Archives for "Sustainability"


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.


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.


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.


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.


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…


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.