state director Fox '03

The Newburyport, Mass., Daily News profiles Alexis Fox ’03, state director of the Humane Society of the United States, who…

Thursday

July 7, 2011 1:04 pm

Clean Sweep raises more than $16,000 for local nonprofits

The 11th annual Clean Sweep, Bates College’s green “garage sale” of appliances, furniture, electronics and other goods donated by departing students, raised $16,540 in proceeds that will be divided among 13 local nonprofit organizations.

Monday

June 6, 2011 4:43 pm

Clean Sweep, Bates' mighty 'garage sale,' slated for June 18

A “garage sale” on a massive scale that benefits the environment, community organizations and countless satisfied shoppers, Bates College’s Clean Sweep returns for the 11th year at 8 a.m. Saturday, June 18, at Underhill Arena, 145 Russell St.

Friday

May 6, 2011 10:13 am

Amandla! presents lecture on environmental racism

Activist Omar Freilla presents a talk on issues within the environmental movement at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in the Keck Classroom (G52) in Pettengill Hall, 4 Andrews Road. Sponsored by Amandla!, the event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Friday

April 29, 2011 12:58 pm

Campus Construction Update: April 29, 2011

“Wow” was the consensus among the dozen-plus faculty and staff on an April 26 tour of Hedge Hall led by project manager Paul Farnsworth and clerk of the works Chris Streifel.

Monday

April 25, 2011 9:13 am

Bates launches EcoService Day with green projects on, off campus

From the shores of the Androscoggin River to the slopes of Bradbury Mountain, dozens of Bates College students, staff and faculty will fan out through Lewiston-Auburn and beyond on Saturday, April 30, to give the environment a helping hand.

Monday

April 18, 2011 10:55 am

Campus Construction Update: April 18, 2011

Like cars and telephones, buildings are catching up rapidly to their human masters in the realm of intelligence. The renovated Roger Williams and Hedge halls, for instance, will wisely empower their occupants to stay comfortable without wasting energy.

Tuesday

April 5, 2011 11:11 am

The Burlington Free Press profiles artists and cheesemakers Sessions '99 and Bernhardt '99

Burlington Free Press correspondent Melissa Pasanen profiles Hannah Sessions ’99 and Greg Bernhardt ’99, writing that “the to-do list of…